Hasley, Chuck

Club organizer and surf society raconteur from La Jolla, California; founder of the Windansea Surf Club in 1963. Hasley was born (1934) in Oklahoma, moved with his family in 1941 to Seal Beach, California, and began surfing at age 10. He moved to La Jolla in 1958, one year after receiving a master's in education from Long Beach State College. He briefly worked as a basketball coach at Santa Ana High School.

In 1963, Hasley picked up the long-moribund name of Windansea Surf and Ski Club in or...