Portsea SLSC paddlers planning assault on iconic Molokai

A growing group of Portsea lifesavers have begun preparations for a crack at the unofficial World Championship of ocean ski racing, the Molokai Challenge. Lead by Charlie Schall, the group has set itself the target of taking part in the 2020 edition of the race, to be held next May.   There are several ... More

2019 Youth Aussies

It was with great excitement that 9 members of the Portsea Youth team headed up to North Burleigh, Qld for the 2019 Australian Surf Life Saving Championships (“Aussies”). It was a fabulous fun-filled weekend and all team members represented the Red & White with distinction, competing strongly with some terrific ... More

Senior State Titles Warrnambool

This long report is testament to our success and the managers’ details from multiple areas, in multiple events, and reflects the team excitement that has occurred as our younger members stamped their authority in the competition arena.  For the first time in years, the Senior State Titles moved back onto the long ... More

Portsea Junior Comp Team Season Review

The Portsea Junior Competition Team Committee has always sought to encourage participation in junior competition because we genuinely believe that it has a significant role to play in the development of the future leaders of our club and the broader community.  The personal growth of our team members throughout the ... More

State Titles Coaches Report

After months of training, our juniors arrived at Lorne, proudly pulling on the red and white, ready to show why we earned the title of “Club of the Year” and were awarded the LSV Best Achievement award for growth of our Nipper Competition Team. Being a holiday club, we run a short, intensive training program, as ... More

Point Leo Carnival Report

 Feb 17, 2019 The last carnival before states was a clash with the Pier to Perignon so as expected, entry numbers were reduced. Portsea fielded a small team of ocean loving youth and a beachie.  Ned, Harvey, Will, Tom and Xav ventured down to once again be confronted with perfect conditions for Barefoot Water ... More

Masters 2019

Lorne 2 Feb 19 Carnival Report Did someone pour the “Surf” washing powder into Lorne? Lorne produced a great 2-3 foot surf consistent all day. We had great representation with another excellent Team of 21 Masters.  Lorne turned it on again - the weather was mixed in the morning but the sun shined all afternoon, ... More

Mordialloc Carnival Report

The double header Mordialloc Carnival Weekend kicked off on the Saturday with a Youth/Senior Carnival.  Our Youth numbers were down on the usual due to school starting back and Saturday sport, but we were still fielding teams in the men’s and women’s youth events, U17 youth events and open/masters events. The warm ... More

Australia Day Carnival Report

On the Australia Day long weekend Portsea had a large contingent of competitors, their families and supporters travel to Sydney for an intensive weekend of racing and training. Our Surf Boat Rowers had three crews, all swept by Jackson McCaffrey. We had three Youth Athletes competing with the Victorian State Team, and ... More

Anglesea Carnival Report

On Sunday January 6th, a 30+ member strong team of Portsea competitors travelled to Anglesea for our 5th Youth/Senior Carnival. Not to miss the early events, a car load of five rowdy teenagers met at the ferry dock on Friday afternoon for the “trip across the rip” and a night of fun and camaraderie at the Geelong Cabin ... More