From Watergate Bay to JFK - the uniqueness of a vintage hearse

20. February 2012

classic surfer hearse at watergate bay in cornwallWhether you like cars or not, there’s pretty much one care you’re near enough guaranteed to take a ride in – a hearse.

Back in 2004 on holiday at Watergate Bay in Cornwall, I remember we were pulling out of the car park, after a sun scorched afternoon on the beach and in the beach bar; as I swung the car around, a fantastic sight came into my view – you can see it in the picture here, a hearse that had been converted into the coolest surfboard carrier this side of a lowered, split-screen camper van. It’s stayed with me for all these years, today I looked a bit deeper..More...