Uncharted Waters – The Personal History of Wayne Lynch

Directed by Craig Griffin, Uncharted Waters is a feature length documentary about legendary Australian surfer Wayne Lynch. It traces his upbringing in the seaside town of Lorne on Victoria’s south western coast and his turbulent experiences as a ‘conscientious objector’ on the run from conscription and the Vietnam War. Ultimately it is about an extremely gifted individual with an intense connection to the Southern Ocean, whose approach to surfing has been a spiritual journey often putting him at odds with the surfing subculture and society in general.

Premiere tour from May to July 2013 in the U.S., Europe and Australia. Dates and locations coming soon at http://www.patagonia.com/surfblog.

About fcd

Almost 25 years after Patagonia founder Yvon Chouinard began hammering pitons, Fletcher, Yvon’s son, started Point Blanks (now FCD Surfboards) in a shack next door to the original Iron Works. Like father like son: Fletcher and Point Blanks proceeded to lay-up and destroy hundreds of fiberglass/ foam panels until they found a better, stronger and lighter way to build boards. And, with a group of freethinking surfers and shapers, designed higher-performance boards using the new technology.
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2 Responses to Uncharted Waters – The Personal History of Wayne Lynch

  1. MJL says:

    What a legend! Can’t wait to see this film. Any news on US tour dates?

    • fcd says:


      We just got some flyers done today and we’ll have them up soon but we will a showings in NYC June 27th at the Village East Cinema, Cardiff on June 21st at the LA Paloma Theater and in LA at the Broad Stage Theater on June 27th.



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