“DRUMMOND’S REEF”: THE CANOEIST AND THE COLONEL AND THE ODD BEGINNINGS OF DESIGNER WAVES

“Drummond’s Reef” ran in the May 1971 issue of SURFER Magazine. The article reprints a single back-and-forth exchange of letters between longtime Southern California surfer Ron Drummond and Robert Malley, a representative for the Army Corps of Engineers, who were nearly finishest building Dana Point Harbor, which had destroyed a close to a half-dozen surf…