Vintage Collectibles - Magazines - Surfing Illustrated
Surfing Illustrated Volume 1, No. 2 (1963)
Classic cover featuring Dick Natlin streaking across a glassy Rincon wall. Content includes a North Shore pictorial featuring classic Sunset Beach, Haleiwa, Pipeline, and Waimea Bay. Fred Van Dyke pens "The Last Gremmie,"....... Details
Surfing Illustrated Volume 1, No. 3 (1963)
Why this guy chose to prone out on this perfect peak at Sunset is anyone's guess...but he made the cover! Wehave heard from a family member that the surfer on the cover was just 16 years old at the time this photo was....... Details
Surfing Illustrated Volume 1, No. 4 (1963)
Another classic Don James cover photo featuring Mike Hynson at Haleiwa. Content includes a Secos pictorial and "Yesteryear," featuring the late Bob Simmons streaking across a big Malibu wall, circa 1948! Huntington Beach....... Details
Surfing Illustrated Volume 2, No. 1 (1964)
Surfing Illustrated Editor Walt Phillips nails a nice one at Sunset Beach as Dr. Don James documents in an early water shot from 1964. Content includes photos from Torrance Beach, Pipeline, Rincon, Sunset Beach, Malibu,....... Details
Surfing Illustrated Volume 2, No. 2 (1964)
Dr. Don James captured Greg Noll taking gas on this Waimea Bay monster from 1964. Lengthy Hawaii pictorial featuring Waimea Bay, Honolua Bay, Sunset Beach, Haleiwa, and Pipeline. Full-color Yokohama Bay centerspread, along....... Details
Surfing Illustrated Volume 2, No. 3 (1964)
1964 Huntington Contest coverage, a summer Secos pictorial, summer fun at Kewala Basin, Manhattan Beach Pier, and a beautiful centerspread featuring a big blue bowl at Yokohama Bay. Plus Oceanside girls Linda Merrill, Joyce....... Details
Surfing Illustrated Volume 3, No. 1 (1965)
Dr. Don James captures Dewey Weber at Sunset Beach, "as exciting now as it was when it was taken..." Includes San Clemente contest coverage, "Sunrise at Sunset," and Laniakea and Haleiwa pictorials. Also features a....... Details
Surfing Illustrated Volume 3, No. 2 (1965)
Butch Van Artsdalen stares down a thick Pipeline wave in this early issue of Surfing Illustrated. It's really hard to believe these legends even attempted to ride Pipe on such primitive equipment, let alone master....... Details
Surfing Illustrated Volume 3, No. 3 (1965)
Jeff Hakman flashes Dr. Don James a big grin as he hangs five in this vintage Surfing Illustrated cover from 1964. Content includes "South Bay South," coverage of the Oceanside Invitationals, and Surf Poll results with....... Details
Surfing Illustrated Volume 3, No. 4 (1965)
In an amazing water shot for the era, Dr. Don James captures Butch Van Artsdalen in early at Pipe. Content includes an early-season Malibu pictorial, with Lanny Hoffman and Don Webster earning honorable mention. Plus a....... Details
Surfing Illustrated Volume 4, No. 1 (1966)
Jeff Hakman wins the first annual Duke contest in solid Sunset Beach. Also includes Swamis contest action, Zuma Beach, Sunset Beach (California), a Jackie Baxter interview, Makaha, and a pull-out color centerfold featuring....... Details
Surfing Illustrated Volume 4, No. 2 (1966)
The October issue with editor Peter L. Dixon in very good condition. Excellent reporting on the First Annual Steamer Lane Surf Contest of 1966. Includes a Joyce Hoffman interview, too. Diagonal fold with two creases on....... Details
Surfing Illustrated Volume 4, No. 3 (1966)
Allen Walker takes the drop during the 1966 U.S. Championships held at Huntington Beach. Content includes interviews with Tom Morey, Mickey Munoz, and Joyce Hoffman. A helmeted Corky Carroll wins the Eighth Annual....... Details