14 Results for year: 2020

National Leadership College: Chris Perrott

In February this year, I was lucky enough to be selected as a participant at the 2020 Surf Lifesaving Australia National Leadership College. One of the highlights, was meeting 23 individuals from across Australia and New Zealand, all of whom are doing amazing things within lifesaving and their personal lives. The aim of ... More

Presentation Night 2020 Recap

Our first ever remote presentation night was a great success! While we couldn't be hanging out in person, families and friends gathered round their computers to watch the Facebook live stream. There were zoom calls going on at the same time, and people didn't hold back in commenting and congratulating the winners. Our ... More

Portsea Competition Team Enters 21 Athletes at Aussies

After a solid season of training and competing, the Portsea Competition Team consolidated its position as a new force to be reckoned with on the aquatic sports arena.  The resurgence started small, seven years ago, with our current president Matt Mahon, heading up a Junior (nipper) Competition Team, and heading to the LSV ... More

JUNIOR STATE TITLES

Portsea had a team of 39 strong competitors, ranging in ages from U9 - U13. This year, a changed program meant the State Championships ran over 3 days. Courtney Hancock, national ironwoman and first year as Portsea’s Junior Competition Team coach, was on hand for the whole weekend to give encouraging words to kids ... More

BUCCANEERS LUNCH

Senior Actives Buccaneer’s Lunch The word “Buccaneers” was first used way back in April 1965 in an obscure reference in The Boomer to “Florence may be in the next Sydney-Hobart, She was seen doing circling practice for hours, no sign of her Buccaneers”. And then in October 1972 “The Annual General Meeting ... More

Portsea Surfboard Raffle 2020 Winners

Congratulations to all winners of the 2020 raffle. Thanks to everyone for participating to raise money for Portsea SLSC, and a huge thank you to all of our generous donors. Winners can collect their prize from the Portsea SLSC Office during office hours. Prize Level Description Value Winner 1st ... More

Pier to Perignon 2020 – Wrap Up

This year, the 2020 Pier to Perignon celebrated the event’s 32nd anniversary. From its humble beginnings, which saw close friends Ted Ballieu and Rob Robertson race from Sorrento Pier to Portsea (with the winner receiving a bottle of Dom Perignon from the loser!), the race has grown exponentially. Over thirty years ... More

The Club Update

WOW – What a summer at The Club. We all thought its was going to be busy, but I never expected that it was going to be quite that busy. Thank you to Staff I’d like to start by firstly thanking the incredible team of staff that we pulled together in such a short space of time. Patrick our resident Frenchy was ... More

Pier to Perignon – Info for Members

The Pier 2 Perignon has hit a major milestone with a record number of 900 swimmers registered to swim the event this year with the swim once again being sold out in a remarkable 35 mins.. What makes this event remarkable is the fact that unlike most major swims that have multiple waves the Pier to Perignon has only 1 wave ... More

January Carnival and Competition Team Report

Portsea is one of Victoria’s biggest ‘holiday clubs’ and it becomes a hive of summer activity each year for 3-4 weeks.  The competition team is no different and starting with a Boxing Day point to point swim, we moved into ‘intensive training and race mode’. The team’s highlights of summer at Portsea ... More