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1970s Guillotine Surf Break

The SW’s Guillotine surf break was discovered and named by Dave Williams, Terry ‘Horse’ Williams & Kevin ‘Legs’ Merifield circa 1961.

Refer to Surfing Down South book for more details on the discovery of Guillotine.

Photos: 1970s Guillotine surf break. Photos courtesy of Ric Chan & Jim King.

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Photo: 1973 Barry Day and Gary Kontoulis (on knee board) wave sharing at Guillotine. Photo credit Tom Collins.

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Photo: 1973 unidentified surfer on Guillotine right. Photo credit Ric Chan

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Photo: 1974 Barry Day free surfing Guillotine right. Photo credit Ric Chan.

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Photo: 1974 Ian ‘Kanga’ Cairns free surfing Guillotine right. Photo credit Ric Chan

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Photo: 1975 young surfboard maker/male model Gary ‘Gaz’ Greirson leaving the water at Guillotine with one of his hand crafted single fin surfboards. Photo credit Ric Chan.

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Photos: 1970s Steve ‘Sheepdog’ Cockburn surfing Guillotine right in his colourful wettie. Photo credit Ric Chan.

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