Due to the testing economic climate Huletts who have been our major sponsor for the last 11 years have withdrawn their sponsorship due to restructuring within the company. We would like to thank Huletts and their team for their contribution which has assisted Durban Surf significantly in the past.
Should you know of anyone who would be willing to sponsor us and take up this business opportunity of branding their company on our prime location at North Beach. Kindly contact the office at firstname.lastname@example.org or Steve Kitto (Chairman) Steven.Kitto@is.co.za
Please note that the office will be closed from 23 March 2019 until the 1 April 2019 as we will be in Port Elizabeth for the SA Lifesaving Champs 2019. Should you need to contact us please forward an email as we will not be available by phone.
Thanking all our members for your continued support.
Durban Surf Executive Committee
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As you are all aware, we have decided to resurrect the monthly competitions, which is aimed at getting the competitors racing more often and generating some ‘gees’ in the team. As with all events going forward, DS Bucks will be up for grabs for the relevant placings. We have outlined the events below to give you an idea of what they are all about.
Long Run - Traditionally this run was from blue lagoon to DS on the beach. This year however we changed it up and ran on the promenade from the club to Moyo and back. Starting and finishing at the club was a success and well received.
Short Swim – The traditional ‘round the cans’ type swim. A buoy will be put out in the centre of north beach about 200-250m out. Start on Dairy next to the pier and finish on north beach, going round the can in the process.
Long Swim – Start at Afro’s past South Beach and finish at North Beach.
Short Board – Same as the Short Swim, but with boards and a little further.
Ski – Start and finish on Dairy beach and around the nearest shark net buoy. The leader chooses the buoy.
Sprint – Normal event as per any LSA competition
Flags – Normal event as per any LSA competition
Iron Man – Short swim course, then Short Board course, then a body board leg around the pier, no ski. No ski to make it more accessible for all.
Long Board – Start at North Beach, round the pier and head south. Come in at Wedge Beach opposite the lifeguard tower and go around one of the bathing beacons. Head back out and go north back to the finish at North Beach.
Obstacle Race – A traditional favourite! Start on Dairy beach, swim round the pier to North Beach. Run to the first bathing beacon, then crawl from the first to the second on all fours. Jump up and run to the end of Bay pier. Jump off and swim to the finish at Dairy beach.
Steven Mark Kitto
Service Delivery Manager
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Become part of an iconic organisation that has served the South African community for nearly 90 years. Durban Surf Lifesaving Club, The Red Tide, is the oldest and most decorated lifesaving club in South Africa. We are the only non-Australian club to win the World Interclub Lifesaving Title, having won it twice in 1996 and 2004. Our latest achievement was winning the junior title at the 2016 World Interclub Championships. Our Nippers are no different and have won Nipper Nationals numerous times and are the current national champions, winning for the past 5 years running.
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Thanks to the ongoing generosity from friends like you, we’re not alone in caring for our precious boys and girls. And it is wonderful to know that we have friends like you, to help us every step of the way.
Your support doesn’t just help us give the children a childhood where they are able to flourish... but also happy memories that they can treasure for the rest of their lives.
Durban Surf L.C.