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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Beach Lifeguard Course – Starting soon, register your interest
Jan23

Beach Lifeguard Course – Starting soon, register your interest

Miles Johansen is looking to run a beach lifeguard course over the coming weeks (starting in feb with an aim for assessment by Easter) if anyone is interested in taking part please feel free to contact him. The sessions will be based around Tuesday night swimming, and weekends, although he is fairly flexible and once he has an idea of how many are interested and when they are available he will confirm dates and sessions. Either...

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Hayle SLSC – Top 5 training centre for Surf Lifeguards
Jan20

Hayle SLSC – Top 5 training centre for Surf Lifeguards

Hayle Surf Life Saving Club is one of the top training centres, for the Surf Lifeguard award In the country. This is made out of a league table of 61 training centres, Hayle was in the top five last year as they trained and assessed 44 surf lifeguards, most of these club members went on to work with the RNLI on beaches around Cornwall. While most people were grabbing their jackets, hats and gloves, Hayle Surf Life Saving Club was...

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Surf life savers learn new flood rescue skills
Dec16

Surf life savers learn new flood rescue skills

  Success for Last Weekend’s Inland Waters Safety Awareness Course in Hayle   Last weekend (7th – 8th December) SLSGB and supported by South West Water held a weekend training course for inland waters awareness with the intention of setting up an Flood Rescue Team . The course, organised by Surf Life Saving Cornwall and delivered by Adrian Mayhew, was attended by over 20 candidates which was a wonderful response to the...

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Nars Beach Lifeguard Success
Oct28

Nars Beach Lifeguard Success

While many were running to cover in the storms this weekend, Hayle Surf Life Saving Club were putting seven of its members through their paces, testing their Beach Lifeguard skills. Congratulations to them for passing their Beach Lifeguard award, in these very testing conditions. many of them will be working for the RNLI next year and keeping our beaches safe We advise the general public not to enter the sea in these testing...

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SLSGB Lifeguard Award and Lifesaver Award Courses commencing 26 July 2012

I’m hoping to run a SLSGB Surf Lifeguard Award and a Surf Lifesaver Award (for those who don’t think they’ll make the quicker swim). Both courses cover much the same content so will be taught along side each other. Start date is hopefully going to be 26th July and run each Thursday night at 6.30 -9/9.30 with a catch up session on Sunday afternoons ( depending on equipment). It will be a relaxed course running through...

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IRB Training and Taster Weekend at Hayle SLSC on 16 & 17 June 2012

Hi guys This info has been placed on the SLSGB website and will be in their enews. But please spread the word about this and come if you are at all able. http://www.slsgb.org.uk/main.aspx?PageID=26&NewsID=443 Thanks Tim Needham – IRB Officer – Hayle SLSC 2012 IRB Weekend...

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2012 – Feb/March – Another successful Beach Lifeguard Course completed
Apr01

2012 – Feb/March – Another successful Beach Lifeguard Course completed

Seven members of the Club successfully completed their SLSGB Beach Lifeguard course on Sat 24 March 2012 after six weeks of training in the many aspects of the qualification covering first aid and resuscitation,  a full knowledge of the beach and sea environment, demonstrating rescue techniques in the sea using a rescue board and torpedo and a spinal carry amongst other things. Many thanks to Instructor Jamie Smith,  probationary...

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Success for 14 members of Club with Bronze Lifesaving Award
Mar22

Success for 14 members of Club with Bronze Lifesaving Award

Fourteen young members from the Nipper, Junior and Senior sections of Hayle Surf Life Saving Club took the first step towards becoming professional Beach Lifeguards when they obtained their Surf Life Saving GB Bronze Lifesaving Award on Sunday 18 March.  The award (minimum age 11) turns competent swimmers into potential Life Savers and covers a knowledge of water safety, rescue procedures and being sun smart on the beach, practical...

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Bronze Life Saving Award
Mar01

Bronze Life Saving Award

WHAT: Bronze Life Saving Award WHO:  aimed at Juniors aged 11+ WHEN: 18th March 2012 WHERE: Hayle SLSC COST: Free to club members CONTACT: Steve Penberthy to register your place or for more info smpenberthy@googlemail.com or 07814780758 BRONZE LIFESAVING AWARD AIM The Bronze lifesaving Award turns competent swimmers into potential Life Savers. The awards are the stepping-stones towards becoming a professional Beach Lifeguard....

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SLSGB Beach Lifeguard Qualification

SLSGB Beach Lifeguard Qualification 6 wk course starting Sunday 19 February 2012 – only a few places left – see below for more details.  There is a meeting a Hayle SLSC clubhouse on Wed 15 Feb at 6pm for anyone interested in doing the course. Right guys change of plan, due to demand we have decided to run the 6 week course rather than the 6 day intensive course.  Therefore I am proposing it will consist of a Thursday night...

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Officials Course

This post is to inform our members that SLS Cornwall will be arranging an Officials Course this year; the cost will be £15 to cover the administration and log book. The Region have agreed to pay for 2 members from each club to attend, if we wish to send more then we will have to cover the cost. Clubs need to take into account that Officials must be members of SLSGB with a CRB check, and will be expected to be available for the...

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SLSGB Beach Lifeguard Proficiency – Training and Assessment
Feb02

SLSGB Beach Lifeguard Proficiency – Training and Assessment

A SLSGB Beach Lifeguard Proficiency Assessment will be held at our Clubhouse on the following dates: - Sat 18 February 2012  9am to 4pm Sat 25 February 2012  9am to 4pm Sat 3 March 2012  9am to 4pm The morning will consist of training and the afternoon the assessment.  The cost is £75 to include membership of the Club and Assessment fee. Existing Club members – no charge. You must have a valid Beach Lifeguard certificate to...

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Train To Be A Lifeguard

SLSGB Beach Lifeguard Qualification Right guys change of plan, due to demand we have decided to run the 6 week course rather than the 6 day intensive course.  Therefore I am proposing it will consist of a Thursday night 6-8pm and a Sunday 12-2pm session.  However these days can be changed if the group decide that they are unsuitable.  The great thing about doing the 6 week course is that you have more time to prepare and if we need...

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IRB And BL Courses

SLSGB  Beach Lifeguard courses are currently FREE TO CLUB MEMBERS – they are run as and when required and over a number of weeks during normal club sessions.  Proficiency courses and exams are also available for renewal of the award every 12 mths rather than retaking the whole qualification every 2 years. If you want to do an intensive Beach Lifeguard Course over one week we occasionally run these courses at a cost of £195...

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Want To Qualify As an IRB Crewman Or Coxswain (Driver)?

WANT TO QUALIFY AS AN IRB CREWMAN OR COXSWAIN (DRIVER)? Hayle SLSC run courses at the club from 1 to 4 day courses dependent on ability.  Crewmans & Coxswains courses range from £115 for a 1 day course to £295 for a 4 day course.  This includes a manual & the exam fee.  All candidates must be full members of SLSGB and an SLSC member prior to training – Hayle membership is available at £45.  Courses can be conducted in...

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Success For Beach Lifeguard Candidates
Nov17

Success For Beach Lifeguard Candidates

For seven members of Hayle Surf Life Saving Club summer wasn’t quite over on Sunday 13 November when they undertook their assessment for their SLSGB Beach Lifeguard qualification. The all day assessment put them through their paces in the sea by demonstrating that they had mastered all the skills and knowledge to get conscious and unconscious patients safely back to dry land by Rescue Board or clipped into a Torpedo. Back in the...

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