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

Brunswick SLSC Awards 2015/16 Season

On the beach over the 2015/16 summer, New South Wales Surf Life Saving clubs had 644 critical incidents. Of those, 208 critical incidents were on the far north coast, representing nearly one-third of the state incidents.A massive 15,000 visitors enjoyed Brunswick Beach during the season and Brunswick SLSC made 13 rescues and treated 25 people … 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

New board makes a big difference for Bruns Surf Club

BRUNSWICK Surf Life Saving Club has just taken delivery of a sleek new competition racing board courtesy of Matt and Brenda Wilson, owners of Torakina Cafe at Brunswick Heads. Matt and Brenda were keen to support their local club and the great work it does keeping the beach from Tyagarah to north of Ocean Shores … Read more

Brunswick SLSC heads to WA

In their second trek to Perth for the Australian Surf Life Saving Championships (The Aussies), competitors from the Brunswick SLSC will tow the club’s boat across the desert for the event which starts on March 31.The Aussies is the largest event of its kind in the world. Why do they do it? It’s a way … Read more

Brunswick 19th annual Masters Carnival

The Brunswick SLSC hosted their 19th annual masters carnival on the weekend, with competitors from around the region enjoying this year’s event in overcast conditions. Teams from southern Queensland and northern New South Wales gathered at Bruns for a great day in breezy overcast conditions. Events included single ski, board race, surf teams, beach sprints, … Read more

Local surf crews claim Yamba titles

THERE were 293 competitors in the 18 board, ski and boat events, many outstanding performances and close finishes and pleasing results for local surf clubs at the Yamba SLSC Centenary Surf Carnival last weekend. Brunswick Heads finished first in the open men’s boat, while Byron Bay finished second in the women’s event. Racing was held … Read more