16 Results for author: Bridget Pardy

Environmental sub-committee — expressions of interest

Our newly appointed Sustainability Officer, Alex Madden, has been hard at work developing initiatives to ensure the club becomes more sustainable and environmentally conscious. As you will be able to see when you get your morning coffee at the club there are PSLSC branded keep cups for sale - this is an effort to reduce ... More

Ocean Grove Carnival Report

The first of the regular carnivals for the season was a double header at Ocean Grove on Dec 7/8.  Portsea had 12 juniors competing on the Saturday and another 12 youth/seniors on the Sunday. First up on Saturday was the juniors.  Conditions were challenging – just how many of our Portsea juniors like it. Some fields ... More

KYC 3: Further Food and Beverage Update

It has been around 6 weeks since we provided the last update on how the Clubhouse will operate – but there’s been a lot happening!! We are super-excited to let you know that our food and beverage operation – to be known somewhat creatively as “The Club” - will open for members and guests on Friday 6th of ... More

Competition Team Sleepover

Cup Weekend at the Surf Club was a buzz of activity, primarily due to our inaugural competition team sleepover.  On the back of that, we had members dropping in to visit, have family BBQ’s, sub-committee catch-ups, pull up a bean bag for the film night, requals, study groups, a Cruisers’ patrol surf and more. ... More

Appointment of General Manager

On behalf of the Committee, I am delighted to announce the appointment of Wayne Stoll as the Club’s inaugural General Manager, as we prepare to operate the first season from our new Clubhouse. Wayne’s role will be reasonably broad, although will have a heavy focus overseeing and being accountable for the ... More

SURF BOAT DAWN PATROL

In a by-gone era, long before the days of IRB’s and jetskis, oared surf boats were the rescue craft of choice and in fact were a compulsory item of patrol equipment.  Surf boats are still proudly rowed at Aquatic Sports Carnivals, but occasionally, crews are called to action in their traditional role of saving ... More

COURTNEY HANCOCK MEETS OUR COMPETITORS

What a fabulously typical weekend of Victorian weather to welcome Courtney (or Courtz as she prefers to be known).  It was just the conditions our competitors battle so often at the beach throughout the racing season. Gusty squalls, bursts of pelting rain and sprinklings of sunshine were the theme of the day. Ham... More

Junior Comp Team Coaching Partnership – Courtney Hancock!

The Junior Competition Team Committee is excited to announce the appointment of our new coach for the season, Ironwoman Courtney Hancock. Courtney is Australia’s leading Ironwoman winning multiple Ironwoman titles at the Australian Championships, and other individual World and Australian titles in open competiti... More

KOZZI IRON CHALLENGE MOOLOOLABA 2019

  Wow! What a way to kick-start the lifesaving competition season, pulling on the red and white caps to race in the warm waters of the Sunshine Coast. Our Portsea Youth Competitors Ned Betts, Harvey Larke and Xavier Purcell, were joined by Katie Kerr (U13) from the Junior Team and a support crew of madly ... More

M&LD Opportunities

WOMEN LEADERS IN SPORT GRANT  Applications for the Australian Sports Commission Women Leaders in Sport Program are now open. The program involves a 2 day leadership workshop, aimed to enable women developing leadership skills and provide an opportunity to network with like-minded women.  There is potential to receive ... More