36 Results for author: Matthew Perrott

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 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 – 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

New Racking

Thanks to our Equipment Director, Hamish McKendrick, for organising! More

Life Members Lunch

Sunday 19th January 2020 The Portsea Clubhouse Life Members started arriving at the clubhouse for the lunch to celebrate the induction of Immediate Past President Stuart Rayner from 11:30 onwards with many meeting for the first time since the Sophie Riddell Life Members dinner back in April 2018. What a ... More

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