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VALE – Rob Vaisey

By |2022-02-24T00:18:43+08:00February 24th, 2022|Categories: Club Info, History|

It is with sadness that the Club informs you that Rob Vaisey passed away on 17th February 2022. Swanbourne Nedlands SLSC Vale Rob Vaisey Rob joined the Club in the 1955/56 season, quickly gaining his Bronze Medallion, WA No. 128 on 4th December 1955 with the Swanbourne Nedlands SLSC. Along with Rob, the Bronze Medallion squad [...]

VALE – Campbell Catto

By |2022-02-24T00:13:09+08:00February 24th, 2022|Categories: Club Info, History|

It is with sadness that the Club informs you that Campbell Catto passed away on the morning of 4th February 2022. Swanbourne Nedlands SLSC Vale Catto Campbell Campbell joined the Club in 1948 as a Juvenile, gaining his Bronze Medallion, SLSAA No. 29030 on 24th December 1950 with the Swanbourne Nedlands SLSC. Along with Campbell, the [...]

VALE – Peter Stanley Goldthorpe

By |2022-02-24T20:51:53+08:00December 6th, 2021|Categories: Club Info, Headline, History|

It is with sadness that the Club informs you that Peter Goldthorpe passed away on 24th November 2021. A memorial/celebration service for Peter will be held on Monday 6th December 2021 at 4.00 pm at the Cottesloe Civic Centre Memorial Hall. Swanbourne Nedlands SLSC Vale Peter Goldthorpe Peter Goldthorpe Obituary - The West Australian 22 February [...]

VALE – Colin Leo Weir

By |2022-02-03T21:12:31+08:00December 6th, 2021|Categories: Club Info, History|

It is with sadness that the Club informs you that Colin Weir passed away on the morning of 18th March 2021. Swanbourne Nedlands SLSC Vale Colin Weir Cottesloe SLSC Vale Colin Weir - by John Robertson, Cottesloe SLSC, from Waveline, Cottesloe Surf Veterans, Number One, Autumn 2021 Volume Fifty Seven Colin joined the Club on 6th [...]

Surf veterans make waves

By |2021-11-14T15:36:39+08:00November 14th, 2021|Categories: General News, Headline, History|

Page 6 – POST, November 13, 2021 Surf veterans make waves By LOUISA WALES Veterans Bob Milne and Peter Butterworth are two of the dozen Swanbourne -Nedlands Surf Life Saving Club members in their 70s and 80s. ABOVE : Bronze Medallion When a special group of Swanbourne-Nedlands Surf Life Saving Club members get together, the average [...]

Fiona Argyle, Mayor City of Nedlands interviews John Oldfield, Swanny Vets

By |2022-01-02T16:51:51+08:00September 27th, 2021|Categories: History|

Following the Welcome to the Fleet for Cygnet IX and Cygnet X, Fiona Argyle, Mayor City of Nedlands interviewed John Oldfield, Swanny Vets: https://www.instagram.com/p/CS3-D1YhIuK/ Peter Brigg, Fiona Argyle, John Oldfield at Swanbourne Beach ; John Oldfield argyle4nedlands Surf Club helpers needed. Meet my new bestie boo- take it away Mr John Oldfield- a living legend. @swannysurfclub @cityofnedlands #volunteer #surfclub #oceansport Transcript: [...]

Cygnet V surf boat on display at the new WA Museum

By |2021-04-25T13:18:47+08:00November 23rd, 2020|Categories: Headline, History|

The new WA Museum Boola Bardip opened in the Perth Cultural Centre on Saturday 21 November. In pride of place up the first escalator is Cygnet V, a former Swanbourne Nedlands SLSC wooden surf boat, hanging from the ceiling! The Club colours and the old crest can clearly be seen on the oars and the bow, [...]

VALE – Craig (Laingo) Laing

By |2020-11-26T22:19:59+08:00November 23rd, 2020|Categories: History|

It is with sadness that the Club acknowledges the loss of brothers Craig and Grant Laing in December 2019. Craig was a Club Member from 1986/87 through to 1991/92, Grant in the 1990/91 and 1991/92 seasons. VALE – Craig (Laingo) Laing 29/12/1971 to 30/12/2019 Laingo joined the Club in September 1986 and gained his Bronze Medallion [...]

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