Australias's Most Popular Watersports Website
Started in 1997, Seabreeze.com.au officially became Australia's most popular Watersports Website in 2007, and has been each year since. Thank you for your continued support!
(Results audited yearly by Experian)

The rumours are true!

If you heard that we're ocean junkies, we admit it. We can't get enough of being in or on the water. What drives you? A howling 30 knots, a solid 6 foot swell, or maybe a complete glass off so you can drop a line in?

We share your passion and this site was setup for you & I. Do you want to know the conditions right now, and what the wind & waves are going to do? So do I!

Apart from weather, you'll find busy forums, news, how-to articles, classifieds, events and more, to keep you informed and getting out doing your sport.

Testiment to our commitment to serving ocean junkies, Seabreeze is the #1 choice of Kitesurfers, Stand Up Paddlers, Windsurfers, and Surfers/Longboarders. We are honoured to host the most popular watersports forums/2nd hand listings for each of these sports - more ocean crazed addicts than any other site in Australia! - an honour & a privelige - thanks crew!

Latest Watersport News

This week it seems that the trendy thing to do in kiteboarding is jump over your mates. While trolling through the kiteboarding forums on Seabreeze.com.au forums and various social media, countless numbers of kiteboarders are seen soaring overhead without
Foilboarding is all the rage in kiteboarding and sailing right now, but for the surfers, foils are still very very niche. Except in Laird Hamilton's case, he is the master of the hydrofoil.
The perfect tropical cyclone would be the one that slides a hundred kilometers off the coast of Queensland, all the way south to the Gold Coast then out to sea again. But alas, they don't work like that, and while Central Queensland mops up after being ba
In what's being likened to a soap opera tv-series, the Team New Zealand Americas Cup skipper is now calling in the lawyers to settle a bitter dispute amongst the ranks.
What happens when an enthusiastic angler in Brisbane hooks a giant Pike Eel in the Brisbane River? Hilarity, as we found out when we read the story of Rick van der Drift's big catch this week.
Some sorely needed new moorings installed at Rottnest Island, WA
Work in the watersports industry
While QLD cleans up after Cyclone Marcia, stand up paddlers are making the most of some epic downwind and surfing conditions on offer between the Gold and Sunshine Coasts.
With waves in the 1ft region last weekend, Dongara in WA became a freestyle paradise during Kitestock 2015.
Change is in the wind for the month-long Sail Mooloolaba celebration of sailing regatta which is held each year throughout June.
Bored at work? Wish you were out sailing? Try this technical sailing game from the guys who made the Sail Racer App. It's frustrating, but fun!
Still reeling after last the news of Sailing's axing from the 2020 Paralympic games in Tokyo? Same here, but there's good news! No, it's not back in the games, but there is a chance for it to be!
After collecting more than 8.7km of fishing line, 1743 fishing hooks and sinkers, 254 lure packets and 1508 bait bags in specialized bins around Perth, the WA Department of Fisheries is planning to spend another $20,000 on expanding the scheme.
It was a final day full of mega loops, handlepasses and much to the crowds delight, wipeouts of epic proportions. For Aaron Hadlow, the day ended atop the coveted King of the Air podium, but for Ruben Lenten, the event favorite, his day ended in hospital.
It seems that every year we get a story about a Tidal Bore delivered to our inbox. Those standing waves of murky brown water, slowly moving down a river and occasionally big enough to stand up paddle surf. But this ones a little different!
Windiest places in Australia:
New South WalesCAPE BYRON23 knots, SSW
QueenslandCAPE MORETON23 knots, SSE
Western AustraliaROTTNEST ISLAND22 knots, SSE
Western AustraliaCAPE LEEUWIN22 knots, SE
Western AustraliaCAPE NATURALISTE20 knots, ESE
Western AustraliaBUSSELTON JETTY19 knots, SSE
New South WalesKURNELL19 knots, SSW

Windless places in Australia:
QueenslandWILLIAMSON2 knots, ESE
South AustraliaSELLICKS HILL2 knots, NE
Western AustraliaHILLARYS3 knots, E
VictoriaFAWKNER BEACON3 knots, W
VictoriaFRANKSTON3 knots, SE
QueenslandLOW ISLES3 knots, N
QueenslandSOUTH JOHNSTONE3 knots, NNE
Win a trip to Cocos Islands

Seabreeze competitions & results...

Wow! We've given away over $65,000 of prizes given away so far - the last being a $3000 holiday to the Cocos Islands. Plenty more competitions to come, to keep everything interesting & fun!

Ever wondered where to find the results for a competitions? Just look under the "News" menu, and click the Competitions item.

Click to browse past competition entries, and the winners.

News & How-To's

Every week we have fresh news for many sports, and how-to articles to get your improving...

View the Latest News... or View our "How To" Library...
Want to be told when the conditions are right?
Set up Wind & Wave SMS Alerts...
Got an iPhone?
Try the Seabreeze iPhone Weather App in iTunes

Used / 2nd Hand Watersports Gear - The Seabreeze Buy & Sell

The classifieds have been helping watersports junkies trade gear for over 10 years, with an easy to use and trusted listing service. Simple to use, you can list for free, or invest in a premium photo listing for maximum exposure.

Easily Australia's largest and most popular listings of Kitesurfing Kites & Boards, , SUP Boards, Surfboards, and Windsurfing equiment...

View the Seabreeze Buy & Sell...

Sailing, Boating, Fishing or Surfing?

Welcome! You've now found the site that will get your out on the water in the best conditions, more often.

No more wasted trips to the beach to check the weather!

For over ten years, it's been our pleasure to provide the tools needed to get out on the ocean the day when conditions are perfect.

Seabreeze.com.au really has been built by hardcore water enthusiasts. We've tweaked every feature of the site to make it as easy as possible to use - our goals it to get you out doing what you want to be doing, more often and having more fun!

Kitesurfing / Kiteboarding

Developed in the late 90's, a kitesurfer (or 'kiteboarder') uses a board (often with foot-straps), and is pulled across the water by a powerful kite. Once powered up, there is no limit to fun that can be had kitesurfing! From cruising and carving on flat water, to massive jumps and tricks through to wave riding. Riders are pushing the boundaries in the surf using strapless surfboards - true testament to their skill of controlling a powerful kite whilst ripping up the wave.

Kitesurfing has exploded in popularity due to the small amount of equipment required, and the huge wide wind range of modern kites. When the sport was first developed, the kites were quite lethal and fatalities were recorded. Through advances in control systems and kite design, modern day kites are far safer and the sport more accessible than ever before.

Seabreeze.com.au is Australia's #1 portal for kitesurfing - see it all at:
  * Australia's most popular Kitesurfing Forum,
  * Australia's biggest offering of Kiteboarding Gear here.   
  * Latest kiteboarding News,
  * Listing of all Australian Kitesurfing Events and,
  * Articles to improve your kiteboarding!

Windsurfing

Latest posts in the Windsurfing forums...

Ooops.... Nose Repair required
By Mort67
Anyone for Cheese Roll?
By Hazzelbanger
Advice on second board
By MrSpinout
GT-31 Accuracy
By Jacko51
Loopless
By jn1
Severne S3 - awesome
By Mark _australia
Forward Loop
By neng
Tomo any takers CATBAY
By waveboy1
Developed in the 70's, windsurfing uses a board, usually two to five meters long and powered by a sail. The rig is connected to the board by a free-rotating flexible joint called the Universal Joint (U-Joint). Unlike a rudder-steered sailboat, a windsurfer is steered by the tilting and rotating of the mast and sail as well as tilting and carving the board.

A windsurfer can perform jumps, inverted loops, spinning maneuvers, and other "freestyle" moves. Windsurfers were the first to ride the world's largest waves, such as Jaws on the island of Maui, and, with very few exceptions, it was not until the advent of tow-in surfing that waves of that size became accessible to surfers.

Windsurfing includes speed sailing, slalom, course racing, wave sailing, superX, and freestyle as distinct disciplines.

Seabreeze.com.au is Australia's #1 portal for windsurfing - see it all at:
  * Australia's most popular Windsurfing Forum,
       (& home to all state association windsurfing forums)
  * Australia's biggest offering of Windsurfing equipment
  * Latest Windsurfing News,
  * Listing of all Australian Windsurfing Events and,

Stand Up Paddle (SUP)

The first stand up paddle boards emerged in Waikiki in the early 1950s. It's taken over 50 years for it to appear as the latest emerging sport with thousands grabbing a paddle for the first time, every day.

All you need is a board and a paddle and you're off having fun. Apart from the excellent fitness obtained by SUP (sure beats treadmills and stationary bikes), it gets you out in the elements, having fun and experiencing adventure.

From a relaxing cruise around the river to hard core big wave riding, Stand Up Paddle is accessible to everybody.

 *  Visit Australia's most popular Stand Up Paddle forum
 *  Check the Stand Up Paddle photo gallery
 *  Read a full article on the history of SUP here..,

You can also rapidly reach Standup Paddle content via our new portal - standuppaddle.net.au
It's true, many people mispell or misstype "seabreeze" - we've seen seabreaze, seebreeze, seabreez and more. For all these typing mistakes there's only one spelling that'll get you on the water more often - seabreeze.com.au!