Surf Craft

Surf Craft pays particular attention to Bob Simmons's boards, which are striking examples of this kind of functional design, mirroring the work of postwar modern California designers.

Surf Craft

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Surf Craft
Language: en
Pages: 192
Authors: Richard Kenvin
Categories: Design
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014 - Publisher: Mit Press

The evolution of the surfboard, from traditional Hawaiian folk designs to masterpieces of mathematical engineering to mass-produced fiberglass. Surfboards were once made of wood and shaped by hand, objects of both cultural and recreational significance. Today most surfboards are mass-produced with fiberglass and a stew of petrochemicals, moving (or floating)
Building Small Boats, Surf Craft, and Canoes in Fiberglass
Language: en
Pages: 103
Authors: Jeff E. Toghill, John Flett
Categories: Boatbuilding
Type: BOOK - Published: 1981 - Publisher:

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Sustainable Surfing
Language: en
Pages: 262
Authors: Gregory Borne, Jess Ponting
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-03-16 - Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Whilst being an ambiguous and contested concept, sustainability has become one of the twenty-first century’s most pervasive ideas, as humanity’s increasing impact on the environment, as well as increasing social and economic inequalities, have local and global consequences. Surfing is a globally recognised cultural phenomenon whose unique connection with nature
Surfing Places, Surfboard Makers
Language: en
Pages: 304
Authors: Andrew Warren, Chris Gibson
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-01-31 - Publisher: University of Hawaii Press

Over the last forty years, surfing has emerged from its Pacific islands origins to become a global industry. Since its beginnings more than a thousand years ago, surfing’s icon has been the surfboard—its essential instrument, the point of physical connection between human and nature, body and wave. To a surfer,
Seascapes: Shaped by the Sea
Language: en
Pages: 216
Authors: Mike Brown, Barbara Humberstone
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-04-01 - Publisher: Routledge

Despite the fact that the sea covers 70 per cent of the Earth’s surface, and is integral to the workings of the world, it has been largely neglected or perceived as marginal in modern consciousness. This edited collection disrupts notions of the sea as ’other’, as foreign and featureless, through