2017 – Bare-footed Prime Minister visits lifesavers at Bondi

A relaxed Malcolm Turnbull took off his shoes and walked bare-footed across the golden sands of Bondi beach last Saturday while mingling with surf lifesavers, officially launching the 2017-18 surf lifesaving season for the four Waverley district clubs and christening three generously donated inflatable rescue boats. The Prime Minister and Member for Wentworth called in …

Bondi Surf Club’s Ocean Surf Race results (week 21) February 5th 2017

Feb 05, 2017 It was a beautiful day with a small surf due to a low tide.  Patrol Captain Charles Cotton had the buoys organised for us.  Due to one buoy being misplaced for a time, Noah Jenkins went out on a board to be the second buoy and provide water safety along with the …

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 …

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 …