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Designed Beyond Seasons

For us here at Finisterre, sustainable design goes beyond the fabrics we use and the factories we partner with. The construction of a product is obviously important, but for it to be truly sustainable it...

Wave Alliance x Thatha iLiza

To support the mounting evidence for the benefits of surf therapy, we've been sharing stories from our friends at The Wave Alliance and their partners around the world - supporting their aim to grow the use of...

Beginners Guide To Stand Up Paddleboarding

Paddleboarding is the perfect way to explore and adventure. Ancient sea caves, hidden beaches, a serene picture of the ocean life beneath your feet... SUP adventures unlock the potential for discovery like nothing else. The beauty...

Agent of Change

Leaders are not born, they are made. Growing up in a South African township, Finisterre Ambassador Apish Tshetsha's deep connection to his local community, and the trust this gained, was one of the central pillars...

Summer Beach Safety with Mike Lay

It's been said a million times in a million ways, but what a year it has been. Now, as a semblance of normality returns to daily life, people are itching to do all those things...

Underwater Update | Spring 2021

Seagrass meadows provide valuable nursery habitat to over one fifth of the world’s largest 25 fisheries, and despite covering only 0.1 per cent of the ocean floor these meadows are highly efficient carbon sinks, storing...

"Mayday ~ Mayday"

Dougal Paterson is an accomplished and experienced big wave surfer. A stalwart of the South African big wave scene, his face is an ever-present in the line-up - whether charging liquid mountains or standing sentinel...

Rationalising the Absurd | Josh Vyvyan

An acclaimed artist and illustrator hailing from the Lizard Peninsula in Cornwall’s southernmost reaches, Josh Vyvyan has grown up with a deep and ever present connection to the sea. The creative who brought to life...

Art of Balance | Clara Jonas

Clara Jonas is a graphic designer and illustrator hailing from North Cornwall. A surfer who is passionate about the environment, her work is informed by the lifestyle she leads and her philosophies of creativity and...

The Cold Water Community of Clevedon Marine Lake

Outdoor swimming in the UK is as much about finding a tribe as the act of immersion. Cold mornings, howling winds, frozen waters; the challenging conditions found along our coast, particularly through winter, bring together an incredibly...

How Storytelling Can Inspire Change | #SeaOurFuture

Sea7 speaker James Honeyborne is a biologist by degree and a storyteller by heart. In his workshop How to Tell Stories that Create Change, James talked through his learnings from making the hit BBC series...

Ocean Sheroes | P's First 10 Days At Sea

One boat, four women, 50 days at sea, and 2,400 nautical miles... The ocean Sheroes team have undertaken a monumental challenge, facing some of the toughest conditions of their voyage straight after departing from San...

Saving Threshers | Oceanographic 18

In partnership with Oceanographic, we've been sharing some of the best stories from the magazine on The Broadcast; bringing different perspectives from around the world to our community of sea lovers. In the feature article of Issue 18,...

Field Report: I Have Tried In My Way To Be Free

Freedom is a choice. A state of mind. A lifestyle. It's something you carve out, not stumble upon. Something we all seek, in our own ways... Showcasing talented filmmakers and photographers, the Field Report tells...

How To Repair Your Jacket

We believe that the most sustainable product is the one you already own. That's why our Lived & Loved repairs team have been breathing new life into old favourites for years.  Now, we've made it...

Wave Alliance x Alto Peru

We've always known that the ocean has the power to heal. To support the mounting evidence for the benefits of surf therapy,  we've been sharing stories from our friends Waves for Change and their partners...

Underwater Awakening

Over the past year, we've been sharing the exciting underwater updates from UK based Project Seagrass co-founder RJ Lilley, on their ocean rewilding journey. During the COVID19 pandemic and through the restoration project, some of the Proje

What is Sea7?

In response to global leaders attending the G7 summit in Cornwall, Finisterre will be hosting Sea7; an online ocean activist training camp. Streamed live from our cliff-top Workshop on June 10th, we’re bringing together leading...

Reading the Sea | Oceanographic 18

 In partnership with Oceanographic Magazine, we've been sharing some of the best stories from the magazine on The Broadcast, to bring different perspectives to our community of sea lovers. In Issue 18, Finisterre Ambassador and social ecolo

Soundwaves | In conversation with Elder Island

With a shared history of innovation and experimentation, Palladium + Finisterre is back for a second collaboration, with our fully waterproof footwear collection built to take you from city streets to the most rugged natural environments. 

Palladium: Always Exploring

With a shared passion for adventure and exploration, our collaboration with Palladium brings together two brands who believe in sustainability with substance. From creating their original boots in 1947, used by the French foreign legion,...

Palladium + Finisterre In Conversation

Palladium + Finisterre brings together two brands who embody sustainability with substance; from Palladium's heritage as the original boot makers for the French Foreign Legion and early use of organic cotton, to our own ethos...

Field Testing Our Yulex® Swimwear

When we build a new product, we like to make sure that it's fit for purpose and stands up to rigorous scrutiny. One way of doing this is testing it with people who know their...

Peace Found In Saltwater

After a year of lockdowns, social distancing and restricted freedoms, there finally seems to be light at the end of the tunnel. However, within a year many would like to forget there have also been moments of...

Sailing Light

The dream of leaving everything behind and sailing off into the sunset is a common one. Far less common is the commitment and resolve to actually live out that dream. Sharing a passion for adventure and living lighter,...

Near Miss: Survival of a Shark Man

In a remote ocean wilderness off the Northern California coast, a man dives alone with large great white sharks. In cold and unforgiving waters he enters a calm and transcendent space where he reflects on...

The Plastic Detective

Plastic pollution presents a huge problem for the natural world. However, it's also an incredibly useful material that can be used to make countless products that benefit our lives. So how do we go about using it in the right...

Surfing Through Depression

Finisterre Ambassador Sam Bleakley has been surfing for most of his life. A vocal champion for the transcendent power of wave riding, he's felt first hand the benefits that this 'blue gym' has had on his physical...

The Ripple Effect

It's been over a year since the start of the pandemic. In that time, both individually and as a society, we have felt unprecedented levels of anxiety. Dawn Days was born out of that feeling. An...

South West Coast Path Photographer of the Year 2020

The South West Coast Path is simply a wonderful place. The border between land and sea, this incredible trail runs uninterrupted for 630 miles around the South West peninsula. It's often the best or only...

Planet PK: Conservation Through Community

Here at Finisterre, we strongly believe that you protect what you love. It’s why we try to encourage people to experience and enjoy our oceans as much as possible; because the more people discover, the...

Evidence for Surf Therapy: Liberia Case Study

We're continuing our series in association with the Wave Alliance, sharing the amazing work they are doing to bring their revolutionary surf therapy program to underprivileged coastal communities.  A huge part of their work is...

Exeter Microadventures

Our stores have always been hubs for our customers to connect. Each store is different and has a unique community, so we decided to sit down with some of our store managers and get the...

Celebrating the Resilience of Nature

Our second exclusive collaboration with the Natural History Museum continues a partnership based on shared values and a passion to protect the natural world for future generations. During the first global lockdowns of 2020, nature experienc

Anna Atkins: A Photographic Pioneer

To inspire our second exclusive collaboration with the Natural History Museum, we delved into their archives to select work from pioneering naturalists and scientists. Hailing from our own home shores, one such inspiration was Anna...

Inês Ambrosio: A Modern Cyanotype Artist

Captivated by the incredible blue hues of Anna Atkins' early photographic work, our second exclusive collaboration with the Natural History Museum pays  homage to the cyanotype - one of the earliest forms of photography.  But...

The Mother of Metamorphosis

‘Maria Sibylla Merian’ is not a household name, but we think it should be. Despite having no formal training, she revolutionised the scientific community’s understanding of the life-cycle of insects and, in 1699 at the...

Biking & Bivvying: Field Testing Our Poncho

Our second exclusive collaboration with the Natural History Museum celebrates the resilience of the natural world, and one of our favourite pieces from the collection is designed to help you experience and embody that resilience for...

Underwater Update #3 | Winter 2021

Scotland went into its second lockdown on 26th December, so Richard Lilley of Project Seagrass wrote this update without having been able to leave the City of Edinburgh for a little over two months! However, despite the...

St Agnes Microadventures

Our stores have always been hubs for our customers to connect. Each store is different and has a unique community, so we decided to sit down with some of our store managers and get the...

Lockdown for a Passionate Inland Surfer

If you're a surfer in the South West, you've probably come across Phil Williams (aka @philboysurf). A perpetual ambassador of stoke, his trademark ear-to-ear grin is a familiar sight from the Wave in Bristol to...

Ocean Sheroes: Four Women. One Boat. 50 Days at Sea.

Ocean Sheroes is an all-woman rowing crew racing 2,400 nautical miles across the Pacific Ocean. Setting off from San Francisco and finishing at Hawaii’s Waikiki harbour, four waterwomen from the UK will set off on...

B Corp Month | #BetterBusiness

If you’ve followed us for a while, you’ll know that Finisterre is incredibly proud to be part of the B Corp community. We were the first outdoor clothing company in the UK to become B...

Just Keep Swimming

We’re often blown away by the people who make up our crew. Their passion and commitment – whether to Finisterre, their individual communities or the environment – can be truly inspiring. One such individual is...

The Hope Tree(s)

In such strange times as these, we all need a little hope. As that hope slowly comes within reach once more, we were reminded of the early weeks of the pandemic and a story we shared from longstanding friend...

The Wave Alliance

It started with a rag-tag surf club. Now, over a decade later, the idea that first took root in Cape Town's Masiphumelele Township has spread around the world with 20 partners from 11 different countries and more yet...

Chasing Mountains

A South African big wave surfer dedicated to his craft, Fabian Campagnolo spends half of every year chasing XXL swells across the globe. It's a monumental commitment driven by love and passion, rather than personal...

Journeys with my Jacket

From the frozen continent of Antarctica, to the wilderness of Alaska and so many places in between; our signature Nimbus jackets have accompanied and enabled adventures all around the world. Writing stories with those who...