Surfing

Dangerous Surf expected for ‘Easter’ long weekend

By at April 17, 2014 | 3:00 pm | 0 Comment

Dangerous Surf expected for ‘Easter’ long weekend

Surf Life Saving NSW is warning swimmers about dangerous surf conditions along the entire coast this weekend. A South Easterly swell is expected to reach 2 to 3 metres at its peak, with a swell period around 15-17 seconds. These conditions will be hazardous for coastal activities such as swimming, surfing and rock fishing. Conditions are expected to ease overnight more...

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Stay safe in the ‘Surf’ these holidays

By at April 14, 2014 | 12:56 pm | 0 Comment

Stay safe in the ‘Surf’ these holidays

NSW surf lifesavers and lifeguards have issued a strong warning to beachgoers and coastal holiday makers to observe surf safety warnings during the Autumn school holiday period which commenced this Saturday 12th April.   SLSNSW Manager of Lifesaving, Andy Kent, has emphasised the importance of swimming at patrolled beaches, between the red and yellow more...

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Rock fisherman drowns and another missing

By at April 7, 2014 | 12:54 pm | 0 Comment

Rock fisherman drowns and another missing

A man has drowned while rock fishing at Tacking Point, Port Macquarie. In a separate incident, Surf Lifesavers are searching for a missing person, possibly a rock fisherman, after a car was found on the beach at Booti Booti National Park near Forster.   In Port Macquarie the alarm was raised when the man did not arrive for his golf game. The Surf Life Saving more...

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Search continues for missing swimmer at Tathra

By at April 3, 2014 | 12:56 pm | 0 Comment

Search continues for missing swimmer at Tathra

Surf Life Saving resources are continuing to help Police search for a missing swimmer at Tathra, who was possibly attacked by a shark this morning before 9am.   Surf Lifesavers aboard Inflatable Rescue Boats (IRBs) from Tathra, Narooma, Pambula and Bermagui are on scene and assisting in the search. The Westpac Rescue Helicopter is also assisting. It is more...

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NSW Surf Life Saving Championships to remain on Central Coast for two more years

By at April 1, 2014 | 11:42 am | 0 Comment

NSW Surf Life Saving Championships to remain on Central Coast for two more years

  A successful partnership between Gosford City Council and Surf Life Saving NSW will see the country’s largest surf sports event remain on the Central Coast for the next two years. The 2015 and 2016 NSW Surf Life Saving Championships will be co-hosted by Ocean Beach and Umina SLSCs and proudly supported by ClubsNSW. The State’s premier surf event has been more...

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Surfers ready for state championships

By at March 17, 2014 | 2:50 pm | 0 Comment

Surfers ready for state championships

The 2014 NSW Surf Life Saving Championships supported by ClubsNSW comes to a close this weekend with the Masters Championships at Ocean Beach-Umina. More than 1200 athletes from 94 different surf clubs from across the state will form a diverse field for the Masters with competitors coming from a wide background of skill sets and ages including some competitors who are more...

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Emotions run high during an epic day of competition at state champs

By at March 3, 2014 | 12:32 pm | 0 Comment

Emotions run high during an epic day of competition at state champs

Avoca Surf Life Saving Club remains the only non-Sydney team among the top clubs following day two of the NSW Surf Life Saving Age Championships. The Central Coast club is neck and neck with Manly LSC, Elouera SLSC and South Maroubra SLSC in the overall club point score following a huge day of competition at Ocean Beach/Umina. Following  tumultuous conditions, it more...

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Wild weather clouds opening day of state championships

By at March 1, 2014 | 4:19 pm | 0 Comment

Wild weather clouds opening day of state championships

Wild, wet and windy conditions soaked more than 3500 youngsters aged under 9 to under 14 on day one of the New South Wales Surf Lifesaving Age Championships supported by ClubsNSW. While water competitors were faced with decent conditions to start the day, the wind, rain and surf eventually deteriorated creating incontestable conditions and forcing organisers to halt more...

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Juniors assemble for NSW ‘Surf Life Saving Championships’

By at February 26, 2014 | 12:15 pm | 0 Comment

Juniors assemble for NSW ‘Surf Life Saving Championships’

Over three thousand of the state’s finest junior surf sports stars are set to descend on Ocean Beach/Umina for the first major weekend of the 2014 NSW Surf Life Saving Championships supported by ClubsNSW. With the completion of the Lifesaving weekend all eyes now turn to the Age, Opens and Masters Championships which are set to unfold over the next three weekends more...

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Lifesaving weekend kicks off 2014 state championships

By at February 25, 2014 | 1:34 pm | 0 Comment

Lifesaving weekend kicks off 2014 state championships

The 2014 State Championships supported by ClubsNSW got underway over the weekend with lifesavers from across the state competing in both the Champion Lifesaver and Patrol Competitions at Ocean Beach/Umina. The Champion Lifesaver event is truly testing, with competitors having to complete a series of tests to determine the skills of being the best lifesaver including a more...

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