Boaties Corner

A fantastic weekend for the Semaphore Boaties at Brighton short course. There were 52 races with 75 crews on the beach with Semaphore fielding 6 crews. Thanks to Eddie from Glenelg who filled in with the Baities  while Lisa was on holiday.



U19s “Motley Crew”  1st in every race and 1st overall

U23s “The Baities” 2nd and two 1sts and 1st overall

Reserve men “Jaccos” a  4th (rowlock failure) and two 1sts, and second by a nose in the final

Masters Men “Trogs” 3rd, 2nd 1st with 5th overall

Masters women “Angry Birds” 1st,3rd,2nd 4th overall

Masters Women “ yet to be named” 4thand two 3rd


Excellent effort overall and fantastic team work on the beach. Thanks to Simsy for keeping me running in the right direction on the beach.


Masters Rowing next Saturday at Aldinga:


Packing Friday night after nipper board training

Leaving the Club at 0630 am for 9am start


Teams rowing:

Jaccos (160s)

Trogs (220s)

Angry Birds (160s)

2nd Mature Womens (180s)

Marty’s 120s (Browny, Marty, Kenny(pos Aaron) and Dale)

Bizz’s  (Barts, Leaney, Richard and Bizz) (180s)


Car wash next Saturday 20th February, same time as nippers – duty washes are U19 boys “The motley Crew”


Aussies Update

We still have spots available on the Sunshine Coast for this years Australian Titles, there are a number of single and double rooms available, these will have to be given back shortly so please book quickly if you want to go.

Aussie touring clothing still for sale in clothing shop. We have grey t -shirts, white long sleeved shirts, black club polo and hats.

We are currently planning a fundraising day to assist with fuel costs for towing vehicles and nomination fees.
Please keep Sunday Feb 7th. from 3 pm.

There will be raffles, auctions, and a barbie just to name a few things going on. Any donations or help gratefully received.
Nominations for competitors close Jan 29th, thereafter competitors will pay the difference for late nominations.
Thinking about going but can’t afford the flights? There are still spare seats available in the club ute travelling to Alexander Headland towing the trailers. . See Weiry if interested.

Updated training program

Hi everyone, please see the updated training program on the Senior Surf Sports page. Please note the change of time for Monday skis and Tuesday boards that have both moved to a 5:30 start. This is to allow people who struggle to make the 5pm start to make it to training. Also note the 5:30 start, please arrive at least 20 mins early to load gear and get ready. If you are running late, please let Sean know, we will ensure a ski is loaded, or a board if we are heading to the lake

Wednesday skis will still be a 4:45 for 5pm start due to swimming afterwards.

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Aussies Accommodation

Last chance to secure accommodation with the rest of the club at Aussies April 16th to April to April 24th. 2016
Limited apartments left at Headland Tropicana Resort, Alexandra Headland. All deposits must be paid over the next couple of weeks.
Please get in touch with Ailsa if you are interested. e mail or mobile: 0412927066

Senior Christmas Training

Please see attached our Christmas training schedule for the senior area. Make sure you keep an eye on the timetable as sessions may change without warning

If you have any questions about the program, please get in contact with Karin Humphreys or Sean McKenzie

Boats Corner

Fantastic effort last weekend for the Middleton carnival for the U19s and the Mature men who rowed in reserve grade.  The U19s came 2nd in their division and the Mature Men held their own gaining a lot of experience.  Great Effort For Steve Harris for his Middleton big surf debut.

I have your ASRL Hi Vis Vest. I will hand them out at each training session.

Remember next carnival 3rd Jan ASRLSA Carnival Short Course Series #3, venue to be advised. Expect all teams to be racing so put it in your diaries now.


Juniors Update

Hi Everyone,


  • Early Start 9.00am Saturday 19 December due to the hot weather, we need to keep the reindeer cool so we are going to start early. Please refer to the attached flyer
  • Congratulations to everyone who competed at Port Elliot on the weekend and big thanks to the Port Elliott Surf Lifesaving Club who included us in their Saturday training schedule, well done to everyone who competed in their first away carnival. Many thanks to everyone who helped over the weekend.
  • Pool swimming – Wednesday 16 December 7.00-8.00pm last session before we return on Wednesday January 6 2016 at 7.00pm
  • Friday 15 December – 5.00pm-6.00pm Board Training – last session before we return on Friday 8 January 2016
  • We resume normal Saturday Training 9 January 2016 at our normal start time.
  • Any queries please call me on 0419816911


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Radio Room

We are in urgent need of Bronze Medallion Holders to help complete our rostered hours in the Radioroom this coming Saturday (the 12th of December).

No experience required, you will be shown what to do, it is very straight forward.

If you are free, even for a few hours please let me know as we are struggling to find anyone and we must meet our requirements with SLSSA.

Contact me on 0408841160 if you are able to help!

It is much appreciated!




Boats Corner

Carnival this weekend

The location will be announced this Wednesday. I will post on boaties facebook page as soon as I know.  Please give me nomination by CoB Tuesday. Boat Packing will be Friday 1800. Will be looking for volunteers for towing the boat down as I will be coming from Port Elliot from the junior carnival.


NATIONAL SELECTION – Australian Surf Boat Test Team

Crews are reminded that they must complete the Official SLSA nomination form to be eligible to compete for selection as the Australian Surf Boat Test Team.

Open Male & Female Test team:
The selection trial will be held at Elouera on Sunday 20 Dec 2015 commencing at 8am. No other restriction applies and any crew that completes the nomination form will be included into the draw.

U23 Development team:
The selection event with be the Manly carnival on Sat 23 Jan 2016. The highest placed crew from those nominated will be the selected crew and the event will be conducted as per the Manly carnival program.

For selection into The Australian Surf Boat Teams both test and Development, all nominations must be submitted via the Survey Monkey link by: 11pm, Sunday 13th December 2015. To be considered for either team you must complete and lodge the nomination form in this attachment. Late nominations can’t be accepted.



Semaphore currently has 5 Tokens for the new boat draw.

Membership Renewal Reminder.

Your 2014/15 Semaphore Surf Lifesaving Club membership expires this Saturday 28 November 2015. Your 2015/16 membership will start from will start 29 November 2015. If you have forgotten to renew your membership this year now is the time to get back on board!

Remember the club draw is now up to $900 and is being drawn this Sunday 29 November 2015 between 5:30pm – 6:30pm and you need to be a current member to be eligible.