This is the earliest report of volunteer patrolling service at the Portsea Back Beach. The following article, sourced from the Life Saving Victoria history “50 Years and More” describes a rescue performed by volunteers who manned the beach over 10 years before our club was officially formed in 1949. Portsea - ... More

Portsea Shines at Aussies 2021

Despite a COVID scare and Brisbane lockdown, the Sunshine Coast turned on amazing sunshine and ‘not so amazing’ surf for a festival of Aussies competition, with back to back events over ten days. Portsea competitors arrived with enthusiasm and in numbers not seen in recent memory, 37 in total entered over the Youth, ... More

Portsea Comp Team Victorian Titles 2021

After a late start to the season due to COVID restrictions, the Portsea Competition Team arrived at the 2021 Victorian Championships as an unknown underdog.  With our quality team of competitors across the ocean, beach and boat arena coming together, we arrived with purpose, and left stamping our mark on the top 10, ... More

Congrats to Sophie Jacka

Congratulations to Sophie Jacka who won the LSV U13 Champion Athlete – Girls Water at the recent LSV Junior State Championships in Warrnambool on the March long weekend. This is a huge achievement and the first time a Portsea athlete has won this coveted award. This award recognised Sophie's gold medals in U13G ... More

Portsea’s Beach Team Cleans Up at Victorian Champs

The Portsea Beach Team at the Life Saving Victoria State Champs might have been small but it packed a fair punch, winning medals in eleven beach events. The men’s team of Blair Nuske, Griffin Mitchell and Oscar Hunter won medals in NINE beach events and were backed up by Steph Hunter who took GOLD in the U17 women’s ... More


Charles sadly passed on 13th March 2020, at the start of the COVID lockdown so the service was at that time limited to close family. It was finally time to say farewell to a great advocate for life saving both here in the state where he was president from 1987 through to 2000, and nationally working with SLSA.&nbsp... More


Matt,Thank you and congratulations to you and everyone who assisted with the Pier 2 Perignon. Special thanks of course to Craig and Sam. What a remarkable effort. The P2P has bookended COVID at both the start last year and hopefully near the end this year. No one else has done that. Overcoming so many hurdles this ... More

Victorian Masters Championships 2021

Well, Lorne turned it on for the 2021 Masters, with perfect 2-3 foot surf and 26 degree sunny day. Life Saving Victoria split this year's Masters into two days with water events held at Lorne and two weeks later beach events held at Altona due to the state government Covid restrictions. Our team numbers and other club ... More

Portsea Swim Classic 2021 Results

Thank you all for making the 2021 Portsea Swim Classic such a memorable event. The number of emails that we have received from you all, thanking the club for not giving up, and for staging the event during such challenging times. was greatly appreciated. This, coupled with the successful staging of the club's second ... More


PIER TO PERIGNON UPDATE - 19th 2021 Due to updated tidal information which due to the 5-day lockdown we have only just received and the forecast weather conditions for Sunday please see updated wave times: Wave 1 - This will now move to 11am   Wave 2 - This will now move to 1pm   This decision ... More