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1978 Bronzed Aussies/Cheyne Horan,  5ft 10" 
# 84


MANUFACTURE
MANUFACTURER: Gordon and Smith Surfboards Captain Cook Drive Caringbah NSW
SHAPER:   Terry Bishop
DESIGN:  Cheyne Horan Design Double Flyer roundtail
DESIGNER: Cheyne Horan/Geoff McCoy

SPECIFICATIONS
CONSTRUCTION
Fibreglassed foam blank, 1/4" redwood  stringer, spray, 9 1/2" fin box, r/h plug 

DIMENSIONS
Length :
 6
ft
 1 1/2
inches L2:
Width :
 19 3/8
inches
Wide Point :
 +ve1
inches
Nose :
 13 1/4
inches
Tail :
 14
inches
Thickness :
 2 7/8
inches
Pod :
  inches
Nose Lift :
  inches
Tail Lift :
  inches
Weight :
  kilos
Volume :
  litres
Flyers :
 6
inches
@ 11 1/2
inches  


FEATURES
Nose:  pin
Tail:  double flyer round
Deck:   flat
Bottom: light vee,flat, slight Vee
Rails: soft down rail
Rocker: 

FIN   9 1/2'' fin box/ no fin.

DECOR
DECAL/S
Deck
1. Cheyne Horan Design - text in black Circle/star at nose.
2. Bronzed Aussies -  Largescript and Australian flag/Wave logo at sweet spot.
3.Terry Bishop  - black script at tail
Bottom
1. Cheyne Horan Design - text in black Circle/star at nose.
2. Bronzed Aussies -  Largescript and Australian flag/Wave logo at sweet spot.
MARKINGS
Deck: 9777  pencil on stringer, rear from centre.
Bottom:
COLOUR
Deck:  clear with spray dark pink nose split wing panels and black pinlines
Bottom: clear with spray light blue nose split wing panels and black pinlines


NOTES
BOARD HISTORY
Purchased 8 December 1999 LineUp Surf Shop 128 The Stand, Dee Why, Sydney NSW.
No fin.
Severe cracking to bottom.
Tail repaired with Q-cells.
One of several boards shaped by Terry Bishop at Gordon and Smith Surfboards for Cheyne Horan as a member of the Bronzed Aussies.
Breaking a longstanding relationship with McCoy Surfboards, Cheyne Horan would return there within a year.
REFERENCES
Previous Owner: Brett Curtis, Harbord NSW
Books
Cassidy : Greats of Australian Surf   pages 32 -36.
Magazines
Advertisement
Bronze Aussies in Tracks magazine July 1978 - designs by Ian Cairns, Peter Townend and Cheyne Horan
Article
Drew Kampion : Profile : Cheyne Horan in Surfing magazine Vol 17 # 7 March 1981 pages 56 - 65.
CONDITION: 4.


Photograph right : Flame, 
edited from photograph reprinted in
Surfing magazine 
Vol 20 # 3 March 1984 page 122 



Cheyne Horan
Photograph by Jeff Hornbaker
Surfer magazineVol 29 No 9 
September 1988
Credited as 1979 ?

Cheyne Horan
Photograph : Uncredited
 Surfing magazine Vol 15 No 7 page 8. 
September 1979


Cheyne Horan, Off the Wall, circa 1978
Photograph by Peter Crawford
Surfer magazineVol 20 No 4,   April 1979

Record sleeve:
Surfin' Reggae, circa 1978.
Photograph by Peter Crawford


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