Vintage Surf meet 2019 coming soon !

Vintage Surf meet 2019 coming soon !
Free to take part
We buy interesting old boards 60s/70s/early 80s in good condition. Email . Also wanted - Surfing UK , British Surfer and Surf Insight magazines .
Above photo - copyright Rennie Ellis photographer archive

Wednesday, 21 April 2010

Vitamin Sea thruster

Here's an unashamedly late 80s rad board from Tad ( Ciastula). Its certainly eyecatching and although its not the most tasteful spray in the world I love it compared to most of the very plain thrusters of the 90s which lets face it don't have bags of character ( I may be eating my words in ten years time !). Vitamin Sea of Newquay was a big rival to Bilbo in the 70s and was commanding the Newquay market with Ocean Magic by the late 70s/ early 80s. Its nice to see a late 80s board in such good condition, most got trashed within a few years. This one's from the Gul collection.

From Surf Scene 1989

1 comment:

  1. How much would one of these be worth? I have a similar one, in good condition.