Located on “Praia dos Molhes” (Breakwaters Beach), on Zeca Scheffer Yard, the memorial chalet is a historical wooden building from the 1920’s.
The building was firstly owned by the Gerdau Family and used for summer vacations, being home of one of the pioneer surfing families around the region.
In 2017, the building was disassembled and transferred from its original location- the Lighthouse downhill - and reassembled at its current spot.
Early in 2018, the place was opened with the idea of preserving and telling the history of surfing in our town.
Nowadays, the chalet counts on two temporary exhibitions. One of the main attractions is the replica of the first surfboard used in Torres in 1955 by Oscar Martins de Lima ( considered one of the first surfboards in Brazil). The exhibition also tells the story of legendary surfers' names from Torres. like Zeca Scheffer, pioneer of big waves and recently deceased, and the Dorneles family, especially Rodrigo “Pedra” Dorneles, being in 2007 the best Brazilian surfer ranked on WCT. Adriano “ Mineirinho” de Souza’s surfboard, autographed and dedicated to the Surf Memorial, photographs, trophies, and many other items can be also admired at the Surf Memorial.
10h às 17h