Going Big in Japan.

    The Holmes Brothers Go Big in Japan Home-grown SA surfer style with a quirky African twist: This is the aesthetic that makes men’s fashion brand Holmes Brothers stand out from the crowd. Now, The Bros, as the brand is...
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2017 Contest

  RIDE ANYTHING SURF EVERYTHING Sunday July 2, 2017 / Bay of Plenty, Durban,  South Africa.  The third annual Holmes Bros surf event left no-one who pitched in any doubt that off-the-wall speciality events are the best fun. The...
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Take the day off.

TAKE THE DAY OFF.
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Four classic 60’s longboards

Surf's Up a book by Mark Blackburn In the modern era, boards of all kinds find their way into the water. Ride anything surf everything. The modern longboard incorporates newer design like flat bottoms, hard tail rail lines, exaggerated rockers. Innovation...
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DBN X FST.

On July 2, 2017 the third annual Durban X Festival will take place at the Bay of Plenty in Durban. The Holmes Bros Contest is like no other at the Festival. Boards of all types and from all era's are ridden by some of South Africa's best surfers.  48 SLOTS...
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Sultan of Sheik – Wayne Shaw

    A whiff of bedlam from a smoking gun – James Reyne’s song title seems appropriate. Raffles was a full-on disco club on top of the Maharani Hotel that overlooks the Bay of Plenty in the late seventies and early eighties. Even though it was anti-culture for...
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Surf

The spirit of surfing runs strong and deep in the Holmes Bros brand. It relates to the boards they make and ride, and the way they ride waves. Inspired by the late Max Wetteland's design philosophy, their lines are retro but at...
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Master of the Twinny

July 1981. At the start of the Thruster revolution, twin fins were the go across the planet. Potter cut his teeth on the twinny. Stussy switched California onto his special brand of twin fin. In Newcastle Australia the illustrious Mark Richards was all over them....
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Surfboards

THE HOLMES INVERTED RAIL We have been making them for 10 years now from short fish/ simmons  shapes to longer single fins with incredible success. The inverted rail works on two levels: it creates a hip in line with the fins to pivot off and allows for incredible...
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HOLMES REVIVAL