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VALE – Colin Desmond Cook

By |2024-05-13T17:10:05+08:00April 27th, 2024|Categories: Club Info, Headline, History|

It is with sadness that the Club informs you that Colin Cook passed away on the morning of 15th April 2024. The Funeral Cortege for Colin Cook will arrive at the Main Entrance of Karrakatta Cemetery, Railway Road, Karrakatta at 10.00 am on Monday 29 April 2024 for a Cremation Service. Vale Colin Cook VALE – [...]

Roll of Honour

By |2023-06-15T19:20:54+08:00April 25th, 2023|Categories: History|

Club membership suffered dramatically with the outbreak of World War II. Junior and Sub Junior members took over the running of the Club during these years when the Senior Members were called to the Forces. In all sixty six members of the Club saw service during the war and of these George Gadsby, James Lynam, Charles [...]

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 – 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, [...]

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