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Million Dollar Mermaid

A Movie Star/Water Woman Changes Women’s Swimwear in the 40s and 50s  Esther Williams was a seminal figure in both the popularization of surfing and of women’s swimwear. She hailed herself as…
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May 1, 2020
CSM Surfboards

Esther Williams’ Paipo Board

Esther Williams’ Paipo Board Circa 1930s-1940s length: 4’2” nose: 18” wide spot: 17-3/4 tail: 15” thickness: 3/4” weight: 10 lbs. shaper: unknown The paipo board was meant for belly boarding waves, and…
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April 28, 2020
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Surf Till 100

Surf Till 100 - Saturday, February 29 Champions Building the Champion Within - presentation with Felipe Pomar and Jeff Hakman. Seating is limited. Buy tickets online, call (760) 721-6876 10-4 daily to…
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February 7, 2020
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Texas Surf Museum China Beach Exhibit

Texas Surf Museum China Beach Exhibit, Scheduled to run through 2020. The Texas Surf Museum, a longtime fixture in downtown Corpus Christi, officially opened the China Beach exhibit at their site on…
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December 18, 2019