Newquay vintage surf meet coming soon ....

Newquay vintage surf meet coming soon ....
We buy interesting old boards 60s/70s/early 80s in good condition. Email alasdairlindsay75@gmail.com . Also wanted - Surfing UK , British Surfer and Surf Insight magazines .
Above photo - copyright Rennie Ellis photographer archive

Tuesday, 24 August 2010

up north

The waves on Scotland's north shore were first publisized by Kiwi traveller Bob Treeby who wrote an article about them in Surf Insight in 1973. Soon a strong surf scene grew up around these gems. Black and white photos by Alex Williams in 1978 from his book Atlantic Surfers. Above -Steve Daniel.
Paul Bassford

Thurso east


Nigel Semmens 1979 from Atlantic Surfer



Carwyn Williams in his white wetsuit at Brims Ness, 1983, up for the British champs . Photo Pete Bounds












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