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.
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:
GBR One Team is pleased to announce the selection of athletes for the Youth and Open National Teams who will compete at the 2016 World Championships.
The 24 athletes were selected following a 6-month declaration process taking account of pool and ocean results and a national trial.
The Lifesaving Society of Canada is pleased to announce the selection of members to Canada’s National and Youth (15-18 years old) Lifesaving Team for Rescue 2016, the World Lifesaving Championships which will be held in Eindhoven and Noordwijk, Netherlands from 1 to 18 September 2016.
These individuals were selected following the Canadian Pool Lifesaving Championships (CPLC) in Edmonton, Alberta on May 15th.
The National Team athletes formally invited are:
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 firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
ILS Americas held elections for the next cycle. In accordance with the ILS-AM bylaws a 30 day comment/nomination period and a 30 day voting period and the election was held by e-mail (allowing for language differences etc.).
Japan Lifesaving Association hosted the ILS Asia Pacific Regional Planning Meeting held 3rd June – 5th June at Tokyo. Delegates from Australia-Royal, Australia-Surf, Hong Kong China, India, Japan, Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, and ILS president Graham Ford AM attended, and the meeting has been successfully proceeded by the lead of Purushottam Sharma – Regional President and Justin Scarr – Regional Secretary General.
Following a dramatic drowning where a girl was caught in a rip current and her father who tried to rescue her lost his life, Surf Life Saving Mauritius developed an action plan teaching 25 youths how to educate swimmers in collaboration with Tamarin Youth centre. WaterWise Manager Eoudia Erasmus visited our volunteers where she shared her knowledge to them.
In January These youths then went door to door, to shops, schools, senior citizens and all in all 400 swimmers were educated in WaterWise.
Flooding is the most common natural disaster in Australia and causes great loss of life. Unfortunately, most fatalities occur because people underestimate the danger they are in or are entering into. But some simple understanding of the nature of floodwater could easily save a life.