Nippers 2019/20

Hi all, Time to get excited – we are into December and will shortly commence the 2019/2020 Portsea Nippers Program.  Just a few matters to consider in advance of the start of the program: Registrations Registrations into the program closed in early November 2019.  We have over 520 participants enrolled at present ... More

Portsea Third in Victorian Endurance Championships 2019

Portsea arrived at Mornington last Sunday with a team of fifteen hardened competitors.  Every bit of toughness would be needed for the conditions – cold, windy, bay chop, rain and even a burst of hail for the IRB crews out to sea.  Our hard fought races paid dividends with our best club result in living memory –third ... More

P2P Website Outage

Just as registrations for the Pier to Perignon opened, our website went down due to an unexpected increase in traffic from previous years. There was about 15 minutes of downtime, and understand this would have been a frustrating time for those trying to register. We are looking at a number of options that will ... 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

COURTNEY HANCOCK MEETS OUR COMPETITORS

What a fabulously typical weekend of Victorian weather to welcome Courtney (or Courtz as she prefers to be known).  It was just the conditions our competitors battle so often at the beach throughout the racing season. Gusty squalls, bursts of pelting rain and sprinklings of sunshine were the theme of the day. Ham... More

Portsea Cocktail Party

The Portsea Nippers Parents and Friends Cocktail Party is one of the biggest nights on the Peninsula. We're excited to be hosting it for the first time in the new Clubhouse! This event is a great chance for Nipper Parents to come together socially, and all financial Club members are also invited to buy tickets and ... More

Junior Comp Team Coaching Partnership – Courtney Hancock!

The Junior Competition Team Committee is excited to announce the appointment of our new coach for the season, Ironwoman Courtney Hancock. Courtney is Australia’s leading Ironwoman winning multiple Ironwoman titles at the Australian Championships, and other individual World and Australian titles in open competiti... More