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Bob McTavish.

Bob McTavish with a V bottom board, Hawaii, 1967 - photo John Witzig

"BOB McTAVISH AT HONOLUA – 1967 I don’t have one picture that does Bob’s surfing at Honolua justice. I happen to like this one, but Bob doesn’t. Whether…"

"BOB McTAVISH AT HONOLUA – 1967 I don’t have one picture that does Bob’s surfing at Honolua justice. I happen to like this one, but Bob doesn’t. Whether…"

As you grow up, get mortgages and children, other things take its place. But that’s good because it makes you hungry. I am always keen to hit the water because I don’t over saturate. I never fulfill that desire to go surfing. I’ve always got a hunger for it. It’s the greatest physical pastime you can have. It’s like playing chess with the ocean, you are interacting with this incredible force of nature. You’re playing a game with it and it usually wins. But on smaller days you might get a…

Bob McTavish - Legend, storyteller, and seems to have been there at every important juncture of surfboard design. Shapes a great board.

Bob McTavish, surfing legend and surfboard shaper pictured here in 1963 riding in the back seat of the Single Spinner ( instagram post by @thewaxhead)

Bob McTavish, surfing legend and surfboard shaper pictured here in 1963 riding in the back seat of the Single Spinner ( instagram post by @thewaxhead)

Bob McTavish - Shaper | SurfCareers

Bob McTavish is one of the most influential shapers of all time, known for his part in the shortboard revolution and inventing the V-Bottom surfboard.

This picture more than any other came to symbolize the ‘involvement’ school championed by Bob McTavish and Nat Young in the mid-1960s. It was shot at Point Cartwright in Queensland and became known as ‘Headless McTavish’. This was one of those rare photographs when I knew immediately I’d pressed the shutter that I’d caught the spirit both of Bob McTavish and of the times. - John Witzig

This picture more than any other came to symbolize the ‘involvement’ school championed by Bob McTavish and Nat Young in the mid-1960s. It was shot at Point Cartwright in Queensland and became known as ‘Headless McTavish’. This was one of those rare photographs when I knew immediately I’d pressed the shutter that I’d caught the spirit both of Bob McTavish and of the times. - John Witzig

Bob McTavish: 50 years of shaping, thousands of surfboards

Bob McTavish invites surfers to the shaping room

Bringing Back the Blue Bird | Deus Ex Machina | Custom Motorcycles, Surfboards, Clothing and Accessories

Bringing Back the Blue Bird

Bringing Back the Blue Bird | Deus Ex Machina | Custom Motorcycles, Surfboards, Clothing and Accessories

Bob McTavish--Flying down the line with a lot of rail in the water.

The Boda Surfamily: Bob McTavish's Complete Malibu Board Repertoire, circa 1966

Vintage Chill. Bob McTavish and Russell Hughes 1966. John Witzig. #bobmctavish #russellhughes @johnwitzig #johnwitzig #surfhistory #vintagesurfphotos #oldsurfphotos #vintagesurfboard #oldsurfboard #surf #surfer #surfing #surfboard #vintagesurboards #oldsurfboards #60ssurfing #vintagesurf From: @surfhistory check them out!

Vintage Chill. Bob McTavish and Russell Hughes 1966. John Witzig. #bobmctavish #russellhughes @johnwitzig #johnwitzig #surfhistory #vintagesurfphotos #oldsurfphotos #vintagesurfboard #oldsurfboard #surf #surfer #surfing #surfboard #vintagesurboards #oldsurfboards #60ssurfing #vintagesurf From: @surfhistory check them out!


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