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

All it takes is a little know-how, several hours and some old stuff laying around in the shed to make your very own hydrofoil. It makes you wonder why we didn't think of this years ago!
"I've always wondered what it's like at that beach now. Were the locals inspired by getting a taste for surfing? The fantasy was, that they created a thriving surf scene." Tells Filmmaker Jamie Tierney.
As winter hits Australia with bitterly cold weather...
Dame Ellen MacArthur tore the record books apart and threw them overboard when she set off on an around the world record attempt in 2005. By February 7, she became the fastest person (not just woman) to sail around the world solo, doing it in 71 days, 14
Have you ever tried taking your pooch for a paddle? Some dogs love it, some don't, and this guy Ollie. He don't.
Croatia is known as one of the best kept flat-water secrets of the stand up paddling world with thousands of islands to explore and a strong local paddling scene.
The Newport stopover of the Volvo Ocean Race had a surprise in store for Becca (soon to be) Walker, when she was hoisted up the mast of the Ocean 65 - Alvimedica during an elaborate marriage proposal by her boyfriend Taylor.
Over in Norway, they take drinking seriously. That includes drinking while on the water, and that comes right down to the sneaky glass of champagne you have with the family on a Sunday afternoon.
A south African man is in the planning stages of what could be the worlds first Atlantic Ocean crossing by stand up paddle board. Chris Bertish hopes to make the journey in November 2016, but wishes he could leave tomorrow!
We would like to contact past members (and families and friends) of Balmoral Sailing Club (BSC) to invite them to be a part of the Club's 70th Celebrations to be held at Balmoral Sailing Club, The Esplanade, Mosman, NSW on Sunday 18th October 2015 commenc
Next time you need a baby sitter, call pro kiteboarder from Naish - Jesse Richman. He knows how to get the kids off the screens! Not too good with getting homework done though.
He's kitelooped from crane tops, he's boosted off Branson's private Island rooftop, this time, he's doing it off the mast tip of the Volvo Ocean 65, Azzam, known as Abu Dhabi Ocean Racing.
ActionSportsWA are looking for instructors for their kite schools in Perth, WA for the 2016 season starting in November 2015...
By no means was it gnarly, rad or fully sick, but nobody can deny that the board was surfing a wave, and it did so with all participants on board. Each one of them were totally stoked, and so were the thousands of on-lookers lining the world famous Huntin
The QLD Department of Agriculture and Fisheries reports that they've seen a cultural shift in Recreational Anglers in relation to the reporting of illegal fishing activities.
Windiest places in Australia:
VictoriaHOGAN ISLAND29 knots, WNW
TasmaniaCAPE GRIM23 knots, W
VictoriaWILSONS PROMONTORY21 knots, WNW
TasmaniaKING ISLAND21 knots, NW
VictoriaSOUTH CHANNEL ISLAND20 knots, N
QueenslandARLINGTON REEF18 knots, ENE
VictoriaFAWKNER BEACON17 knots, N

Windless places in Australia:
New South WalesSCOTLAND ISLAND2 knots, E
QueenslandMAROOCHYDORE2 knots, SW
Western AustraliaHILLARYS3 knots, NE
QueenslandREDCLIFFE3 knots, SW
QueenslandSOUTH JOHNSTONE3 knots, SE
QueenslandWILLIAMSON3 knots, SE
South AustraliaOUTER HARBOUR3 knots, NE
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...
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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

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!