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2016 LWC Special Offer

The organising committee of the 2016 LWC and partners Rescue Marine Services are pleased to offer a special 40% discount off the price of a new Arancia IRB, Tohatsu ‘Surf’ engine and Nauta fuel tank & cover. Please see the attached flyer for more information and visit www.rescuemarine.co.uk/rescue-2016 or email rescue2016@rescuemarine.eu for more information.

Updated LWC 2016 Officials Appointments

The Referees & Technical Officials preliminary appointments for the Lifesaving World Championships 2016 in Eindhoven & Noordwijk (The Netherlands) can be found underneath:

==UPDATE June 22nd, 2016 (V6): Although there are very few changes, the main change is the briefing venues and times for the ocean events.==

Invitation to Host the 2017 ILS induction meeting

The ILS Board of Directors is now seeking bids to host the 2017 ILS Induction Meeting.

The ILS Induction Meeting; scheduled over a five days’ period during early 2017; will assemble about 100 leaders of the ILS, representing more than 50 nations.

Sanyo Cup 2016

The 2016 Sanyo International Lifesaving Cup is being held in Aoshima Beach, Miyazaki, Japan from July 2nd-3rd. Events include Surf Race, Board Race, Oceanman/woman, Beach Flags, Beach Sprint, Board Rescue Tube Rescue, Oceanwoman Relay and Beach Relay.

Fincancial Support for SLSA Volunteer Education

Surf Life Saving Australia is pleased the Coalition Government has today recognised a need for greater investment and resources in training for our volunteers.

This financial commitment will greatly improve the quality of existing training and enhance opportunities to suit the busy lives of volunteer surf lifesavers. It will enable our trainers to keep up-to-date with the latest teaching methods.

The funding, announced at Terrigal Surf Life Saving Club, NSW, includes: