Vintage Surf meet 2018 coming soon !

Vintage Surf meet 2018 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

Tuesday, 5 June 2012

yesterdays Revolver comp.

Well done to Gee for organising a successful contest yesterday at little Fistral. After a dodgy looking forecast the waves came right in the end with contestable shoulder high sets with very light onshores and hot sunshine. A field of around twenty surfers battled it out on vintage singlefins ranging from a 5 ft Pete Mcallum to a 9ft6 Bilbo. Champ on the day was Jimbo Bennett above who did really well against some professional competition.

John's dad's Con. John remembers being pushed into waves on this when he was a lad.

 All sorts of different rides were up for grabs
 Pete Mc Allum Bilbo
 Frootful  Nick's Bilbo and Tiki

 Jimbo taking in Gee's prized Hot Buttered, which Cheyne Horan was surfing at Fistral 30 years ago !

 Ben Skinner with his trusty Piran
 Contest organiser Gee

 Here are some nice photos taken by Finshack, who is way better at photography than me

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