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New Years Surf warning

By at January 2, 2015 | 7:14 pm | 0 Comment

New Years Surf warning

Surf lifesavers are asking people to use their common sense when taking to the beach and waterways over the New Year period. New Year’s Day is one of the busiest beach days of the year and lifesavers and lifeguards will be on full alert to protect the hundreds of thousands of beachgoers expected. Adam Weir, Surf Life Saving NSW Operations Manager, says that people more...

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Interbranch Surf champs off to flying start

By at December 15, 2014 | 7:00 pm | 0 Comment

Interbranch Surf champs off to flying start

Defending Interbranch champions Sydney are fighting a tough battle to retain their title at the conclusion of the first day of the championships on Saturday. Sydney Northern Beaches who last held the title in 2012 are virtually tied with Sydney. Central Coast and Hunter round out the top four. Day 1 got underway in windy conditions at Catherine Hill Bay SLSC with the more...

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Stay safe at splendour

By at July 25, 2014 | 6:38 pm | 0 Comment

Stay safe at splendour

Splendour in the grass kicked off near Byron Bay  today and with thousands of people staying in the region Surf Life Saving NSW is reminding festival goers to take surf safety seriously.   Lifesavers are concerned about the risk of preventable tragedies occurring if people take unnecessary risks in the ocean such as swimming late at night or mixing alcohol with more...

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Man missing in Surf near ‘South-west’ rocks

By at July 23, 2014 | 11:32 am | 0 Comment

Man missing in Surf near ‘South-west’ rocks

A large scale search is underway for a man who went missing in the surf yesterday afternoon at Smokey Cape beach near South West Rocks. Under the command of NSW Police, four Inflatable Rescue Boats (IRBs) and two support jet skis are currently in the water with the Westpac Rescue Helicopter enroute. The man who is thought to be a 25 year old Swedish University 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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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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Surf superstars getting ready for ‘NSW Surf Life Saving Open’s Championships 2014’

By at March 6, 2014 | 12:00 pm | 0 Comment

Surf superstars getting ready for ‘NSW Surf Life Saving Open’s Championships 2014’

The Ocean Beach/Umina stretch of sand is set to host some of the world’s best male and female surf sports gladiators this weekend at the 2014 NSW Surf Life Saving Open’s Championships supported by ClubsNSW. From March 7-9, over 2500 Open’s athletes from over 90 surf clubs across NSW including superstars such as Ironmen Kendrick Louis (Newport), Nathan Smith more...

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Dramatic day of finals at state championships

By at March 4, 2014 | 11:11 pm | 0 Comment

Dramatic day of finals at state championships

The NSW Surf Lifesaving Age Championships supported by ClubsNSW staged at Umina and Ocean beaches on the Central Coast over the weekend produced another batch of team and individual state under 9 to under 14 champions. Manly LSC took out the overall point score closely followed by Avoca SLSC with Wanda SLSC finishing third. Autumn came early to the nipper’s 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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