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

By |2021-09-27T11:25:05+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

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 [...]

VALE – Sydney (Syd) David Rowe

By |2020-05-12T21:49:04+08:00May 11th, 2020|Categories: Club Info, History|

It is with sadness that the Club informs you that Syd Rowe passed away on the morning of 6th May. Swanbourne Nedlands SLSC Vale Syd Rowe Syd joined the Club on 7th December 1945, gaining his Qualifying Certificate (the equivalent of the Surf Rescue Certificate), Surf Life Saving Association of Australia (SLSAA) No. 1158, on 17th [...]

Roll of Honour

By |2021-04-25T13:47:36+08:00April 23rd, 2020|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 [...]

Annual Awards and Trophies

By |2020-04-10T17:07:03+08:00April 8th, 2020|Categories: History|

The following Club Awards and Trophies are presented annually: Club Awards: The Patron’s Award - For the Single Most Outstanding Achievement by an Individual The Patron’s Award for the Single Most Outstanding Achievement by an Individual, as selected by the President each season. Swanbourne Nedlands SLSC The Patron's Award The Simon Davies Award The Best Club [...]

Celebrating 40 years of Women in Surf

By |2020-02-04T16:34:22+08:00February 4th, 2020|Categories: Club Info, History, Social & Events|

July 1 2020 marks the 40th anniversary of women’s involvement in active surf lifesaving duties. 40 Years of Women in Surf In the modern era, we are lucky to have a membership full of courageous, strong, hard-working and all-round wonderful women who fill a number of roles on the beach, at their clubs and as employees [...]

Swanny Ocean Classic – Cottesloe to Swanbourne Swim Thru – Results

By |2021-02-06T17:36:58+08:00January 15th, 2020|Categories: History|

Swanny Ocean Classic - Dash for Cash / Run 2010    2011    2012    2013    2014    2015    2016    2017    2018    2019    2020 Swanny Ocean Classic - Stand Up Paddle 2011    2012    2013    2014    2015    2016    2017    2018    2019    2020 [...]

Between the Ears

By |2019-12-29T18:47:12+08:00December 29th, 2019|Categories: Competition, History|

Competition Newsletter of the Swanbourne Nedlands Surf Life Saving Club (The race might finish between the flags, but between the ears is where the race is won and lost...and it’s also where the famous red and white cap of Swanny sits…)   In late 2009 early 2010 Peter Brigg produced three editions of Between the Ears, [...]

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