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News: Surfer reunited with surfboard & shaper after 45 years!

added to the website on Oct 10, 2014

It has been around 45 years, but today surfer Ron Stuart has been reunited with his original surfboard – thanks to a special event at the Museum of British Surfing in Braunton. Ron Stuart, who is 87 next month, had the board made for him by John Taylor from Bristol in 1968. Taylor used to ……»


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News: Surfers reunited with their first surfboard!

added to the website on Jun 26, 2014

Two surfers were reunited with their first surfboard today, that they had donated to the Museum of British Surfing’s collection. The rare board shaped by John Taylor in Bristol in the late 1960s is on display in the current exhibition about British surfing pioneers called ‘The First Wave’. It is one of only three currently ……»


News: Sixties surfer donates his first surfboard

added to the website on May 05, 2013

A visit to the new exhibition Sixties SURFER! prompted Braunton based surfer and photographer James Davis to track down and donate his first surfboard to the Museum of British Surfing. He had the 7′ 8″ single-fin custom shaped by John Taylor in Bristol in the late Sixties at the start of the ‘shortboard revolution’. Taylor ……»