THE SHELL HARBOUR CAMPAIGN by Kris Martyn

Tents frantically rose up from the sand last Saturday the 10th of February as many crews prepared for the annual Sydney Northern Beaches Branch Championship. Most of South Curly, however, was seemingly still asleep. Upon our arrival, seeing absolutely no signs of anyone from our club, peering through the masses… Read more »

CHARLIE AND ROBIN’S VALENTINES DAY 1976

IN 1975 WE HAD SOLD OUR HOUSE NEXT TO HARBORD SCHOOL AND MIGRATED TO COFFS HARBOUR,WITH OUR FOUR KIDS,ONE KID IN A DOG SUIT AND TWO CATS, AND RE ESTABLISHED AT KORORO BAY JUST NORTH OF THE TOWN. ON THE THIRTEENTH OF FEBRUARY I HAD AN IDEA , AND WENT TO THE FISH CO-OP… Read more »

Young guns carnival 2017

The 10th annual Young guns carnival in 2017, on the 15th of January was an excellent and successful racing day for south curl curl surf club. With numerous crews from all around Sydney and even 1 Queensland crew from Burleigh heads competing in the carnival, which specialises for u19’s to… Read more »

CAUGHT COLD IN GROGANS HOLE 26-12—16 CK

DUTIFULLY PUSHING A TROLLEY ALONG IN WOOLWORTHS RECENTLY, I SAW ON DISPLAY IN THE SEAFOOD SECTION  SOME RATHER UNDERSIZE SOUTHERN CRAYFISH[ AS DISTINCT FROM OUR EASTERN CRAYS] AND IT TOOK ME BACK TO AN INCIDENT INVOLVING MYSELF AND A COUPLE OF MATES BACK ABOUT 1973. ONE COLD SATURDAY MORNING ABOUT… Read more »

BOATIES BLOG: ASRL SELECTION, by Chicka

ASRL  NATIONAL SELECTION SERIES FOR   OPEN  MEN AND OPEN WOMEN  BOAT CREW TO REPRESENT ASRL AGAINST NEW ZEALAND. ONE CREW ONLY TO WIN SELECTION. THIS WAS ALWAYS GOING TO BE AN EPIC DAY OF SURF ROWING. NINE MENS AND NINE WOMENS CREWS WERE ON THE BEACH, AND THE SURF WAS… Read more »

BOATIES BLOG: NTH CRONULLA

An early morning start, our A Crew and Open Womens Crew. We were in the first block of racing. The mens crew got a 4th, a third, and a first,but it was not enough to get them into the Final. The Straw Hats were on fire and got a second… Read more »

Bodhi a champion surfboard rider

Congratulations to South Curly cadet Bodhi Spijker who won the U14 boys event at the SLSNB Branch Surfboard Riding Championships on Sunday 22 May.  Hosted by Avalon SLSC and held in challenging four to six foot surf, Bodhi secured the gold medal with a strong ride on a wave caught… Read more »

Club Captain, Kevin Moffat, awarded Branch Life Membership

Last Friday night at the Northern Beaches Branch of SLSA presentation night our esteemed Club Captain Kevin “Spook”  Moffat was awarded life membership of the branch. This is a wonderful honour for Kevin and thoroughly deserved given the hours be puts in to Surf Lifesaving Kevin becomes just the 9th Sth… Read more »

The Aussies 2016 – a Boaties perspective

SOUTH CURLIE BOATIES AT ALEXANDER HEADLANDS FOR NATIONAL SLSA CHAMPS Our Boaties started their campaign on Monday 18th April with the surf a sloppy 4 foot for the Masters championship.  We sent three crews; ‘White Bread’ 220s crew of Bucko, Champ, Marko & Dave Hoy rowing in Bill’s seat, with… Read more »

Pac Palms – Boat Update

Well, we all went up to Pac Palms with good intentions but a dying cyclone out in the Tasman put an unapproachable mess of a surf on the beaches and so it was back to stillwater rowing for everyone. There was a bit of racing on Saturday but then the… Read more »