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A Thankyou For Help With The Jamboree

Catherine Eustace would like to thank the following people re the Jamboree: – Claire Williams of DGW Sand Co for the generous use of the site. Hannah Eustice at Trevaskis Farm for the delicious strawberries and cream and spectacular chocolate brownie pavlova. Mike Friday for the fantastic children’s entertainment. The tag rugby, bush tucker trials, last minute disco and games. Emma Tredinnick, Abie Parsons and Mel Uys for the wonderfully creative craft activities. Steve Penberthy, Dave Parker and Ryan Came-Johnson for all the behind the scenes organising of the generators, fire pit etc. All the generous businesses and individuals who donated raffle prizes. Everyone who helped to organise. All the members of Hayle SLSC and their guests for pitching in with all the fun and making it a really special... read more

Hayle Surf Life Saving Club Annual Club Do

Hayle Surf Life Saving Club celebrated an extremely successful year at their Annual Club Do and Presentation evening at a new venue, The Old Shire Inn near Camborne. Their excellent guest speaker was Guy Botterill, a Sports Development Officer for Cornwall Council. He praised the Club for their achievements throughout the year, their professionalism and their help with Council run events through the year. He then read out a letter from the Town Clerk of Hayle Town Council appreciating the Clubs representation of the Town name at the recent Surf Life Saving World Champs in Egypt and their success with 24 medals and 4 World Champions. Nipper, Junior and Senior members were then presented with their certificates for the various qualifications they have obtained during the year ranging from the Nipper National Surf Safety Awards to the Beach Lifeguard Award. Everyone then waited with baited breath whilst the various annual trophies and shields were announced and presented to very well deserved recipients – see a full list below. Club Captain, Dave Parker, said “It was an excellent evening, a sell out, thank you to all the staff at the Old Shire Inn for the excellent food and their great welcome. We have had such a good year on so many fronts with our Nipper, Junior, Senior and Masters members doing extremely well in all the competitions we have taken part in, plenty of members gaining new qualifications and everyone in the Club working together to make the Club a very happy place to be. We are all looking forward to 2011 when the Club will be celebrating its 50th... read more

The Club AGM

The Club AGM took place on Friday 25 November – there were a few changes to the Committee and Club Officials: – Additional committee members are Mike Morris and Alan Roberts, additional Nipper Officers are Tim Eustace & Gaynor Symons, we now have Junior Officers rather than a Captain and Vice, they are:- Daniel Latham, Steve Penberthy, James Burlingham, Wade Phillips, Ben Holtaway, Dave Parker, Tom Onley, Nick Trestrail, Charlotte Sawyer & Emily Corin, Pez Perry & Steve Penberthy are Training Officers, Dave Parker & Gaynor Symons are Team Managers and Trish Merrett is Surf Boat Captain. Thank you to all those replaced for their contribution to the Club. The membership fees for 2011 will stay the same as in 2010. There were no other changes – the club will continue to pay for all examination fees and Nipper competition... read more

Legacy Elite Event

Croyde Bay in North Devon was the setting for the Legacy Elite event on the weekend of 19 and 20 June 2010. Just two clubs (nippers) from Cornwall were invited to compete at this event this year – Hayle SLSC and Portreath SLSC. The sun was shining and the surf was clean but a challenging size. Twenty four children aged 10-13 years of age were selected by each club to compete, this ensured that each team was competing on a level footing. Six other Nipper teams from across Devon and Wales were also invited to attend. The races were tough and included board races, swim races, relays and beach events. Hayle SLSC were delighted to come second overall and also won both girls age groups. Woolacombe SLSC won overall and Portreath SLSC came third. Team Manager Traci Parker said, “We are so proud of all of the Nippers who competed at the weekend. The conditions were extremely challenging, with sets of waves higher than the children themselves! All of those who participated proved that they were worthy of being selected as they all pushed themselves to achieve the best possible results for their team. Some of the children competed in older age groups to make up teams and rose very well to the... read more

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