Early form of sand yachting on Coolangatta Beach, ca. 1925

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Where: Queensland, Gold Coast City, Australia

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When: 01 January 1925

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Location: Coolangatta Beach, Queensland

Description: Early form of sand yachting on Coolangatta Beach, ca. 1925. Three young men are seated on the windsurfer which consists of a large sail attached to a wheeled base.

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    • 25/Dec/2011 21:27:51

    Somehow I think I've commented on this one before, somewhere. More of a sand yacht than a windsurfer. Windsurfers go on the water - a sail on a surfboard. Looking at the tyres, you would very much need to stay on hard sand with this contraption.