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

Friday, 13 May 2011

Alex's photos late 70s early 80s

Another batch of Alex Williams beautiful photos recording UK surfing in the late 70s and early 80s. Check those wetsuits and boards; will suits ever be that colourful again ? Thanks to Alex.

Chops Lascalles, 1981



Thurso, early 80s





Freedom van, mid 80s



Fosters '83, Cheyne and Tom Carroll on the podium.










Nick Lloyd






Checking the equipment, Thurso comp




Thurso










Bantham. This shot always looks a crazy perspective, with the land behind the wave and the rocks looming.




Simon Tucker, fistral. He's riding that Vit Sea MR board by Chris Jones that was on ebay last year.



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