WA Surfing Identities – Then & Now images #6

This is a collection of Old and New images of WA surfing identities from various photographers.

Series #6 contains images of the following surfers:-

  1. Damon Eastaugh
  2. Barry Young
  3. Peter Docherty
  4. Maureen Farrell
  5. Mick Marlin
  6. Louie Corkill
  7. Dave Ellis
  8. John Jackovich

Damon Eastaugh – Winemaker Yallingup.

Left: 1981 Damon competing Margaret River Classic contest at South Point. Ric chan pic.

Right: 2017 Damon going surfing with his son at Castle Bay. Bruce King pic.

Barry ‘Baz’ Young – Surf Industry retiree Yallingup

Left: 1977 Baz with Peter Dyson & Harbo at State Titles presentation held at Surfside Yallingup. Ric Chan pic.

Right: 2011 Spook Bothwell & Baz relaxing at Yallingup. Loz Smith pic.

Peter Docherty – Retiree Central Coast NSW.

Left: 1958 Peter Docherty (13) with 12ft plywood surfboard at City Beach. Peter Docherty pic.

Right: 2011 Peter Docherty with homemade Alaia surfboard at Crescent Head. Peter Docherty pic.

Maureen Farrell – WA Female surfriding champion 1968-70. Educational Developer at La Trobe University Vic.

Left: 1967 State Surfriding Championships held at Isolated Cottesloe. Carol McDonald pic.

L-R Jan Stirling, Maureen Farrell & Carol McDonald (Decd)

Right: 2017 Maureen Farrell holidaying with her children Mathew Farrell-Cough & Paige Farrell at Namotu Island Resort Fiji. Paige Farrell pic.

Mick Marlin – Raconteur Dunsborough

Left: 1962 North Narrabeen beach boys L-R J Martin, D Kennard, R Taber, unknown, Mick Marlin, F Hetherington and J Courtney. Bob Evans pic.

Right: 2014 Mick at North Narrabeen Board Riders Club 50th Anniversary celebration. Mick Marlin pic.

Louie Corkill – Retiree Dunsborough

Left: 1975 Lou (age 16) with Len Dibben board at Mandurah. Lou Corkill pic.

Right: 2015 Lou with Sinbad the dog on Yallingup Beach. Bruce King pic.

Dave Ellis – Surfer sailor Busselton.

Left: 1970s Dave and Bill Oddy hang gliding at Mullaloo. Ric Chan pic.

Right: 2017 Dave makes his own surfboards. Dave with custom Malibu at Point Picquet in the South West. Jim King pic.

John ‘Jacko’ Jackovich – WA surf industry pioneer Gracetown

Left: 1968 Jacko Surf Team at Cottesloe Beach. L-R Jacko, Ian Cairns & Arty Sherburn – Rod Taylor pic

Right: 2017 Opening Night at WA Surf Gallery Aravina Estate Yallingup. L-R Jacko, Bill Mitchell & Peter Dunn. Bruce King pic.

Some of the crew have worn well, others are a little weathered. They may not be as polished in the water these days, but most of them are still surfing & having fun!

Enquire on Surfing Down South web site to view previous Then & Now images.

Coming soon WA Surfing Identities – Then & Now images #7.


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