Cornish Nipper Champs Portreath 2014
Jul22

Cornish Nipper Champs Portreath 2014

Contrary to predictions, it was a very warm and sunny weekend for Nippers across the county, who competed at the Surf Life Saving Championships at Portreath beach. The surf was fairly flat, with the odd set of small waves rolling in. 14 clubs competed against each other in a number of individual and team races, including beach flags and sprints, swimming, board, golden nipper, surf and board relays. All 14 clubs achieved at least one...

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Grant for £499 from Councillors John Pollard and John Coombe
Jul08

Grant for £499 from Councillors John Pollard and John Coombe

Hayle Surf Lifesaving Club has received a grant of £499.00 from Councillors John Pollard and John Coombe, through the Councillor Community Grant Scheme. This grant has been used to purchase two VHF radios, which are used to communicate between the clubs Inshore Rescue Boat and their lifesaving headquarters and the RNLI lifeguards. As well as this, two pool rescue manikins were purchased which are used by all of the club members in...

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Cornish Nipper Champs – Update
Jul08

Cornish Nipper Champs – Update

Park and Ride car parking has been arranged at Gwel an Mor Holiday Village as before. There is no car parking on the beach by the Clubhouse. There will be Porta-loos in the club car park for competitors. Club changing rooms are for members...

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Cornish Nipper Championships 2014 – Portreath
Jul05

Cornish Nipper Championships 2014 – Portreath

Dear Nippers   The Cornish Nipper Championships will be held over two days – Saturday 19th and Sunday 20th July from 9.00am onwards, at Portreath. The Club will pay the entry fees, which are non-refundable, so please be sure that you can attend. As last year, any-one entering before the event and failing to take part will have to reimburse the Club for their entry fees, at £10 per Nipper. It is not necessary to stipulate...

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Max Hocking Nipper Fun Day
Jun17

Max Hocking Nipper Fun Day

Hayle Surf Life Saving Club members attended their first nipper event of the season: the Max Hocking Nipper Fun Day. This was a great introduction to competition for nippers who have never competed before, and also great fun for those that have been attending for years. The Nippers aged 8-13 took part in different events include wading races, nipper board races, lots of relays and also beach games including sprints. It was also a...

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Beach Lifegaurd Requal – Well Done
Apr28

Beach Lifegaurd Requal – Well Done

Well done to six club members who passed their beach lifeguard Requal yesterday, from left to right Josie Williams, Ben Tredinnick, Nick Trestrail, Nick Pearson, Tom Onley and Harry...

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Nipper National Stillwater Results
Apr07

Nipper National Stillwater Results

Well done hayle nippers! 6th at national stillwater, at Cardiff. I won’t single anyone out yet, although I know there were some outstanding individual and team results, as I don’t want to miss anyone out. Well done all and a big thanks to our officials on the day – Martin Symons, Neil Bones, Sarah Mottart, Isla Symons, Vicky Burlingham, Beth Prisk and Gerard Hughes. Well done all. Traci Parker For the full results...

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New Sponsors for 2014
Mar29

New Sponsors for 2014

We have received some fantastic support from local companies helping to sponsor Hayle SLSC for 2014, and its great that we have just received two new sponsors. JR Flat Roofing, and S J Quick & Sons have both been added to our major sponsors (http://hayleslsc.org.uk/sponsors-2014/). Fundraising and donations really help the club to keep the cost of joining, attending training and competitions down to a minimum so that all people...

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Inshore Rescue Boat (IRB) Taster Day
Mar06

Inshore Rescue Boat (IRB) Taster Day

Surf Life Saving Club members from around Cornwall, joined together for a Inshore Rescue Boat Taster Day, last Saturday. The IRB is a small inflatable craft 3.88m long with a 30 HP engine, it has been specially designed to operate within the heavy surf zone. some of the modifications added to it are a protected propeller, foot straps on the floor and a flexible fuel tank to name a few. With its size,agility and speed, it handles most...

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Beach Lifeguard Qualification Requal
Mar05

Beach Lifeguard Qualification Requal

There will be a mass Beach Lifeguard requalification course at Hayle SLSC on Saturday 29th May starting at 10am,  and the cost will be £75. To book your place contact Miles on 07841013955  

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Beach Lifeguard Course – Book Now!
Mar03

Beach Lifeguard Course – Book Now!

Date: Starting on Monday the (7th) of April running every day with an exam on Sunday the 13th Cost: £150 Where: Hayle SLSC Time: 10am Monday 7th April Timed Swim: Tuesday 8th April, 20:30 at Carn Brea What to Bring: Wetsuits and lunch Questions?? Call Miles 07841013955

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Circuit Training
Feb28

Circuit Training

We will be starting circuit training at the club from this Monday, 3rd March from 7pm until 8pm. This will be available to Junior and Senior members and will be free. Any other participants will be charged at £2 per session. No need to book; just turn up! See you there.

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Hayle SLSC Ale Night
Feb27

Hayle SLSC Ale Night

7pm Thursday 17th April (not 18th like poster says) – Ale tasting, raffle and prizes, only £5. Over 18′s only. Venue: Hayle...

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Rescue 2014 – France – update Feb
Feb23

Rescue 2014 – France – update Feb

After the meeting today at Hayle SLSC, the campsites have been investigated and the favorite and top recommended one is ‘La Petite Motte’ who have an English version of there website and is pretty good value for money. See there website here: http://www.camping-lapetitemotte.com/en This campsite is the one we would suggest you book with, so that we are all in the same campsite for logistics and to maximise team spirit and...

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Penzance Nipper Pool Competition Results
Feb23

Penzance Nipper Pool Competition Results

Well done to all those who competed at the Nipper pool competitions at Penzance earlier this month. It was a good event, with some really good performances and some very tough competition. We came fourth overall; a great result. Thanks to all the parents for their support and also the cake-making and raffle prizes  – I am pleased to say that we raised enough money to pay for all 53 entries, and also have £150 over to put towards...

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Nipper & Sandhopper Pool Sessions
Feb23

Nipper & Sandhopper Pool Sessions

Nipper and Sandhoppers – please remember that the pool sessions for the next two weeks are on Sundays, 4-4.45pm ad 4.45-5.30pm. Sorry for the inconvenience, but the pool has galas on, so we have had to change our booking. In March, the first, second and fourth weeks are on Sundays, Saturdays for the rest.

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Toms Holidays Supports Hayle SLSC
Feb15

Toms Holidays Supports Hayle SLSC

We are proud to announce that Toms Holidays are our first premium sponsor for 2014. Hayle SLSC are currently seeking sponsorship for the 2014 season, and in return are giving advertising space on our website (www.hayleslsc.org.uk) and 2014 T-shirt. Please see this post for full details: http://hayleslsc.org.uk/2014/01/24/hayle-slsc-currently-looking-sponsors-2014-season/ Toms Holidays manage self catered accommodation for over 120...

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Nipper National Stillwater Champs, 5th April, Cardiff International Pool
Feb13

Nipper National Stillwater Champs, 5th April, Cardiff International Pool

The National Stillwater Championships are to be held on 5th April, at Cardiff International pool. Sorry – no entries can be accepted without a parent or responsible adult attending. Events start early (8.30am warm up!), so we would advise that you stay the night before nearby. There is a Travelodge very close by, with reasonable rates. For those of you with campers/vans, it is possible to park in the pool car park overnight.  ...

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Well Done Hayle Nippers
Feb11

Well Done Hayle Nippers

The results are out for the frostbite pool comp and we came fourth overall! A great result.The full results are on the SLS Cornwall website. Thanks to all who helped out on the night, especially Gerard (who said he had retired from Nippers last year!), Graham and Millie, our officials. Thanks to all the other team managers and the parents who supported, all those who made cakes, but mainly thanks go to all the nippers who competed and...

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Red Bull Storm Chase is coming to Hayle SLSC
Feb07

Red Bull Storm Chase is coming to Hayle SLSC

The Red Bull Storm Chase are holding their final race (mission 3) in Cornwall this weekend which will see the top 4 windsurfers from the last 2 rounds battling it out to become the Champion. The event will either take place in at Hayle, Gwithian, Newquay or Marazion with the call being made at the last minute to ensure the best possible conditions for the event. The up to date live information about the event can be found at Red Bull...

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