Month: June 2018

Your Bondi Surf Club Surfer – 29 June 2018

The Bondi Surfer – Bondi Surf Life Saving Club Your update on all things Bondi Surf Club! The Bondi Surfer No. 68 29 June 2018 Intro & Welcome Events & Reminders Key Dates NSW Pool Rescue Championships – 14-15 July Early Bird Membership Fees End – 15 July Annual General Meeting – Sunday, 22 July […]

Westpac Lifesaver Helicopter

Chat with the Westpac Lifesaver Helicopter (Lifesaver 21) crew at North Bondi Surf Club. Lifesaver 21 is available to assist any patrol in need of their specialized retrieval and rescue capabilities, but few patrolling members are familiar with how to call them in and what to expect when they arrive. Stewart Bailey, North Bondi Life […]

NOTICE OF 111th ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

NOTICE OF 111th ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING Due notice is hereby given that the 111th Annual General Meeting of Bondi Surf Bathers’ Life Saving Club, Inc. will be held at the Clubhouse, Queen Elizabeth Drive, Bondi Beach on Sunday 22 July 2018 from 2 pm Business: Opening and welcome by President In Memoriam Apologies Confirmation of […]

Call out teams

Call out teams are available 24/7 to provide support during incidents that occur outside of normal patrol hours. Surf Life Saving NSW runs a Surf Rescue line that emergency services can call when surf rescue resources are needed.  The Operations centre will then determine what is needed and start making calls / SMS to assemble […]

Your Bondi Surf Club Surfer – 15 June 2018

The Bondi Surfer – Bondi Surf Life Saving Club Your update on all things Bondi Surf Club! The Bondi Surfer No. 67 15 June 2018 Intro & Welcome Bondi Surf Club is delighted and proud to announce that our esteemed member, Andrew Winters, has been recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Day Honours List 2018. Andy’s […]

Media at lifesaving incidents

The media is often very interested in the activities at Bondi Beach. As one of the most internationally known locations in Australia, and with so many tourists every year, Bondi regularly features in new reports on the weather, the surf, Christmas, Australia Day and hot days. Generally these reports can be managed by the Patrol Captain […]

Drones … the next evolution in lifesaving technology

Drones are starting to be tested for a variety of uses in Surf Life Saving.  They can be used to patrol large areas, spot unidentified marine animals…. (Shark!), improve awareness of a incident by providing a video feed, or even completing a rescue – see video below. In Sydney Branch a roster is forming of […]

Swim Test CANCELLED

Apologies all, I was hoping the seas would have dropped a bit by today, but with a high tide at 11:30 (and water already coming over the side at 9) there is a reasonable chance the pool will be a whiteout so the swim test at 12 is CANCELLED.   We will look to setting […]

Your Bondi Surf Club Surfer

The Bondi Surfer – Bondi Surf Life Saving Club Your update on all things Bondi Surf Club! The Bondi Surfer 1 June 2018 – Edition 66 Intro & Welcome We are now a few weeks into the off-season and while we shiver in our last days of Autumn, Jacob has headed to warmer climates for […]

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