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A 40 year old shot, taken in 1977 by Dan Merkel at Haleiwa in Hawaii

A 40 year old shot, taken in 1977 by Dan Merkel at Haleiwa in Hawaii A 40 year old shot, taken in 1977 by Dan Merkel at Haleiwa in Hawaii. I’m riding a Twin Fin, 6’4″, 21″ wide, 27/8″ thick. It’s the multi coloured Twin Fin I was riding in the movie Free Ride. I still have this board &…

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A range of Retro Twin Fins that went to Rockdance / Soeda Surfboards in Japan

A range of Retro Twin Fins that went to Rockdance / Soeda Surfboards in Japan recently A range of Retro Twin Fins that went to Rockdance / Soeda Surfboards in Japan recently. ( top board is a 1978 model ). From Left To Right, A 1978 Free Ride replica model & three 1980 Retro Twin Fin models. All sprayed by Mono & glassed, sanded, glossed…

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A shot from 1978 at Winki Pop – Fairy Bower in Sydney taken during the

A shot from 1978 at Winki Pop - Fairy Bower in Sydney taken during the 2SM Coca Cola Surfabout event A shot from 1978 at Winki Pop – Fairy Bower in Sydney taken during the 2SM Coca Cola Surfabout event. The board is my “Free Ride” twin fin, 6’4″ long, 21″ wide & 27/8″ thick. Photo by Peter Crawford. John…

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This is a 1978 “Free Ride” Retro Twin Fin model I did for Chris Athas

This is a 1978 "Free Ride" Retro Twin Fin model I did for Chris Athas This is a 1978 “Free Ride” Retro Twin Fin model I did for Chris Athas. It’s the same dimensions as my board from that year, 6’4″ long, 21″ wide & 27/8″ thick. Mono will be spraying it replicating the original…

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Tomohiro Soeda with a range of Retro Twin Fins

Tomohiro Soeda with a range of Retro Twin Fins Tomohiro Soeda with a range of Retro Twin Fins. From Left to Right,, Tomohiro’s custom 1980 Retro Pro model. A 1978 Free Ride replica model. A 1980 Retro Twin Fin model. Both sprayed by Mono & glassed at PSM. Photo, @ryomayamato @tomohiro_soeda…

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These are the second & third Twin Fins I shaped for myself in 1978, the

These are the second & third Twin Fins I shaped for myself in 1978, the photo was taken in 1990 in the old garage at the back of our shop in Newcastle by Dave Kelly These are the second & third Twin Fins I shaped for myself in 1978, the photo was taken in 1990 in the old garage at the back of our shop in Newcastle by Dave Kelly. USA “Surfing Magazine” had commissioned Dave to get some photos of the boards…

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A collection of 1980 Retro Twin Fins, Flying Fish models, Bumble Bee model & a

A collection of 1980 Retro Twin Fins, Flying Fish models, Bumble Bee model & a Free Ride model in Mono's rack of finished sprays A collection of 1980 Retro Twin Fins, Flying Fish models, Bumble Bee model & a Free Ride model in Mono’s rack of finished sprays. @markmonostewart2481 @slimes_surf_skate #mr1980retrotwinfinmodel #mr1980retrotwinfin #mrretrotwinfin…

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Three of Hiromichi Soeda’s boards, a “Free Ride” Retro Twin Fin, 6’0″, 201/2″, 27/8″

Three of Hiromichi Soeda's boards, a "Free Ride" Retro Twin Fin, 6'0", 201/2", 27/8" Three of Hiromichi Soeda’s boards, a “Free Ride” Retro Twin Fin, 6’0″, 201/2″, 27/8″. A Maurice Cole shaped Reverse Vee, Thruster 6’3″, 181/4″, 21/4″, A Pat Rawson shaped Hawaiian…

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Mono’s spray rack at PSM in Byron Bay

Mono's spray rack at PSM in Byron Bay Mono’s spray rack at PSM in Byron Bay. From left to right, a Squeegee design on a 1979 MR Retro single fin with a round tail. A Free Ride Retro MR twin fin with the original spray from 1978. A Town & Country twin fin shaped by The “Buzz”…

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I’m holding my 6’4″ Twin Fin that I made in 1978 which I now call

I'm holding my 6'4" Twin Fin that I made in 1978 which I now call the "Free Ride" model as it featured in that movie I’m holding my 6’4″ Twin Fin that I made in 1978 which I now call the “Free Ride” model as it featured in that movie. It was the very first one & the 1980 & other Twin Fin models of mine evolved from this board. The photo…

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