G&S Single Fin 70s

Posted: April 29, 2018 at 12:35 pm

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The Surf Mobile

Posted: April 29, 2018 at 12:27 pm

1975 Hillman Imp. The pride & joy of a “P” Plater back in the seventies, and when any set of wheels would do. Tim. Vanderlaan Photo.


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Shark Island 1975

Posted: April 29, 2018 at 12:22 pm

1975 Speed Stance. Shark Island. The 70’s single fin boards were designed to go fast in a straight line, turning was optional. Tim Vanderlaan Photo



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Elouera Beach

Posted: April 23, 2018 at 7:58 pm



The summer of 1975/76. Elouera Beach. The “surf reel” makes a great seat for this girl wearing a woollen crocheted bikini. The “surf reel” invented by Australian surf lifesavers in the early 1900’s was the main lifesaving apparatus used on every beach up and down the coast for nearly a century, and now both the reel and the woollen crocheted bikini are obsolete. Tim Vanderlaan photo.


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Jim Banks

Posted: April 23, 2018 at 7:55 pm

Jim Banks back when he was shaping at G&S in the 70s


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Posted: March 25, 2018 at 8:08 am

May 1979. Jerry Manion “popping out” and then cutting back. Tim Vanderlaan Photo


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G&S Kneeboard

Posted: March 25, 2018 at 8:04 am

Shaped by Terry Bishop Circa 70s

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Jackson Swallow Tail

Posted: February 14, 2018 at 12:16 pm

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Jim Parkinson ’78

Posted: January 22, 2018 at 2:09 pm

1978. Long time “Jackson Surfboard” shaper Jim Parkinson in the hippy era of the 70’s,  with a 5’10″ swallow tail twinny  and a closeup of the Jackson decal. Tim Vanderlaan photo.

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Windy Point

Posted: January 9, 2018 at 7:23 am

29 March 1976.  Brian Holman taking off at Windy Point.  Tim Vanderlaan Photo

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