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

Monday, 10 May 2010

Zippy Sticks by Roger Cooper

Roger Cooper grew up surfing on the Isle of Wight , later heading over to the mainland and eventually settling in South Wales in the early 70s where he shaped quality boards under a variety of labels. One of his earliest labels was Zippy Sticks, and here's a nice singlefin from the Gul collection. A fast looking shape with pintail and sleek plywood fin ; nice and unusual artwork design on the underside. It has the classic zippy sticks logo, not sure who did it but its great and very much of the era when there were lots of psychadelic and hippy influences. Photos by Alex.

Some hairy Welsh surfers , early 70s

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