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