The Surf: Thilli’s Quiver

April 17, 2018The Surf

We’re really proud to have one of Sri Lanka’s most stylish surfer as our Ceylon Sliders team rider; Thili Mauranga. We have seen him develop his style as well as his taste for boards over the years. His quiver at the moment is pretty perfect.  We asked him to talk about his three favorites.  The … Read More

Our wave

March 28, 2018The Surf

We woke up an early morning and gathered on the beach, about the same time the sun rose over the Indian Ocean. Eight girls with eight longboards in tow and to make it even better three photographers. This was not our average morning. I wish it was though. This past season there have been more … Read More

Mirissa Mornings with Bing

February 28, 2018The People, The Surf

    Ask our team rider/cafe manager Thilli what he wants to do on his day off and 9 times out of 10 he’ll be surfing. We spent one dawnie surf session out in Mirissa with his brand new fish from Bing Surfboards. Maybe it was the colors, the light, or the way the waves … Read More

Writing history – the first national surf comp in Sri Lanka

February 8, 2018The Surf

First National Surf Contest in Sri Lankan History The last weekend in January we kicked off the first ever National Surf Contest in Sri Lanka, it is not the first surf competition ever, but it’s the first one on national level which is a bit different. It is organized by the SFSL which is a government … Read More

Best Surf Moments of 2017

December 28, 2017The Surf

It’s been a good first year here at Ceylon Sliders, filled with good waves, good people and good food. We’re stoked to have been working with some talented photographers, and wanted to share some of our favorite snaps from the year.  If you can’t find us at our surf shop or cafe, you’ll probably find us in the water … Read More

Markus Boman: Swedish Surf Entrepreneur

December 20, 2017The Creators, The Surf

It’s 5:30 AM and we found ourselves mobbing with the early morning sun to a reef break at one of Petter’s favorite lefts in Sri Lanka. The water was a cool shade of emerald, glassing off into waves over a shallow reef. After a solid surf session, we had the pleasure of interviewing Markus Boman, the … Read More

Off season is a myth!

August 5, 2017The Surf

Off season is the new on season from Ceylon Sliders on Vimeo. Here’s a short edit with som clips from yesterday morning’s surf. “Off season” on south of Sri Lanka is a myth and we prefer to call it summer season. Waves out front of us this morning.

Girls Trip to Ceylon Sliders

June 7, 2017The Creators, The Surf

Ceylon Sliders in Weligama from Ceylon Sliders on Vimeo. Blog takeover by Rubias Collective: It all started when half of Rubias Collective, Bree, got an email from a cute boutique hotel on the other side of the world. The team at Ceylon Sliders had reached out hoping to collaborate with Bree and her resin art … Read More

Best Surf Spots on Sri Lanka’s South Coast

January 28, 2017The Surf

Scoring uncrowded waves on a surf trip is every surfers dream. Those secret spots which only the locals and a handful of insiders know about are a rarity. Although Sri Lanka can’t promise perfect barrels every day and consistent 10 footers, it sure makes up in less crowded line ups, warm tropical waters and the … Read More