Wright, Charlie

This unfinished page contains text from either the 2003 or 2005 print version of Encyclopedia of Surfing. An updated version, with more photos, is coming soon.

NOTES, from Lee Williams on Facebook: Matt when searching the Encyclopedia of surfing website I I can't find a reference to Charlie Wright 1903 1991 considered the father of surfing in San Diego he learned to surf in 1919 from Duke Kahanamoku Charlie and Duke remained lifelong friends Charlie started building his own boards short by standard of the day in the seven to eight foot range . In the ear...

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