30 Results for author: Matthew Perrott

Club Champs 2020

Just like the days of the Nutrigrain Ironman competitions where Portsea Back Beach would turn on the surf and deliver 7ft plus sets, this year’s Club Champs day was no different! Long range forecasts for Sunday had some members quivering in their thongs, but the call was made to continue as Portsea members aren’t known ... More

Swim Classic 2020 Wrap Up

The 2020 Portsea swim classic was the 34th running of the event. Once again the Portsea swim classic gold 2.5 km race was sold out at a very early stage. In addition the Portsea swim classic 1.5 km race once again sold out. This year we welcomed two additional swims to the event being the 500 metre Portsea junior swim ... More

Plover Update December

Repost from Parks Victoria In recent plover news, we have our first two fledglings of the season – one at Fowlers and one at Alison Ave West Rye (photos of the latter attached). Additionally, the two chicks have hatched at Heyfield East. We can confirm three nest failures, and both chicks have hatched and failed ... More

Revival of JR Wright Handicap Surf Swim

With the new clubhouse now open Dwight Harrison and I have volunteered to run the JR Wright swim for this season. As a reminder this Active members-only event started in the 1963-1964 season and was won that year by D. Wells.  The trophy was donated by club member John Wright the father of two excellent surf swimmers ... More

Accommodation and Building Access FAQ

Clubhouse Accommodation Who can stay overnight at the Club? Any active member 18 years of age or over can stay overnight. The member must be booked in for every night they plan to stay via the online booking system. How much does it cost to stay overnight at the Club? $5 per night. This is to contribute to building ... More

Nippers 2019/20

Hi all, Time to get excited – we are into December and will shortly commence the 2019/2020 Portsea Nippers Program.  Just a few matters to consider in advance of the start of the program: Registrations Registrations into the program closed in early November 2019.  We have over 520 participants enrolled at present ... More

The Club

Opening Times Until Easter Friday 5pm - 11pm Saturday 8am - 11pm Sunday 8am -4pm Office Hours - 9am-3pm Weekends Book Now The Club Menu The long wait is finally over with this weekend seeing the official opening of The Club. I admit that it’s not the most creative name, but hey, it ... More

Portsea Third in Victorian Endurance Championships 2019

Portsea arrived at Mornington last Sunday with a team of fifteen hardened competitors.  Every bit of toughness would be needed for the conditions – cold, windy, bay chop, rain and even a burst of hail for the IRB crews out to sea.  Our hard fought races paid dividends with our best club result in living memory –third ... More

P2P Website Outage

Just as registrations for the Pier to Perignon opened, our website went down due to an unexpected increase in traffic from previous years. There was about 15 minutes of downtime, and understand this would have been a frustrating time for those trying to register. We are looking at a number of options that will ... More

Portsea Cocktail Party

The Portsea Nippers Parents and Friends Cocktail Party is one of the biggest nights on the Peninsula. We're excited to be hosting it for the first time in the new Clubhouse! This event is a great chance for Nipper Parents to come together socially, and all financial Club members are also invited to buy tickets and ... More