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Directed by Craig Griffin, Uncharted Waters is a feature length documentary about legendary Australian surfer Wayne Lynch. It traces his upbringing in the seaside town of Lorne on Victoria’s south western coast and his turbulent experiences as a ‘conscientious objector’ on the run from conscription and the Vietnam War. Ultimately, it is about an extremely gifted individual with an intense connection to the Southern Ocean, whose approach to surfing has been a spiritual journey often putting him at odds with the surfing subculture and society in general.
Premiere tour from May to July 2013 in the U.S., Europe and Australia. Dates and locations coming soon at patagonia.com/surfblog.

Rich’s Mctavish fireball longboard


with two main dings, the rail ding from The infamous Bournemouth Pier Crowds and the second from a surf spot in California and lots of other little dings from Byron bay. Its been said each ding tells its own story:)


(Fin punctured the rail)


(knee dent)



Forgot to take close ups – Its fair to  say repairs will always show though I try to hide them as much as possible, the extra fibreglass and resin required to produce a strong, lasting repair will by its nature have move material than the surrounding “original” construction – hence the slightly darker colour.

Enjoy Rich 🙂

Quality surfboard repairs in BMTH Bournemouth 

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A family owned business with old fashioned values.

Ryan’s Gulfstream Fish Surfboard speared in the guts by a shortboarder.

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If in doubt Router it out.

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Foam resined in with 6oz fibreglass, fared and polished.

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Surfboard repair Bournemouth South Coast UK

Surfboard ding repair UK Bmth

‘The Heart & The Sea’ is the third release from independent Australian filmmaker Nathan Oldfield, the creator of the highly regarded left of centre surf films ‘Lines From a Poem’ and ‘Seaworthy’.

Over three years in the making, ‘The Heart & The Sea’ explores the joy that lies at the very centre of a surfing life: family, friends & a shared intimacy with the sea. Filmed in Australia, New Zealand, France & Spain, this is a gently refreshing & quietly enchanting contribution to the surf film genre.

Beautifully captured and sensitively crafted, ‘The Heart & The Sea’ features Dave Rastovich, Lauren Lindsey Hill, Alex Knost, Tom Wegener, Sage Joske, Brett Caller, Johnny Abegg, Kassia Meador, Clovis Donizetti, Belinda Baggs, Paul Joske, Ryan Burch, Chris Del Moro, Matt Chojnacki, Jared Mell, Dane Peterson, Harrison Roach & many others.

The song featured in this trailer is called ‘Happening For Us’ from Community Radio’s wonderful new album Serious Magic, which has just been released on Bandcamp & iTunes. You can find out more about Community Radio herefacebook.com/communityradiomusic

Just a nice chilled movie to assist the transition back to work 🙂

Caring quality surfboard  SUP repairs

A portrait of a ‘surfer girl’ from 1944. For more surfing nostalgia, surf art, photography and other cool surf culture photos we find, follow Club Of The Waves on Pinterest at: http://pinterest.com/clubofthewaves/

surfboard repairs in Bournemouth UK

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If you DING your surfboard trying to ride like  Mick Fanning or Kelly Slater,

then I can fix it correctly and with care.

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