Vintage circa 1940’s Wooden Surfboard – Info Needed

November 6, 2017 Facebook Twitter LinkedIn Google+ Vintage Surfboards - Help these owners with info about their boards.

bottom deck of vintage wooden surfboard

Year made




295 cm long, 59cm at widest, 22cm wide across tail, 4cm “deep” at nose widening to 9cm at tail.

Unique features

It’s beautiful!  Handmade. Hollow. Coating/paint little worn on one side,. No identifying marks.

How did you come to own this board?

Bought from Surf Scene, Maroubra in 1984

What else do you know about this board?

It was well-loved and used by someone who if still alive would have been in their mid-90’s?

What more would you like to know about this board?

Possible date made?  How best to maintain and reseal as sealant is degrading, or, is it better to leave in original condition?  Would this board be of any of interest to a collector given there are no identifying marks of shaper?

If you have any information about this type of vintage surfboard at all please leave it in the comments section below:



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