DICK CATRI: 1938-2017

Surfer and boardmaker Dick Catri of Miami Beach, Florida, died on May 14, after a series of strokes. He was 79. Catri was sometimes called "the Godfather of East Coast Surfing"—with all that implied. He was smart and funny and energetic, hugely likable, and had about him a whiff of danger. As a child, Catri wanted to grow up and be a pirate, and in a sense he did just that. Catri's first surf budd...

Subscribe or Login

Plans start at $5, cancel anytimeTrouble logging-in? Contact us.