Kahunas

Rare Tomb and Reeves Joins Museum Collection

  Florida Surf Museum has added another classic surfboard to our collection thanks to a generous donation from Dale Eldred. The new addition is a rare Tomb and Reeves single fin from the 70’s. Dale grew up surfing in the Eau Gallie area and started surfing in 1972. His surfing buddies included Ronnie Kruger and […]

Digital Archive: The Florida Pro 1979

Take a little time and read this hilarious article by Jeff Johnson in the Winter 79 issue of Wave Rider Magazine. Raging parties, raging hang-overs and raging hurricanes. Bikini contests, Karate demos, pier weidos and surfing too- featuring world famous surfers such as Shaun Thomson, Peter Townend and Pat Mulhern battling it out for big […]

Perspectives- El Salvador Surf Adventure

Another surf documentary by Will Lucas, Surf 64 Productions surf64.com. In the summer of 1975, six young surfers from The Jupiter Beach Florida area ventured out for their first El Salvador surf trip. The power of the Pacific Ocean was new to half the group, but as with any travelers at the time, other challenges […]

Gary Propper Exhibit Grand Opening

Epic is a over-used word these days but it was a perfect description for the grand opening of the “Gary Propper-Surf /Art/Entertainment” exhibit at the Florida Surf Museum. The museum overflowed with lengendary surfers, movers and shakers, hipsters, kids and locals alike. Many who showed up were friends of Gary who had not seen each […]

Gifts From The Ocean and the Fishing/Surfing Connection

This article by Tom Warnke, a Palm Beach County Surfing History Project Trustee, explores the relationship between surfing and fishing: Gifts From The Ocean, And The Fishing/Surfing Connection

Florida Surfing History in 3 Minutes

Video historian Will Lucas tells all in 3 minutes

Post Card Time Machine

Before the internet, facebook, instagram and the seemingly infinite iterations of modern social media existed- postcards were the medium of choice to share your adventures and vacations with friends and family. Who doesn’t remember the racks of postcards to be found in every drugstore and souvenir shop in every beach town? Post cards were cheap […]

Wish You Were Here

Noted surf photog, Tony Arruza, sent us these images from the Mars winter storm swell.  Taken in Palm Beach County where all the best waves seem to be this year. Thanks, Tony! Stayed tuned for a great exhibit coming soon at the museum featuring Tony’s art in an innovative format.