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How to survive in a rip current

How to survive in a rip current – swim elsewhere, or stay calm … Firstly its best to be able to identify a rip and not swim there – You’ll see less waves… that region might look a little bit murky because the water’s moving so quickly, or there will be a lot of sand.  It […]

Surf life saving – Australia’s largest volunteer organisation

Surf Life Saving Australia is the national body for volunteer lifesavers.  It is Australia’s peak coastal water safety, drowning prevention and rescue authority. Surf life saving officially started at Bondi in 1907. From this first surf bathing association, the movement has now grown. There are now 311 surf clubs, 160,000 surf lifesavers and 491 entities. […]

Radio Procedures 2018

Radio Procedures have changed now that the new SLSA Operations App is available. Radio Procedures for sign on Ten minutes before SIGN ON, SurfCom will remind clubs to sign on via the Operations App. SIGN ON with Patrol Bronze qualification numbers, Beach status and IRB status Within 30 minutes of SIGN ON, SurfCom may conduct […]

City2Surf 2018 wrap-up

The Sun Herald City2Surf is a massive day at Bondi. Every year, in the world’s biggest fun run, around 80,000 people run or walk from the start line in the City, up heartbreak hill and then hobble across the finish line at Bondi beach. While the winners (This year Ben St Lawrence in 41′ 42″ and Ellie Pashley in 46′ […]

How to survive in a rip current

How to survive in a rip current – swim elsewhere, or stay calm … Firstly its best to be able to identify a rip and not swim there – You’ll see less waves… that region might look a little bit murky because the water’s moving so quickly, or there will be a lot of sand.  It […]

How to survive in a rip current

How to survive in a rip current – swim elsewhere, or stay calm … Firstly its best to be able to identify a rip and not swim there – You’ll see less waves… that region might look a little bit murky because the water’s moving so quickly, or there will be a lot of sand.  It […]

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