Bondi Surf Bathers Life Saving Club

No Lives Lost at Bondi Beach

Month: January 2017

Bondi Surf Club’s Ocean Surf Race results (week 20) January 29th 2017

Jan 29, 2017 Due to the reports from the patrol of “blueies” in the water, it was decided to give people the option of doing the race or not.  Everyone who came down received two points.  Even with the reports of “blueies”, a number of people went out for a swim.  I am happy to […]

Bondi Surf Club’s Ocean Surf Race results (week 19) January 22th 2017

Jan 23, 2017 We had a great day for a challenging swim.  A sunny day with  a reasonable surf.  The rip was running well and there was a strong current running to the north.  Unfortunately we had fewer numbers than last week but it was still a reasonable turn up. A Grade saw Tom come […]

Congratulations Reef-Raff!    

Jan 18, 2017 There are now 22 new lifesavers ready to patrol Bondi Beach. We welcome Bondi’s newest Lifesavers (above) who completed their final Bronze assessments last week. They all did an amazing job through their training and will be awesome assets on the beach. Thank you to the trainers who guided them through their 10 […]

1970s – “Jean Junction” and how the West was Lost

Jan 16, 2017 Back in the 70’s, the Bondi Club was struggling to get members, the suburb had changed and there were fewer young families living there. As well as that, members tended to drift away after their 10 years doing patrols and move to the burbs. There were no Lady members, no Masters competition […]

Bondi Surf Club’s Ocean Surf Race results (week 18) January 15th 2017

Jan 15, 2017 What a fantastic surf race we had today.  We had the greatest number of people that have come down for the race for a long time.  It was great to see a number of the younger ones doing the race.  They competed in A or B Grade and had a good time.  […]

Congratulations to our U14 Nipper Lime Caps on being awarded your Surf Rescue Certificate

Jan 10, 2017 Congratulations to our U14 lime caps who all passed their Surf Rescue Certificate (SRC) with flying colours in December. We are very proud of you and look forward to seeing you in red and yellow as you keep everyone safe on patrol at Bondi and at Nippers as part of our Water […]

Bondi Surf Club’s Ocean Surf Race results (week 17) January 8th 2017

Jan 17, 2017 It was lovely to have Peter back for the day to start the races.  Unfortunately he has indicated that he will be unable to be on the beach for the next week or two but after that he should be back for the rest of the season. A Grade saw Izzy come […]

2017 – Celebration of Lee Bowman’s Life

Jan 05, 2017 Celebration of Lee Bowman’s life The service will be held at Bondi Surf Bathers’ Life Saving Club at 3pm on Sunday 22nd January. This will be the only service for him officially. If you want to speak on the day please contact either Michelle Rogers or Jacob Waks. Due to the possible […]

Bondi Surf Club’s Ocean Surf Race results (week 16) January 1st 2017

Jan 01, 2017 Another small turn out today so it was decided to hold the one race. Conditions were reasonable with a small swell under overcast skies. The waves were too thick to catch. A thank you to the Patrol Captain – Mark Fabio and the IRB people – Jon Slack-Smith and Paul Buckley-Smith for […]

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