20 Results for author: Bridget Pardy

JUNIOR STATE TITLES

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 ... More

BUCCANEERS LUNCH

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 ... More

Pier to Perignon 2020 – Wrap Up

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 ... More

The Club Update

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 ... More

Environmental sub-committee — expressions of interest

Our newly appointed Sustainability Officer, Alex Madden, has been hard at work developing initiatives to ensure the club becomes more sustainable and environmentally conscious. As you will be able to see when you get your morning coffee at the club there are PSLSC branded keep cups for sale - this is an effort to reduce ... More

Ocean Grove Carnival Report

The first of the regular carnivals for the season was a double header at Ocean Grove on Dec 7/8.  Portsea had 12 juniors competing on the Saturday and another 12 youth/seniors on the Sunday. First up on Saturday was the juniors.  Conditions were challenging – just how many of our Portsea juniors like it. Some fields ... More

KYC 3: Further Food and Beverage Update

It has been around 6 weeks since we provided the last update on how the Clubhouse will operate – but there’s been a lot happening!! We are super-excited to let you know that our food and beverage operation – to be known somewhat creatively as “The Club” - will open for members and guests on Friday 6th of ... More

Competition Team Sleepover

Cup Weekend at the Surf Club was a buzz of activity, primarily due to our inaugural competition team sleepover.  On the back of that, we had members dropping in to visit, have family BBQ’s, sub-committee catch-ups, pull up a bean bag for the film night, requals, study groups, a Cruisers’ patrol surf and more. ... More

Appointment of General Manager

On behalf of the Committee, I am delighted to announce the appointment of Wayne Stoll as the Club’s inaugural General Manager, as we prepare to operate the first season from our new Clubhouse. Wayne’s role will be reasonably broad, although will have a heavy focus overseeing and being accountable for the ... More

SURF BOAT DAWN PATROL

In a by-gone era, long before the days of IRB’s and jetskis, oared surf boats were the rescue craft of choice and in fact were a compulsory item of patrol equipment.  Surf boats are still proudly rowed at Aquatic Sports Carnivals, but occasionally, crews are called to action in their traditional role of saving ... More