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Hi,

Has anyone got photos of TRs (ideally TR2/TR3) with surfboards ? Period if possible

Thank you!

Eli

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3 minutes ago, RogerH said:

Hi Eli,

   try this  

 

 

looks like north London on a sunny day

Roger

Hi Roger

Thanks for these, those are the only ones I had found to date.

There must be some old photos out there somewhere

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One of Dans’ in period mode

 

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Hi Eli,

For years I had dreamed of sticking a Malibu board on top of the 4A and driving around Newquay on my Cornish holidays. It never seamed to happen.

 

Mind you I can't swim a stroke - so I would be either a champion surfer of dead.

 

Roger

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Not quite a surfboard  .  .  .  but still pretty cool.

(Very nearly made something similar a few summers back, for a canoe trip we made down the River Dart.)

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Cheers, Deggers

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think the canoe would be I bit tippy with a tr above it on the Dart 

look good past the anchor stone tho
 

Look at the state of the rear wing on the red one. 

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19 hours ago, Hamish said:

think the canoe would be I bit tippy with a tr above it on the Dart 

look good past the anchor stone tho

:lol: Top tip : Remove car before paddling.

Would certainly give the Harvey's something to remember! (Some of the best seafood I've ever eaten, at the Anchorstone. Fantastic spot.)

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3 minutes ago, Deggers said:

:lol: Top tip : Remove car before paddling.

Would certainly give the Harvey's something to remember! (Some of the best seafood I've ever eaten, at the Anchorstone. Fantastic spot.)

The river (harbour) is on lock down. Even yacht taxi is emergency use only.
 

visiting boats have to do an essential movement and health declaration- back to flying the yellow duster . 

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Can't offer a surfboard, but here's TuRK in Inverness at Christmas 1960 with a couple of sets of skis, same principle I guess?

Cheers, Andrew

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21 hours ago, Hamish said:

The river (harbour) is on lock down. Even yacht taxi is emergency use only.
Visiting boats have to do an essential movement and health declaration- back to flying the yellow duster . 

Thanks for the heads up, Hamish. I suppose it had to come. The Harbour Master's Compliance notice certainly makes for a sobering read. Let’s just hope the Home Secretary doesn’t get wind of the old river chain at the Castle, or we may yet see a hasty reinstatement!

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25 minutes ago, Deggers said:

. Let’s just hope the Home Secretary doesn’t get wind of the old river chain at the Castle, or we may yet see a hasty reinstatement!

:lol:

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On 4/6/2020 at 6:35 AM, RogerH said:

Hi Eli,

For years I had dreamed of sticking a Malibu board on top of the 4A and driving around Newquay on my Cornish holidays. It never seamed to happen.

 

Mind you I can't swim a stroke - so I would be either a champion surfer of dead.

 

Roger

Roger, you live on a small island. How did you avoid learning to swim ?

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Fear of drowning? I got over that at the a young age I went to the local swimming pool and had swimming lessons with my mother. 
 

My friend was in his fifties when learnt so never to late.

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Hi Derek,

I also had a few lesson with family but annoyingly these were wasted when a neighbour (I was probably 7 ish) did the dirty and dunked me when I wasn't expecting it

The school lessons only cared for those that could already swim :blink:

I love being on and next to the water but have no joy for going under.

 

Roger

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On 4/13/2020 at 11:20 AM, EliTR6 said:

The rollbar will come in handy for the next trip to the beach! 
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Looking good, Eli! 

Just when you thought a TR3 couldn't get any cooler!  B)

Back in the ‘90s, growing up in Cornwall, the cars we strapped our surfboards to weren’t quite so sporty. Years before I bought my 3A, I remember having my mind set on a ‘60s American station wagon (I know, I know ... eclectic taste!).

Unsurprisingly, Cornwall wasn’t awash with classic long-roofs back then . . . or today for that matter.

Shame. Try getting ten mates in a TR! 

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Cheers, Deggers

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Hello Eli

 

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I took this shot at Mawgan Porth near Newquay in Cornwall in October 1978. It shows my TR5 and Andy Hopkinson's TR3A. The TR3 was parked outside a shop. After waiting a while the owner did not reappear so we drove off. I never found out who the car belonged to. 

From the cropped version it is difficult to work out where the rear mountings would have been attached but it doesn't look to be on to the overrider brackets. 

Happy surfing, one day.

Cheers

Julian    Member 918   St. Austell

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2 hours ago, Julian Stephens said:

Hello Eli

 

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I took this shot at Mawgan Porth near Newquay in Cornwall in October 1978. It shows my TR5 and Andy Hopkinson's TR3A. The TR3 was parked outside a shop. After waiting a while the owner did not reappear so we drove off. I never found out who the car belonged to. 

From the cropped version it is difficult to work out where the rear mountings would have been attached but it doesn't look to be on to the overrider brackets. 

Happy surfing, one day.

Cheers

Julian    Member 918   St. Austell

 

Hi Julian,

This is amazing! Thanks

Someone was having fun in 78!

Eli

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