Plenty still happening in and around Fairhaven SLSC despite having finished our beach patrolling responsibilities last month.
Below is some news and dates – stay fit and well over the Winter!
Surf Boats / Aussies
Fairhaven SLSC achieved some fantastic results at the recent Australian Surf Life Saving Championships.
Fairhaven Hot Catch achieved the great honor of a Gold Medal at the 2021 Aussies. The Ladies crew consisted of Sweep Dave Thompson. Crew, Tracey Holding, Karen Costa, Mardi Spittle, Sam Trask. They raced three excellent races coming from behind in the last two races to clean sweep the field. In doing so they also beat another lower age category crew at the same time. Fantastic effort by all.
Our Mens Crew – Fairhaven Furphys (240 Masters Men) Sweep Dave Thompson. Crew, Francis Pamminger, Peter Jeffery, Michael Heaton Harris, Bob Stewart – managed to finish 5th overall in 240 Masters category which was extremely competitive.
Well done to all involved with special mention to Bob Stewart who towed boat and gear all the way to Alexandra Headlands and back!
Emergency Services Refurbishment Fund
Fairhaven SLSC is currently undertaking a number of projects around the club with the benefit of State Government funding being distributed by LSV to various clubs.
We are grateful for the funding which was put together in August/September last year as a boost to clubs and a regional COVID stimulus package.
The Committee is busy with a number of projects that we look forward to sharing with you soon!
President – Fairhaven SLSC