Loaded with photos, this title describes 100 of the best longboard waves in the world and offers insider tips on how to ride them. From the Maldives to Australia's Gold Coast, from Costa Rica to Fiji, from Samoa to Sri Lanka, it covers every aspect of surf travel for longboarders: where to go, where to stay, and what gear to take.
The foreword is written by Taylor Jensen, the current ASP World Longboard Champion. The book also includes a comprehensive directory of travel resources where readers can find information about the best surf camps, travel agencies and operators around the world. Packed with sublime photos, up-to-date info and real-life traveller's tales, The Longboard Travel Guide is the essential handbook for all longboarders who yearn to find perfect waves. Sam Bleakley is a widely travelled writer and professional surfer based in the UK. During his competitive career he won a veritable hoard of silverware including multiple English, British and European titles. His travel writing has been published in international surfing magazines such as Carve, Pacific Longboarder, Surf News and The Surfer's Path, and he is the author of two books, Surfing Brilliant Corners and Surfing Tropical Beats. He lives with his wife and children near Sennen on the far western tip of Cornwall.