60s photographs

1960s South West Images by Jim Breadsell

Jim Breadsell was an inaugural member of the North End Board Club at Scarborough in 1962 with Geoff Culmsee, Murray Smith & other Scarborough lads. He surfed in WA for many years before travelling interstate & overseas.

Jim was also a keen photographer and captured these South West surfing images.

Gracetown & surrounds

Photos: 1965 South Point. Jim Breadsell pics.

Top: Murray Smith recovering Zac Kochanowitsch’s ‘Rising Sun’ surfboard from the rocks. Bottom: (Left) Murray Smith. (Right) surfing dolphin.


Photo: 1967 Murray Smith surfing South Point. Jim Breadsell pic.


Photos: 1969 surfing the back of Cowaramup Bay.

Top: Murray Smith at Lefthanders. Bottom: Geoff Culmsee at Noiseys.


Rocky Point

Photos: 1968 Rocky Point track through d’Espeissis family property. Jim Breadsell pics

Top: Murray Smith & Bob Shenston chatting on Rocky Point track. Bottom: unidentified persons with Ford Falcon on water logged section of Rocky Point track.


Margaret River

Jim Breadsell –North End Board Club members built a club shack at Prevelly Park, Margaret River.

Photos: 1967 North End members sinking the bore at Club shack in Prevelly. Jim Breadsell pics.

Top: (Left) Murray Smith in the bore with unidentified. (Right) unidentified

Bottom: (Left) G McClure. (Right) unidentified


Photos: 1968 North End members socialising at Club shack in Prevelly. Jim Breadsell pics.

Top: (Left) J Pinch, unidentified & baby, Zac Kochanowitisch & Gary Pozzie. (Right) unidentified.

Bottom: (Left) Jerry Krahn. (Right) Zac Kochanowitsch & Peter Longley.


Jim Breadsell – I took the following photo on a joy flight over Margs.

Photo: 1970 aerial photo of North End board Club shack (bottom right) at Prevelly. Jim Breadsell pic.


Jim Breadsell – Murray Smith made some experimental surfboards in the old laundry at Prevelly Park.

Photos: 1970 Murray Smith in his surfboard factory located in the old laundry at Prevelly Park. Jim Breadsell pics.


Photo: 1970 unidentified surfer at Margaret River main break. Jim Breadsell pic.


Click on this link to view Jim Breadsell’s 1960s Metro & Mid-West images.



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