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The Stoke Exchange: Brian Talma’s Beach Culture World Tour winds up in Barbados. Expect a cross flow of culture, surfing and Banks beer.
When the Plan Comes to You: Maria Andres makes the case for Croatia being the best touring destination in Europe.
A Vulgar Display of Summer: If the sun shines on a beach and no one is there to hashtag it, does it count? Maybe if you’re riding a longboard in late summer France.
Fuerteventura: Iballa Moreno and Shakira Westdorp stamp a series of exclamation marks all over the windy rock’s waves.
Editorial: Save a turtle, have a beer.
Perspectives: Beautiful world, beautiful people.
Cycle, Paddle, Run: Two mates go on a 1600 km cycle, 65 km mountain ultra-run and a 120 km river paddle through Patagonia, break world records, learn to sup on the way.
Silvaplana: Maybe a bit late this year, but next summer look into the Swiss Alps, and Lake Silvaplana for a place to paddle yourself into oblivion.
Changing Waves: Between the lulls of a 16 second period swell, Finn Mullen has time to consider the past, present and future of our relationship with the sea. Is it our turn to give something back?
The Hintertux Glacier: Valentin Illichman gets some funny looks from skiiers when he takes his inflato and paddle up the mountain in a gondola. Rated S for Stunts.
The People vs Plastic: Cal Major launches a new regular feature on ways each of us can reduce plastic in the ocean, starting right now! A bit about water: the first in a new series. If you don’t like it, let us know.
Paddle Science: Sleep is the first thing that goes out the window when we’re stressed, but it’s the cheapest and most powerful way to improve your mental and physical health.
Get Psyched: This issue Sian leads us off on the quintessential Welsh epic, the bothy adventure.
On Test: Five surf shapes are under Dave’s intense scrutiny – Bic Performer, Fanatic Stubby, Naish Mad Dog, Smik Hipster Twin and Starboard Wide Point.
The Apex: Marcio Franca Dias closes out this issue with the perennial statement of arrival, the forehand snap.
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