Australia Day - Nippers cancelled

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Nippers cancelled this Sunday 26 January (Australia Day)

Nippers activities this Sunday 26th January (Australia Day) has been cancelled due to many Australia Day activities and the unavailability of committee members to run activities.

Apologies for the late notice a message has gone out via Surf Guard to all families advising of this.




Nippers start back this Sunday 19 January 2014

Nippers start back this Sunday 19 January 2014 at 9.30am.

Please see Nippers page on website for further details.


Bulli dominates George Bass Marathon

The 2014 Dial Before You Dig George Bass Marathon Race has been run & won.

A more detailed story will be posted in the coming days concerning the trip & some highlights along the way.

Massive congratulations to the Open Men's crew (winning 6 out of 7 legs) to place 1st overall, Michael Locke (winning 6 out of 7 legs) to place 1st overall in the Open Ski category and our Veteran Men's crew finishing 3rd overall.

Outstanding results for the club members! 


George Bass Surf Boat Marathon

Good luck to our Open Men’s & Veteran Men’s crews that will be contesting the 2014 George Bass Surf Boat Marathon commencing on Sunday 29 December from Batemans Bay and concluding on Saturday 4 January at Eden. It is 7 days of rowing over approximately 190kms, a demanding race testing everybody’s physical & mental capabilities.

Our Open Men’s crew should give the race a big shake with a likely duel with Moruya Vikings who are the defending champions. The boys have been training hard for this event over the past 3 months and are ready.

Our Veteran Men’s crew have also been putting in the hard yards on the water & in the gym in preparation for the event. It should be very interesting to see who will challenge these guys on the water & also in their social activities.

Of course behind the scenes the planning & logistics of this tour has been gradually gaining momentum. Team Manager & Club President Keith Caldwell is very excited to be leading the charge with the crews & support staff.

Open Men’s Crew – Paul Jones (sweep), Dean Roberts, Heath Mercer, Ben Lowe, Dan Porra, Adam Barlow, Kyle Mercer, Damien Clark & Mitch Roberts

Veteran Men’s Crew – Shane Geloven (sweep), Rod Mercer, Chris Mercer, Craig Lunney, Glenn MacMIllan, Jason Byrne, Chad Carruthers, Kingsley Baker & Lincoln Costello

Support Staff include Carol Lowe, Anita Porra, Maria Caldwell, Barry Lowe, Mal Nelson, Garry Horne, Andy Geloven, Garry Roberts, Matt Roodenrys & Luke Sheils.

A massive thanks must also go out the following sponsors/supporters of this touring team, namely Calvin Petrol Station & Mint Car Wash, Hornby Transport, Bulli Fruit & Veg, Thirroul Bowling Leagues & Recreation Club, Bulli Pharmacy, FINZ Swimwear, Bulli Surf Life Saving Club & Ballistic Signs.     


Ex Boatie wins Xmas Day Handicap Swim

53 members & friends faced the starter at our Xmas Day Handicap Swim on Wednesday 25 December @ 9.30am

Overcast grey skies & calm surf conditions, warm water temperature & a fair swim greeted the competitors. After much review of the members ranging abilities in the swimming departure handicap start times were read out with the usual whinging & moaning from the regulars.

When the whistle blew, the 'Go' starters entered the water with the final two swimmers Ben Allen & Lachlan O'Grady entering the water after '120 seconds'. 

Placings were as follows;

1st Peter Long (ex boatie)

2nd Luke Sheils (current U23 boatie)

3rd Adam Barlow (current Open George Bass boatie)

1st Veteran Nathan Cattell

1st U17 Boy Connor Basham

1st U17 Girl Denver Richards

1st U14 Boy Coen Taylor

1st U14 Girl Jasmine Locke

After the swim Club President Keith Caldwell presented the winners & random members with prizes found in his assortment of items he has in his 'Äladin's Cave' of goods. By mid morning everybody had left the beach to spend Xmas Day with their loved ones.

Massive thanks to our members that patrolled on Xmas turned out very ordinary with showers all afternoon making it very unpleasant to be at the beach, but of course there were still families that had tents set up & swam through the afternoon.