Lunada Bay Boys

Discussion in 'Global Surf Talk' started by Valhallalla, Nov 29, 2016.

  1. Valhallalla

    Valhallalla Well-Known Member

    Jan 24, 2013
  2. DawnPatrol321

    DawnPatrol321 Well-Known Member

    Mar 6, 2012
    LOL Grown men playing in a clubhouse.

  3. Sandblasters

    Sandblasters Well-Known Member

    May 4, 2013

    CBSCREWBY Well-Known Member

    Feb 21, 2012
    I just read an article on these, "boys." Seem to be a bunch of privileged assholes. My sister lives in Palos Verdes... (married well lol) A hovel there is a couple of million bucks.

    She has a place at (Fripp, too Capn Ron!)
  5. UnfurleD

    UnfurleD Well-Known Member

    Jul 13, 2016
    just curious why they call the 70's "California’s dark period (white boards, black wetsuits, no cameras)" in the article. i get the camera but white boards? no colored wetsuites?
  6. Sandblasters

    Sandblasters Well-Known Member

    May 4, 2013
    Wtf that whole island is private.
  7. scotty

    scotty Well-Known Member

    Aug 26, 2008
    keep a low profile. your board w/o logos and sponsor stickers, wettie without tacky colors and sponsor BS, your spots on the DL.
  8. LBCrew

    LBCrew Well-Known Member

    Aug 12, 2009
    ^^^ Bingo, Scotty... You talk like a guy twice your age. Or is it three times?
  9. kidde rocque

    kidde rocque Well-Known Member

    Mar 6, 2016
    We didn't call it the "dark period", we called it "soul". It started after the 1966 World Championships in OBSD when Nat Young beat David Nuuhiwa with a short vee bottom board and a new style of "radical" surfing that led the way for the Aussies to dominating contests for the next dozen years.

    Californians began shunning contests and flashy surfing, along with all its trappings, labeling it as frenzied "amp out" and preferring stylish and powerful maneuvers as being "soulful".

    Black wetsuits and clear boards were Order of the Day and in many places like where I grew up, leashes were a cardinal sin. Paddling into a new spot with a leash, wrong board label and any hint of color would get you harassed immediately and assured of zero waves.

    These were the days of genuine California localism. It was a tough time to be a grom.

    Things slowly changed with the advent of Punk music, Joey Buran...then Tom Curren's contest success effectively ended the dark period of California surfing.
  10. Barry Cuda

    Barry Cuda Guest

    And surfing has gone steadily downhill ever since........
  11. kidde rocque

    kidde rocque Well-Known Member

    Mar 6, 2016
    Well, think of it more like the shacks in front of Windansea, Waikiki and Old Man's at San Onofre.

    Even though there are a lot of bad connotations, it's still a long part of a rich surfing history.
  12. DawnPatrol321

    DawnPatrol321 Well-Known Member

    Mar 6, 2012
    Yeah I get it I suppose. Just the thought of grown men hanging out in a "clubhouse" or fort they made to hassle people seems ridiculous to me. I had a fort and gang when I was like 10 years old, it was fun.
  13. cepriano

    cepriano Well-Known Member

    Apr 20, 2012
    ah I can never get tired of hearing about those lunada kooks.bunch of little rich fuks who inherited mommy and daddys money and gets to surf all day and not let anyone else surf their break.

    they need to do one of those "lowers raids" where 200 people storm the lineup with softops and plastic swords lol.i cant say I ever had a run in with them,i never been there before but I cant imagine they are that tough.problem is 2 guys try to show up to surf and 20 locals confront them.but if u show up with 50 guys to their 20 guys,im sure theyd be scared shytless.

    especially them throwing rocks at people.that is not fukin cool.getting ur shyt tossed in the sea is one thing lol,but u can crack somebodys head open and give them brain damage.u want to go to prison for 15 yrs for protecting ur surf break because u hit somebody with a rock in the head and they slip down the rocks and turn into a vedgetable?
  14. smitty517

    smitty517 Well-Known Member

    Oct 30, 2008
    I am for regulating a line up from a safety perspective but those boys are just straight up ****s. Threw a brick through back window of my boys car back in the 90s. Didn't say boo to us is in the surf.
  15. FUN

    FUN Well-Known Member

    Aug 28, 2014
    ya if i catch u wearing a colored suite at my spot u should expect to be sodomized with a brick
  16. sisurfdogg

    sisurfdogg Well-Known Member

    Jun 17, 2013
    I drove myself to the hospital once after getting hit in the head by a rock at a local place. I was on lunch break at FAU in Boca Raton( I was 19) and there were waves and I didn't have my board or shorts so I bought a pair of shorts at the Salvation Army for 35 cents and went bodysurfing in 4 foot shorebreak and they stole my sandwich out of my cooler and said I looked hungry and should go to McDonalds so I went back to my car and pulled a machete and threatened to chop up a board and got hit with a rock right in the noggin between my eyes. A little grom rode by on his bike and said "You ugly now!". Some days you get the bear, some days it gets you. Did I cry and file a police report. NO. Did I go back with friends. No. I was a rube and learned my lesson not to go traipsing into a local zone all clueless and such. Lesson learned. Darwin rules, so does gravity, and Momma O.

    I was a moron. I may still be a moron. But I will not surf a local spot out of my league, or if it is within my skill level, I will paddle out solo, from the side, watch, and gradually get a slot or two, no matter where. A smile and a nod helps.
  17. sisurfdogg

    sisurfdogg Well-Known Member

    Jun 17, 2013
    And a clear board and a black wettie always fits in.
  18. smitty517

    smitty517 Well-Known Member

    Oct 30, 2008
    That's some funny stuff there! I sometimes forget the crazy wetsuit colors from back in my youth. Pink, yellow ewwwww
  19. The Screen Name Formerly Known As ABC123

    The Screen Name Formerly Known As ABC123 Well-Known Member

    Nov 15, 2013
    I know plenty of "privileged" people that wouldn't think twice about knocking someone's teeth down their throat. Being rich does not necessarily mean you are a pu$$y.

    With that being said, I do not agree with some of their actions.
  20. trevolution

    trevolution Well-Known Member

    Feb 16, 2012
    i have mixed feelings about this. I think localism is a critical element of surfing. Unfortunately, many of the "locals" tend to be overprivelledged people who can afford to spend all of their time at the beach.

    True status as a local is earned, not born into.

    I think that the destruction of this clubhouse, at a beach Ive never surfed but have heard of often, represents something about the direction in which surfing culture is headed, and may not be positive.

    However, it will all be about the way in which the true local community responds that will set the precedent.