Bilgola SLSC

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    Show Your True Grit

    For every Bilgola SLSC volunteer who helps out at the TRUE GRIT Enduro Obstacle Race, our club receives a significant donation! When and where is it? It’s on Sat 11th and Sun 12th June at Lower Portland on the Hawkesbury River. What will I be doing? Volunteers will work as Course Marshalls, directing competitors around the course and using radios. You will be given a full briefing before each shift. It’s easy work and lots of fun. It’s a great way for our club members to build team spirit and do some bonding. What’s in it for you? You can camp onsite for free (with showers!) and soak up the race atmosphere. Lunch, dinner and snacks are provided to volunteers. Every volunteer is also…

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    GOLDen Girls Surfboat Crew Fundraiser

    Support the Bilgola SLSC Masters GOLDen Girls Surfboat crew fundraiser Sparkling wine tasting evening with Winemaker David Madew Friday 13th May 2016 7.30pm – 9.30pm Cost $40 pp includes tasting with matching cheeses and wine-notes There will also be a raffle for a mixed dozen of hand selected wines from David Madew’s cellar as well as the opportunity to purchase wines tasted. To book for you and your friends,  paste the following link into your browser … https://pnpnet.qvalent.com/OnlinePaymentServlet?cd_community=SLSA&cd_currency=AUD When booking select Bilgola, then Special Event, note names of people attending and then amount paying   David Madew began as a winemaker at his family’s first vineyard, Appletree Hill, in Queanbeyan in the 1980s before establishing their second…

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    Battle of the Boats 2016

    Battle of the Boats at Pacific Palms was moved to the Lake Course due to dangerous surf conditions. There were 8 Bilgola crews who competed and 4 made the finals with the Women’s Gold crew rowing well for the silver medal.  The Benny’s, are also rowing well, sadly they didn’t get the right alley but were just behind the winners. The Masters Men took out a bronze medal against younger crews which augers well for them in their correct weight for age division at Aussies.  The Masters Women secured a finals berth and rowed well all weekend.

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    2016 Nipper Presentations

    Thanks and Farewell from the Retiring Nippers Chairman Wow, another great Nipper season comes to a close! Firstly, presentation nights are always a great barometer of the season, and last Saturday was no exception.  By all accounts a great afternoon was had by all! I’d personally like to thank Lou Edgley for all her hard work and running around prior to the night.  Lou always ensures the points add up, and the quality of the trophies; awards and medals are top notch.     Thanks also to Pete Fenley for filling in as MC, the BBQ and Bar crew for ensuring everyone was well fed and watered. From a season perspective, I would like to thank all…

  • ASRL Hall of Fame Inductees 2016

    ASRL Hall of Fame

    Natalie Gartner and Norm Pounder have joined the esteemed ranks of the ASRL Hall of Fame, alongside Don McManus and Mel MacPherson. Natalie is regarded as a life-long ‘boatie’ having rowed for the past 21 consecutive years. Her list of achievements reflects the hard work and dedication she continues to apply. Not only is she regarded as a phenomenal sportsperson, both tough and fierce, but she is also respected for her fairness. Norm Pounder has achieved an enviable record during his 29 years of competitive rowing. Highly respected for his life of dedication and commitment to the sport and to the Bilgola Surf Club. At a young age, Norm achieved the status of a boat…

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Battle of the Boats 2016

Battle of the Boats at Pacific Palms was moved to the Lake Course due to dangerous surf conditions. There were 8 Bilgola crews who competed and 4 made the finals with the Women’s Gold crew rowing well for the silver medal.  The Benny’s, are also rowing well, sadly they didn’t get the right alley but were just behind the winners. The Masters Men took out a bronze medal against younger crews which augers well for them in their correct weight for age division at Aussies.  The Masters Women secured a finals berth and rowed well all weekend.

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2016 Nipper Presentations

Thanks and Farewell from the Retiring Nippers Chairman Wow, another great Nipper season comes to a close! Firstly, presentation nights are always a great barometer of the season, and last Saturday was no exception.  By all accounts a great afternoon was had by all! I’d personally like to thank Lou Edgley for all her hard work and running around prior to the night.  Lou always ensures the points add up, and the quality of the trophies; awards and medals are top notch.     Thanks also to Pete Fenley for filling in as MC, the BBQ and Bar crew for ensuring everyone was well fed and watered. From a season perspective, I would like to thank all…

ASRL Hall of Fame Inductees 2016

ASRL Hall of Fame

Natalie Gartner and Norm Pounder have joined the esteemed ranks of the ASRL Hall of Fame, alongside Don McManus and Mel MacPherson. Natalie is regarded as a life-long ‘boatie’ having rowed for the past 21 consecutive years. Her list of achievements reflects the hard work and dedication she continues to apply. Not only is she regarded as a phenomenal sportsperson, both tough and fierce, but she is also respected for her fairness. Norm Pounder has achieved an enviable record during his 29 years of competitive rowing. Highly respected for his life of dedication and commitment to the sport and to the Bilgola Surf Club. At a young age, Norm achieved the status of a boat…