Pat Morgan Keel Fin Circa 72

Pat Morgan was a 60’s / 70’s surfboard shaper/designer based in Torquay Victoria. The keel fin design was primarily his and noted surfers Wayne Lynch and Nat Young rode these designs during this period. The one pictured is Circa 71/72 and photo pic credit Vonweirdo. also at Vonweirdo’ (2)

Ron Stoner pic of Trestles intervention

Ron Stoner, an iconic surf photographer from the 60’s captures this pic at Trestles where a surfboard is confiscated by a military officer. There were many rules and regulations about surfing in this area and there were tense times . When your board is persona non gratia…there’s trouble brewing. Photo Credit Stoner Circa 68/69download (1)

Surfing Ad 1964 Milo

In 1964 the surfing culture was experiencing a huge growth in popularity. Many companies decided to get in on the new wave that was sweeping the world. Surfing. Here’s an Ad from Milo Circa 1964 promoting Milo and Ladies surfing. There’s some serious logs there…looks like  Greg Noll may have been the board sponsor… Photo Credit Milo 1964f0e3da328fb44035ebcdb03996600795

The Endless Summer Crew

One of the Greatest surf films of all time, Endless Summer. It all began and ended with it…the search for surf and hoping to find perfect uncrowded surf. From left to right is Bruce Brown, Mike Hynson and Robert August. All went on to become major contributors to our surfing lifestyle we know and love today. If you haven’t seen it…treat yourself and buy a copy…mmmimages Photo Credit Bruce Brown Circa 1964.

Wes Laine

Wes Laine , one of the most fluid and stylish surfers of the 80’s . Wes turned pro in 1979 and was ranked 9th in the world in 1983/1985. At 6.4 and 170lb he was masterful in the solid Hawaiian waves at Off the Wall and Backdoor. Noted for his bright surfboards and wetsuits that were part of the 80’s surf scene. Photo credit Aaron Chang/swelldownload