Yesterday at the HPC on the NSW north coast for day 1 of The Surfing

Yesterday at the HPC on the NSW north coast for day 1 of The Surfing Australia Olympic Readiness Camp
Yesterday at the HPC on the NSW north coast for day 1 of The Surfing Australia Olympic Readiness Camp. Run by Bede Durbidge & Nam Baldwin. In attendance, Steph Gilmore, Sally Fitzgibbons, Mikey Wright, Ace Buchan, Julian Wilson, Stu Kennedy, Reef…

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Kolohe Andino going mad on a 1980 Retro Twin Fin model

Kolohe Andino going mad on a 1980 Retro Twin Fin model
Kolohe Andino going mad on a 1980 Retro Twin Fin model. He has a couple & I think this is the first one we made for him at Lost in San Clemente a couple of years ago. Vision from @jacobvanderwork Re Posted from @stab & @lostsurfboards @lostaustralia…

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Shaping finished on the third board in the recreation on my 1979 Hawaiian round pin

Shaping finished on the third board in the recreation on my 1979 Hawaiian round pin single fin contest quiver
Shaping finished on the third board in the recreation on my 1979 Hawaiian round pin single fin contest quiver. Its 7’0″ long. Flat panel Vee bottom with a hard tucked under edge running from nose to tail. Shaped out of a Burford Blank. @burfordblanks…

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Surf check with Tom Carroll in Newcastle a few days ago

Surf check with Tom Carroll in Newcastle a few days ago
Surf check with Tom Carroll in Newcastle a few days ago. Neither of us surfed as we were both on the injury recovery program. ( Tom from shoulder surgery & a hamstring problem for me ). Swell had been big for a few days but it was still solid with a lot of close…

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Progress photos, rails banded on the recreation of my thirty eight year old 7’0″ round

Progress photos, rails banded on the recreation of my thirty eight year old 7'0" round pin single fin
Progress photos, rails banded on the recreation of my thirty eight year old 7’0″ round pin single fin. The original boards were made in 1979 & shaped from USA made Clark blanks which I had bought home from Hawaii the previous season. The…

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Banding the bottom edge of the rails with a Skil 100 planer on my 1979

Banding the bottom edge of the rails with a Skil 100 planer on my 1979 Retro 7'0" single fin
Banding the bottom edge of the rails with a Skil 100 planer on my 1979 Retro 7’0″ single fin. It’s the last board in the three board quiver from that year which I’ve been in the process of recreating. The lengths of the others are…

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This will be the third board in the project of recreating my Hawaiian quiver from

This will be the third board in the project of recreating my Hawaiian quiver from 1979 which consisted of 3 round pin single fins
This will be the third board in the project of recreating my Hawaiian quiver from 1979 which consisted of 3 round pin single fins. This one will be 7’0″ long & I’m using the same cardboard template that I’d made to use for the…

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Board Store, located in Vasse, Sourh West Western Australia is stocking a range of my

Board Store, located in Vasse, Sourh West Western Australia is stocking a range of my clear 1980 Retro Pro models in Carbon Wrap construction
Board Store, located in Vasse, Sourh West Western Australia is stocking a range of my clear 1980 Retro Pro models in Carbon Wrap construction. They are also available in various coloured rail versions. Set up with three FCS 2 Plugs, Twin Fin plus Stabilizer…

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Overboard surf shop in Flinders Street Woolongong is now stocking my 1980 Retro Pro model

Overboard surf shop in Flinders Street Woolongong is now stocking my 1980 Retro Pro model in Carbon Wrap construction
Overboard surf shop in Flinders Street Woolongong is now stocking my 1980 Retro Pro model in Carbon Wrap construction. They come stock with three FCS 2 Plugs with Twin Fin positioning. The third plug is for the option of adding a small Stabilizer fin. @overboardsurf…

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The bottom of the finished replica of my 1979 6’8″ round pin single fin

The bottom of the finished replica of my 1979 6'8" round pin single fin
The bottom of the finished replica of my 1979 6’8″ round pin single fin. It’s the first board to be finished in the project of recreating my Hawaiian contest quiver from that year. The big Star Bolt & logos are exactly the same as the…

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