Mark Bailey

A Poldu lifeguard in the 70s, Mark Bailey grew up in Sennen as a teenager and surfed Porthleven Reef early on.

Interview: Dominica Williamson

Full interview available in The First Wave Archive.


First wetsuit

Top dogs

The SLSC inspires

The commercial side

The money

Surfing life now

Longboard vs shortboard

John Conway board

Friends at Sennen

Bournemouth to Sennen

Busy at Porthleven

A unique feeling

70s surf fashion

Girls surfing