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Pacific Designs Surfboards
??
1986
Bruce Rea.
Slugger model





 

Pacific Dreams Surfboards
Newcastle
1978
Roy Lee.
1982
Wave Blaster by Roy lee
1985

Neal Purchase.
1990
Ken McDonald    

 








1982

  

       
1984 and 1988 decals courtesy of Snazzy, January, 2019.
 


Pacific Foam Systems
December 1979
Industrial Estate Byron Bay, NSW
Shapers : Bob Margrets, Warren Cornish, Mark Plater
Glasser :Billy McClean
Designs : Twin fins, Round tails,  by Mark Richards, Reno Abellira, Warren Cornish
See Cornish Surfboards


Pacific Star Surfboards by Dunlop
 Roger Street, Brookvale
1964
Factory of Crest Surfboards run by Bruen Finey.
After Crest folded, Dunlop moved the board making operation to St Mary’s, in western Sydney.

This entry updated from notes and photographs posted by Gary Crockett on the Surf City Blog, June 20th, 2011 at 1:10 pm
http://blogs.hht.net.au/surfcity/
Many thanks to Garry and Bruen Finey.

   


Pacific Star by  Dunlop - Surfer decal, circa 1964 
Contributed by Alex, Nelson Bay, April 2012, many thanks.


Pacific Surf Designs
Byron Bay, NSW.
1983
 Mark Plater.




Paradise Surfboards
Victoria.?
1978


Park Surfboards
?
1996
Colin Eagle





Parkes Kneeboards
Byron Bay.
1987
David Parkes
   



Parkinson Surfboards
Sorrento, East Coast, Victoria.
88-8311
1973
G.Coker
1975
Glassed by Mick - Sanded by Keith
1978
Designed and Hand Shaped by Mick
 




 










Pascoe-Hopper Surfboards
Sunshine Coast, Queensland.
1978
Paul Pascoe, Brett Peacock



1980
Mick Grace (Gary 'KONG' Elkerton model twin fin)



  











Patrick Surfboards
60 Albert Street Corrimal
1968

Pat Morgan Surfboards
17 Anderson Street Torquay Vic.
Phone Torquay 720
Torquay 612 720
1968
Pat Morgan, Wayne Lynch
Waveset Fin System.
1973
Kym Thompson

Decals:
Pat Morgan Torquay, yellow, circa 1967.
Decal image contributed with thanks by Snazzy, April 2015.
Pat Morgan Torquay, green, circa 1973.

Pat Morgan Surfboards Three Rings, circa 1974 ???
Image contributed with thanks by Simon, September 2011.
Far right:
Pat Morgan Block Decal, circa 1968.

Boards:
#106 1971 Pat Morgan Twin fin #1 6 ft 7''
#336 1971 Pat Morgan Keel fin 7ft 8 1/2''
#242 1972 Pat Morgan Keel fin  6ft  8''
#1631973 Pat Morgan Swallow tail 6ft 9'' Kym Thompson.

Decals thanks to Snazzy.






 



Paul Callanan Surfboards
Ocean Grove, Victoria.
1958
Paul Callanan

Paper decal laminated to the fin of a 1956-1959 pig board, possibly added to identify the board's owner, and not the manufacturer.

Image and info thanks to Snazzy, February 2019.


Paul Nichol Surfboards
Nichol Surfboards
Nichol Surf and Sailboards
 23 Flinders Street, Wollongong
1984
Paul Nichol
Karl Schaefer


1989

   
1985
 
1987
 
1989
    1990

Pedro Surfboards
Lake Munmora, Central Coast, NSW.
2020



Rice-paper decal thanks to
Peter Derwin (Pedro), August 2020.


Pegasus Surfboards
1982
Pt. Cartwright, Queensland.
Peter (Stumpy) Wallace

1982 decal
courtesy of Gary O'Donnell, March 2018.

      
1982                                                    1983                                                        1987                       

Peking Duck Surfboards
1986
?


Peninsular Surfboards
1977
?
Greg Antcliff
Peter Anderson Surf Equipment
PO Box 79 Miami, Queensland 4220
Phone: 35-6311
Factory: 10 Hibiscus Drive, Miami.

1972
 

1978

Peter Berry Kneeboards
1970-1980
Maroubra- Daceyville
Peter Berry
Bottom image courtesy of Swami Sam, November 2013.
(KAOS was "
an international organization of evil'" opposed by "the forces of goodness and niceness," CONTROL agent 86, Maxwell Smart, 1965-1970)


"a bit of early 70's design weirdness"
Tracks : 20 Years Edition, October 1990, page 94 (Tracks Archives).


Peter Bilte Surfboards
1973
Sydney
Peter Smith
1975
Lake Tabourie, NSW.


Decal images courtesy of Snazzy, May 2011 and January 2019.




Peter Clarke Surfboards
Clarke Surfboards
53 Bay Road Taren Point NSW

1964-1976.


Click decals for full entry.






Peter Colless Surfboards
Cnr Gipps and Flinders Streets, Wollongong.
1966

Images forwarded with thanks by Peter Kane, April 2019.
 

Peter Collins Surfboards
?
1977
Peter Cornish Surfboards
PO Crescent Head, NSW
(065) 642-643.
 
Peter Cornish, Newcastle Contest, 1968, 4th place.
Surfing World September 1968, Volume 11 Number 3 page 43.
1976

1984

1990
PCD- Peter Cornish Designs







 
    

Peter Crofton (Custom Surfboards by)
circa 1961
C/o The Surf Centre Adelaide.
Noted 2018:.

Foam and four stringer twin-fin bellyboard, circa 1963

Peter Davies Surfboards
St. Kilda, Melbourne  Victoria.
1964
Robbie Lane (Manly ) and Ken Bate (Manly) 




Images and information thanks to Snazzy, January 2019.
 


Peter 'Dirts' Davies

Peter Drouyn Surfboards
International Surf Centre
Gold Coast Highway, Mermaid Beach, Queensland.
Phone

1969
Peter Drouyn
Shapes by Des Neille 
Glassing by Bob Knight
1977
Peter Drouyn

Also note Drouyn Surfboards, 2005:

 

 
Decals and note thanks to Snazzy, December 2019.

Peter Hill Surfboards
East Coast, Victoria?
Phone: 921932
circa 1968

Marshall Lightowlers noted  a 7ft 3'' pintail example,
circa 1968 located at ?
(February 2007)


Peter Lennox Surfboards
circa 1965
117 Dundas Street East Preston Victoria
Ph. 44-4151


Peter Mann Surfboards
?
1971


Peter McCabe Surfboards
1988
Newcastle














Peter Mercer Surfboards
1975
Capel, Western Australia.
Peter Mercer

Alf Jeffries

Left:

Peter Mercer Surfboards, circa 1975.
Decal image contributed with thanks
by Snazzy, April 2015.

F
ar left:
Mercer- Shaped by Peter Mercer, circa 1978.




 



Peter Ryan Surfboards
43 Mitchell Road Brookvale
Phone: 93-4478

1970
Peter Ryan
Bob Kennerson

From $85.00 - Agents Enquires Welcome

Bob Kennerson and "Jasper" now combine their 15 years experience in all phases of surfboard design and construction.
As partners in Peter Ryan surfboards they offer you Australia's highest quality and lowest priced custom surfboard.
Surfing World Volume 13 Number 4 1970?
Thanks to Snazzy June 2020.





Peter Ryan Kneeboard Design 
Gerringong, NSW
1977
Peter Ryan
1978

Peter Ryan Kneeboard Design at Christie Surfboards
Nowra.



Decal thanks to Snazzy, December 2019.
     

Peterson Surfboards
Surfers Paradise, Queensland
1987
Tom Peterson
Since 1968


Also see Michael Peterson Surfboards











Peter Sheely Surfboards
Newcastle
1979-1988

  

Peter Wallace Surfboards
???
1978



Peter White Surfboards
???
1975
  

Peter Way Surfboards
New Zealand
1964 to 1972
Peter Way
Bob Tinkler: Creamachine model, 1968.

 


Phantom Surfboards
Gold Coast, Queensland
1987
Chris Garrett
Peter Hitchens



1999
 

  1994 

Phil Donoghoe Surfboards
???
1979
 

Phil Grace Surfboards
Seaford, Victoria.
1973

Phil Grace

In Search of Another Swell

See Pierce-Grace Surfboards, below.

Noted: 1975 Phil Grace 7ft 2" x 20" x 3.5" swallow tail, yellow tint, rail lap, textured deck, semi-keel fin.
The swallow tail is scooped; while the fin
has no leg-rope hole there appears to be remnants of a leg-rope bridge on the tail.
The owner suggested It was built in the mid 1970's for a surfer heading of to Mauritius, as this shape went well in the quality hollow waves back then.



Phil Lindus Surfboards
?
1970
Phil Usher Surfboards
Queensland
Phil Usher and Nev Hyman were originally based in Western Australia working at Odyssey Surfboards.
1978
New Wave Model for  John Neilsen Surf Shops Gold Coast, Mermaid Beach.
1980
Star Bus








Pierce Grace Surfboards
Rye, Victoria.
1990
Phil Grace
Shiny Seal Pro-Finish


 

 

Pilgrim Surfboards
?
1974
Mal Hockey

Pinson (?) - Lynch Surfboards
?
1968


Decal contributed by snazzy.


Pipe Dream Surfboards
Tweed Heads NSW
1974 
Murray Burton, Dominic Zappa Wibrow and Richard Wood; 
1979
Gerg Webb, Lance Murphy
1978
Rabbit Bartholomew model, shaped by Murray Burton
Followed
Wayne Bartholomew's 1978 world title, the Pipe Dream model was short lived and rare, although the decal, without identifying Rabbit, was used into the 1980s.
In 1979 Hobie Surfboards produced a Rabbit Bartholomew model in California with a similar decal.
1986
Darren Handley, Erle Pederson, Ken Reimers, Ray Dalton.

Pipe Dream: Rabbit Batholomew Model,1978.
Rabbit
Bartholomew, Hawaii, 1977. Photo: Jeff Divine.

Pipe Dream,1978.
  
Pipe Dream: Zappa, 1978.
 
Pipe Dream,1984.

Pipe Dream Z, 1984.

High Performance Light Weights 1987.
 


Pipe Dream: Erle Pederson Jet Bottom,1987.

Pipe Dream: Shaped by Murray Burton, 1989.
 

Pipe Dream: Burton Shapes, 1990.

Pipe Dream: Lance Murphy, 1991.
 


Pipe Dream: Ken Reimers, 1992.

Pipe Dream,1974.

Pipe Dream,1974.

Pipe Dream Hooka,1975
.




  
     Shaped by
                 Greg Webb Shapes,
                       Murray Burton, 1978.                         1978.
  
Pipe Dream,1985.

Pipe Dream,1988.

Pipe Dream: Erle Pederson Jet Bottom,1987.
  
Pipe Dream, Erle Pederson, 1988

 
Pipe Dream, 1989.

Pipe Dream, 1990.

Pipe Dream, 1995.

Pipe Dream: Gold Coast Number 1, 1991.

Pipeline Surfboards
 Brendan Rose, Mornington Peninsula, Victoria reports February 2004...
a "Pipeline  Surfboard" which was purchased in 1959 from the sports department owned by Lindsay Hassett , ex Australian cricket captain. Its about 9"6 , triple stringer with a "D" fin.
Futher information requested.

Shaped by Tom Keogh 'decal', right contributed by Simon Chipper, Phillip Island Victoria. 
He comments ...
"These are not decals but resin pigment (I think) on top of filler coat".
Personal correspondence, April 2006.

Pipeliner Surfboards
1974
???
Moulded plastic juvenile board manufactured by Willow, Australia.

Decal image contributed with thanks by Snazzy, December 2010.

Piping Hot [Surfboards?]
Torquay
[Wetsuit company, Australia]

1978
Mike Patterson

 Decal images contributed with thanks by Snazzy, April 2015-2020.






1978

1980

Pirate Kneeboards
?
1979
Mick Carpenter




Planks Surfboards
1988
Taren Point?
by Glasso - Peter Glasson?

Decal from a 9ft 3" Malibu, thanks to 
Glenn Murphy, August 2020.


Plantation Surfboards
1984
Maroochydore, Queensland.
J.S.




Point Break Surfboards
Wollongong
2000

Ralph Riddell

   

Point Leo Surf Lifesaving Club (Surfboards)
1958
Pt. Leo, Victoria

Noted: A balsa pig board said to be built my surf club members.


Pollard Surfboards
1976
Maroochydore, Queensland.
Jim Pollard


Also see Jim Pollard Surfboards.


Power Surfboards
David, Sydney (02) 919 5508
1979
Simon Anderson
David Anderson

See Tracks, April 1979, page 31.
Also see Shane and Energy Surfboards.

See #381.


Power Surfboards
Scamander, Tasmania.
1978
Steve Jory (Later Jory Surfboards, Noosa)
Mario Aguis

Decal and details courtesy of Dale, Scamander Beach Surf Shop, October 2015.
 

Power Surfboards
Geelong?, Victoria.
1978
Leigh Middleton

Leigh entered the industry in the mid-1970s opening Sunshine Surf, a hole in the wall surf shop in Barwon Heads, where he stocked Nat Young boards and was the Victorian agent for Mike Davis Surfboards, Kiama.
Around 1977 he opened the Geelong Surf Centre on Moorabool Street, Geelong, and started shaping under the Power Surfboards label.
This was followed by a surfboard factory in Ocean Grove making Cruise Control Surfboards where he sometimes got shaped blanks from Mike Davis, often sprayed by local Craig Baird.
Leigh passed away in April, 2020.
-
Edited from
Leigh Middleton Tribute by Craig Baird – Curator, Australian National Surfing Museum, Torquay.


Power Design Surfboards
1988
Sunshine Coast
 

Power Glide Surfboards
1978
???
Power Force Surfboards
39 Nacooma Road,
Buff Point, Budgewoi, NSW.

1975
Gordon Knight
1985
Glen Winton Designs - Mr. X
Gordon Knight : 3-Fin Design







 













Power Linez Surfboards - PLZ Surfboards?
Leg-rope company?
1982

Frank Latta

Also see Animal Surfboards.
   



Prana Surfboards
Coffs Harbor NSW
1981
Craig Naylor
6-1-1983

1982


1983
 


Precision Equip Surfboards.
Western Australia
1985
Tube Tested Design By  Hoye.

See: Tom Hoye Surfboards, Yallingup, Western Australia


Pro Circuit Boards
Lennox Head ?
1990


Molded epoxy  boards by Bob McTavish.
Decal/Sticker, contributed by
Scott Randall, Mornington. Victoria
April 2007.
 
Scott reported (edited):

Pro Circuit Boards, Bob McTavish’s well conceived, but poorly designed attempt at mass produced “pop-outs”.
The precursor to Surftech. *FYI, in a weird twist of circumstance, I worked for Bob during that time doing artwork on boards.
But I grew up riding Seatrend Surfboards, brought to us by Randy French of Santa Cruz, who would later perfect mass produced boards in Surftech.

See Bob McTavish : The New Materials, 1981.

P.S. Surfboards
?
1978

Public Image Surfboards
1986
Bill Walters


Pure Surfboards
1975
Phil Fraser


Pure Flight Surfboards
1975
?

Decal image by John Baxter, October 2008



Pure Fun Surfboards
Porthleven (?)
1982
Jason Mather
Pure Inspiration Surfboards

1974
Steve Lennard
Contributed by Rob Tebble, July 2005:
Retailed from Sunshine Surfing, 89 Pittwater Rd Manly.
The brainchild of the owner Rick Dabrow and shaped by Steve Lennard who shaped at Keyo in the early 70's.
Not many around and often with the decal "Pure Inspirtion"  due to the artist's (Ron Deager) terrible spelling.
Joke was, Ronny was a signwriter.


Pure Soul Surfboards
Vincentia, Jervis Bay, NSW.
1977
David Moore

Decals from a multi-channelled, multi-flyer single-fin, later converted to a twin-fin.
Thanks to
Peter Derwin (Pedro) Lake Munmorah, August 2020.
In August 2020, Brendan Carney reported (edited):
David Moore (made Pure Soul) boards in a converted flat at his parents house in Vincentia.
He hand shaped the boards, sprayed and glassed them, and even made his own fins.
Some of us young guys would help sometimes.
Dave was a great free hand shaper and a great artist, in those days (his boards often) would have full murals and full gloss finish.




Pyke Surfboards
Fred Pyke Surfboards
1961
107 Reynard Street, Coburg, Melbourne (Backyard: first board the Bulldog Board)

Decal (rubber stamp) thanks to Snazzy, January 2019.
circa 1963

Custom Built Surfboards 578 Sydney Road Brunswick 386571
- Details from an early foam Malibu,  reported by Leo Doyle, 30 Sep 2003.
 Follow up Leo Doyle, 26 January 2005:  actually a very early Fred Pyke.
1967
35 Boston Road, Torquay, Victoria.
Phone Torquay 719
Image right emailed by David, March 2012:
Fred Pyke's surf shop on Boston Road 
the first of the Melbourne manufacturer's to move out to the coast - Wayne Lynch.
Wayne shaped his first board at the Pyke factory in Torquay.
1968
David Nairn.
Ray (the Germ) Wilson 
Glasser: Peter Ashley
Waveset fin boxes.

- contributed by Snazzy, October 2011.

Doug Claw Warbrick

  



Noted: 8ft x 21" glue-line stringer round-tail with large tail patch,13" Waveset fin,
with Pyke decal and marked 4-337 Dolphin Visions (shaped by) Claw.
Claw was the nickname of Doug Warbrick, founder of Rip Curl Surfboards and Wetsuits and a major instigator
and promoter of the Bells Beach contest.

1976 
Jim Pollick 
   



 
Various (undated) decals below contributed by Alex Smart, Geelong, October 2008- September 2013.


Decal thanks to Snazzy, January 2019.>













Decal thanks to snazzy, January 2019.



Decals thanks to Snazzy, January-March 2019.







            


Pyke Wave Rider - Wave Ski 1975?, draining plug, foot-straps, seat-well, and fittings for a seat-belt.
See Merv Larson


Pyramid Surfboards
Sunshine Coast, Queensland
1978
Mark Hewson




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