Essex Tyler

Born Newlyn, Cornwall, 1973, Essex Tyler starred in British surf film “Blue Juice” in the 1990s. He is the son of Chris Tyler who set up the Skewjack Surf Club near Sennen. He was brought up on the site of the club and surfing and the culture that went with it was all he knew.

Interview: Rachel Yates 30/09/12

Full interview available in The First Wave Archive.

Surf spots



Like life

Skewjack visitors

The surf camp

It was special

Semmens twin fin

Skewjack lessons

Hedonistic Skewjack?

Learning on polystyrene

Surfing heroes

Best times at Gwenver

It keeps Cornwall going

Blue Juice