Posts By: Tom Keyes

A Secure Wallet Built to Withstand Sand and Seawater

A Secure Wallet Built to Withstand Sand and Seawater

The way we’re paying for things is changing. Cash is fast becoming obsolete. A quick swipe of our contactless card is all we need to finalise a transaction. Yet the way we carry our cards has remained the same, largely because it is not widely known that the information from your contactless cards can in fact be… Read more

The Most Dangerous Places to Surf on the Planet: 3 Destinations You’ll Never Get to Visit

The Most Dangerous Places to Surf on the Planet: 3 Destinations You’ll Never Get to Visit

‍‍ Surfing often offers a unique glimpse into unknown environments. The search for waves takes you to places you wouldn’t normally venture and allows you to experience cultures that would otherwise remain undiscovered. In places where surfing is uncommon, the locals’ attitude to these unknown and unfamiliar travellers is usually one of intrigue. Hospitality is… Read more

8 Essential Things Every New Surfer Should Know

8 Essential Things Every New Surfer Should Know

Nobody likes to be a branded a ‘newbie’. In surf terms the word ‘kook’ exists specifically to label those new to the sport. Those who have little regard for the rules of the water. They’re easy to spot, usually because they’re the ones lumbering down to the water’s edge with an 11 foot longboard and an… Read more

Cornwall’s Big Wave Spot ‘The Cribbar’ Roars into Life

Cornwall’s Big Wave Spot ‘The Cribbar’ Roars into Life

With the entire surf industry in temporary residence on the North Shore of Hawaii, Cornwall’s most famous big wave spot has just completed its best impression of Waimea Bay, the irony being that those decamped in and around Pipeline are currently experiencing less than favourable conditions. Storms and squalls in the deepest corners of the Atlantic… Read more

Intermediate to Advanced Surfer: 8 Tips that Will Improve Your Surfing

Intermediate to Advanced Surfer: 8 Tips that Will Improve Your Surfing

‍ Making the transition from intermediate to advanced surfer is a tricky step. And it’s one that isn’t helped by an unwillingness to accept advice. As surfers we display a reluctance to continue with lessons and are certainly sensitive towards anyone attempting to unpick what is going wrong and daring to make suggestions as to how it can… Read more

Stay Warm in the Surf this Winter: 6 Ways to Fight the Cold

Stay Warm in the Surf this Winter: 6 Ways to Fight the Cold

For some ocean lovers it’s approaching the time of year where the water temperature has dropped low enough to start thinking about bringing the gloves, boots and affectionately nicknamed ‘twat caps’, out of summer hibernation. Cold water surfing requires a whole new level of loyalty. Surfers who only frequent warm waters fail to understand the dedication… Read more