DBNX FST. – 2 JULY 2017

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...
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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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The Underground 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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Back story

Mark Lanning. In the digital age many, many have taken to the DSLR and the wonders of imagery. Producing acceptable photos to stick up on social media is not that much of a stretch. Don't confuse these people with real photographers. The iconic images that underpin...
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HOLMES REVIVAL