Gav ‘the greatest water man’ farewelled

GAV was sent off just the way he would have wanted. His ashes scattered in the sea with the wake of a half a dozen rescue boats; where he could be left to ‘patrol Brunswick beach permanently’. The much-loved Brunswick Surf Life Saving Inflatable Rescue Boat captain, Byron Shire Council worker was farewelled at a … Read more

Fresh Talent for Brunswick SLSC

After six weeks of fun and physical training Brunswick SLSC is ready to welcome the latest graduates from their recent Bronze Medallion course. All the graduates are locals from Myocum, Ocean Shores, Brunswick Heads, The Pocket and South Golden Beach, ranging in age from 15 to 43 years. They have demonstrated competencies in rescue board … Read more

Bruns SLS Training in Full Swing

Brunswick Surf Life Saving Club’s chief training officer Braeden McHugh is spending his summer weekends busily helping others and building his own skills. He is particularly active at the beginning of each patrol season looking after and delivering the training of all new awards and qualifications and proficiencies including first aid, Bronze Medallion and Surf … Read more

Bruns SLSC Deploys Experience

The new season is off to a very fast start with beach patrols, nippers, Bronze Medallion and first-aid training, as well as Open Days.Brunswick beach was patrolled by one of the Club’s most experienced teams last weekend, including patrol captain Kris (the first female life-member of Bruns SLSC) and Simon who has 24 years of … Read more

Lifesaver Sam’s Big Patrolling Journey

Sam Atkins plans to visit and patrol all 129 NSW club beaches.Story & photo Guy Knox Sam Atkins from Brunswick Surf Life Saving Club is setting out to become the first life saver to patrol all the 129 state clubs in NSW. Inspired by Andy Cross, who surfed all those beaches, Sam says his motivation … Read more

Santa jets into Bruns for nippers

SANTA was all class and very jolly despite being dumped by the swell as he arrived at the beach on the back of a jet ski for the Brunswick Heads Surf Club end-of-year nippers party.Water logged and clearing the salty, sandy water from his beard Santa wasted no time in asking up to 120 children … Read more

Banging on again about saving lives

It wouldn’t be The Echonetdaily sport Christmas edition if yours truly didn’t bang on about the importance of Surf Life Saving to the Australian lifestyle. Here in the Byron Shire we are very fortunate to have two spectacular clubs in the Brunswick SLSC and the Byron Bay SLSC. These two fantastic organisations provide a two-pronged … Read more

Braeden named nipper of the year

Congratulations to Braeden McHugh-Easy who was named the Far North Coast Nipper of the Year at the recent Branch Titles held at Byron Bay Main Beach. The Brunswick SLSC is very proud of all our younger members and it was particularly pleasing to see this year’s title go to such a deserving young man.  Well … Read more