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Laurie Towner - 'Return to the Coral Sea'

Return to the Coral Sea

The first time Laurie Towner visited this little outpost in the Coral Sea he was a frothing 14-year-old. Travelling with his dad on an old fishing trawler, the ocean crossing took three full days and was a rough and roll trip full of sea sickness and sleeplessness. The trip took them to a remote island surrounded by fringing reefs and towering mountains and the odd little wave showing some promise.

Heading back years later, Laurie got to re-live his initial journey to this special little atoll, reuniting himself with the reefs and mountains that are unique to this part of the world. This short edit features Laurie enjoying a few small, fun, winter days surfing and diving crystal clear waters in-between storms.

Surfing and narration: Laurie Towner  

Music:  Jake Harris – offthewally - 'Rotary Wave'