Vintage Collectibles - Magazines - Petersen's Surfing - 1960's
Surfing Magazine Volume 1, No. 1 (December 1963)
This is the premiere issue of Petersen's Surfing Magazine, Volume 1, No. 1. A four-color wraparound cover shot by Don James shows a trio of regularfoots, including a very young Dick Brewer, riding a big peak at Sunset....... Details
Surfing Magazine Volume 1, No. 2 (February 1964)
Wraparound front cover by Ron Church was taken at Sunset Beach, Hawaii, looking toward Kaena Point. Content includes "Surfari to Baja, Hollywood-by-the-Sea pictorial, "The Battle of Dana Point," early skateboarding and....... Details
Surfing Magazine Volume 1, No. 3 (May 1964)
Here's a rare old issue of Peterson's Surfing Magazine in good shape. Color centerspread of classic Doheney is intact. Other content includes a coverage of the International Surfing Championships at Makaha, Peter Dixon's....... Details
Surfing Magazine Volume 1, No. 4 (June 1964)
This "Special Surfing Girl Issue" features "Sirens of the Surf: The Gentle Sex Make a Big Splash in a Not-So-Gentle Sport." Also include boat-wake surfing and "Surfing the Great Northwest, with some very early Oregon surf....... Details
Surfing Magazine Volume 1, No. 5 (July 1964)
Images from Australia, San Diego, San Francisco, and Hawaii make this one an international favorite. Beautiful turquoise center spread from New Year's Day 1964 at Maile, Hawaii. This magazine is in very good overall....... Details
Surfing Magazine Volume 1, No. 6 (August 1964)
Early bodysurfing and bellyboarding (sorry boogie boarders...that's what it was called back then!) articles and the Northern California Surfing Championships held at Steamer Lane in April 1964 . Early boat-wake surfing,....... Details
Surfing Magazine Volume 1, No. 7 (September 1964)
"Build you own skimboard!" Well, I guess you could if you put your mind to it.. a young Rick Irons, father of pro surfers Bruce and Andy Irons is pictured surfing fantastic Honolua Bay. Beautiful color center spread featuring....... Details
Surfing Magazine Volume 1, No. 8 (November 1964)
This is an extremely rare copy of Petersen's Surfing Magazine from 1964. A Greg Noll article on big Pipeline begins on page 20. This mag is collectible for the ads alone, especially the full-page ad for the Beach....... Details