March 9 - 15, 2014: Issue 153
Avalon Festival of Surf 2014 Begins Next Saturday - All Welcome !
Surfer in last year's Grom Com , Picture by A J Guesdon, 2013.
Following the success of last years Adrenalin 360 Surf & Skate competition at Avalon Beach, the event organised by great local Pittwater company Adrenalin Wetsuits is on again. If you're not going in one of the Comps, it will certainly make good viewing!
Entries for the 2014 Longboard Classic at North Avalon close 5pm Sunday 9 March 2014 Details Here
Smoke on the Water - Annual Fire Boat Exercise at Fisherman's Point
Picture courtesy RFS Commissioner, Shane Fitzsimmon, 2014.
RFS vessels and crews came from Hornsby/Kuringai, Gosford, Warringah / Pittwater, The Lakes, Cumberland and The Hills, as well as crews from NSW Maritime, Marine Rescue NSW and NSW Police Marine Area Command. This was a great day of training, learning, networking and competition.
Late yesterday afternoon Tumbledown Dick and Ingleside crews were called to douse a mulch fire at Kimbriki.
Newport SLSC Lead After Day Two of 2014 NSW Surf Life Saving Open Championships
Newport SLSC Surf Racing Team training session. Picture by A J Guesdon.
Once again, near perfect conditions saw over 2500 athletes participate in a range of team and individual events from boat relays to beach relays and everything in between.
More from NSW Surf Life Saving HERE
The Inaugural Scotland Island Paddle Race was run on Sunday 16th of March 2014 at the Royal Motor Yacht Club Broken Bay at Newport as part of the R-Marine Riley PIttwater Festival. A great day was had by all with one of the most popular activities bring the very modern stand up paddle demonstrations and try outs to Horseshoe Cove - a great show of new meeting old!
We will run a full report in Issue 154, including interviews with the winners. For those who can't wait for their pictures, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we will forward them to you prior to publication of our article.
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