70s photographs

1976 Al Fixter at Injidup Carpark

Traveling NZ surf photographer Ric Chan took these photos of ex Cottesloe surfer Al ‘Ficky’ Fixter surfing at Injidup car park.

Photo: 1976 Al Fixter riding a solid Injidup wave in off-shore conditions. Photo credit Ric Chan.

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Photo: 1976 Al Fixter leaving the water at Injidup with his ‘bum tail’ single fin surfboard made by David Plaisted at Sunrise Surfboards. Photo credit Ric Chan.

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The Sunrise Surfboard factory was located in an old coach house on Caves Road near the Smiths Beach turn-off at Yallingup.

Image: 1976 Sunrise Surfboards Advt in WASRA Spring Titles Program. Image courtesy of Sunrise Surfboards & WASRA.

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