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An old McCoy Surfboards ad photo from Tracks Magazine taken by John Witzig in front

An old McCoy Surfboards ad photo from Tracks Magazine taken by John Witzig in front of Geoff’s Brookvale factory in Sydney. From Left to Right, Mark Warren, Grant “Dappa” Oliver, Geoff & Bruce Channon. I rode Geoff’s boards…

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Geoff McCoys VW Kombi Van, early 1970’s

Geoff McCoys VW Kombi Van, early 1970’s. From L To. R, Bruce Channon, Tony “Wicka” Hardwick, Geoff McCoy & me. Bruce was the glasser & Wick was the sander at McCoy surfboards. I learnt to glass & sand by watching Bruce &…

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Banding the rails on an angle

Banding the rails on an angle. I’m using a Skil 100 planer to plane off the bottom edge of my first 45 degree rail cut. When I first started shaping I think it was Geoff McCoy who showed me how to always place the power cord over my arm as it decreased the…

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Terry Fitzgerald & Mark Warren with Twin Fins

Terry Fitzgerald & Mark Warren with Twin Fins. I think this photo is from Surfing World magazine, early 1970’s ?. Terry would have shaped his board & Mark’s would have been shaped by Geoff McCoy. This was my first exposure to Twin Fins…

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