Tuesday, 17 July 2012

Big Bay Dip help required

SLSGB has put forward a plea to see if any interested Clubs/Individuals would like to be boat crew or safety on paddleboards at the event?

if you can be of help get in touch


The Big Bay Dip

Torbay Big Bay Dip

Competitor Information Pack

Overview of the Event

The Big Bay Dip aim¡¦s to promote fun and participation while providing a challenge. The Big Bay Dip should include events for all ages and include team as well as individual based opportunities for achievement. But also deliver a mass participation open water swimming event at Broadsands Beach, Torbay. The event will be managed and delivered by Surf Life Saving GB. Open water swimming is a popular sport across the Country that has grown in numbers over the last 5 years. Events such as the ¡¥British Gas Open Water Swims¡¦ has raised the profile of open water swimming significantly. The ¡¥Big Bay Dip¡¦ will be delivered on Sunday 29th July 2011.

Along with the swim there will be plenty to see and do on the day.
The last round of The British Paddleboard Series 2012
The board series is now in its 3rd year and aim¡¦s to promote Fun and participation while providing a challenge. The board series includes events for all lifesaving ages and will include team and individual based opportunities for achievement.

Event entry allocation will be on a first come first served basis. Courses will vary according to conditions on the day.
The open/master events are open to any specification of board, paddle board Craft = any surf board, SUP, Long board may be used in the competition
Briefings for competitors
A briefing for the course will be provided on the day of the event. Please ensure that you attend the respective event briefing; this briefing will take place 30 minutes before the start of the race, so please ensure that you arrive in plenty of time.
Local travel and parking
Parking is available at the event and will be free of charge as part of the entry fee.
Race Categories
The event age groups and distances:
8 -12 year olds 200m
13 ¡V 16 year olds 400m
16+ 400m
18+ 1600m
Torbay Big Bay Dip
Time and Date = Sunday 29th July Registration 10:30 First race 12:00
Event format = 8 -12 year olds 200m
13 - 16 year olds 400m
16+  400m
18+  1600m
Ability level = Aimed at all ability levels as a participation event
Entry cost = £15 under 16s
£20 16+

To enter or for more details contact ephillips@slsgb.org.uk
Or on enter online www.clubpay.co.uk
Torbay is situated on the south coast of Devon
Broadsands can be found between Paignton and Brixham on the English Riviera.

Facilities at Broadsands
The event will be delivered at Broadsands Beach, Torbay. The Beach is owned by Torbay Council. The site has a number of existing facilities that will be utilised during the open water swimming event. These facilities include:
Changing / showering / toilet facilities
Cafe serving hot / cold beverages and snacks
Car parking provision will be free of charge as part of the entry fee.

Air Ambulance Recruitment

The club was recently contacted to provide assistance to the Devon Air Ambulance Trust in their recruits water familiarisation held at Middlemoor Police Station
Nigel Snowshall tasked himself with the job and turned out for the day in which all the recruits made it through to the next stage of selection

Monday, 16 July 2012

Our Token Northerner

Turns 27 on the 22nd of this month please join us for food and drink either at the clubhouse in the sunshine or at the local if our current summer continues to rear its unwelcome head

Mr Matt Round

 Check out some of his portfolio at the following

EBRC take the Exeter Chiefs Training


Teignmouth Pier Challenge 23rd July 19:00

Guys if youd like to represent us in this new Surf Lifesaving event get in touch at training

Sunday, 1 July 2012

RLSS Requalification

 Georgia Slatter, Sophie Waddell, Emily Kelly, David Tidball and Keith Hoppins were in the water at 9Am this morning to undertake there Lifeguard examination courtesy of 

The guards spent the initial part of the exam in the pool before coming to the sea to finish off the theory and perform the rescues for the examiner.

 Beginning with Peterson tube rescues

Then Board Rescues

Before the finale, the spinal evacuation

They all did superbly well and passed there exam really impressing those in charge this made Tids very  happy

what a special chap indeed