Congratulations & annual dinner 2017/2018

Congratulations & annual dinner 2017/2018

Fellow Longy Members I would like to congratulate each and every one of you (and in particular our patrolling members) for contributing to another excellent season at Longy. Although the final numbers are not yet in we provided approximately 5000 hours of beach...
Nippers final session report & photos

Nippers final session report & photos

Nippers Final Session and Presentation Day – by Mark Smith Yet another superb Longy afternoon! We have been blessed with great weather this season and Saturday the 3rd March was no exception. Great weather and great conditions once again. There was a buzz of...
Long Reef Vets crowned Australian champions!

Long Reef Vets crowned Australian champions!

The Longy Vets (President Peter Kinsey, Treasurer Mal MacCormick, Dave Sams, Rob Pearson and Bruce Gaal, sweep) traveled west to Perth’s Scarborough beach to take on the challenge of the 2018 Australian Championships. Our Vets compete in the >260 years combined...
Matt Piper – Longy radio operator extraordinaire

Matt Piper – Longy radio operator extraordinaire

Another amazing story regarding one of our Longy members, Matt Piper, was published in the March issue of Shore Break, the Sydney Northern Beaches Surf Lifesaving newsletter. This is what it said: “New Long Reef SLSC member Matt Piper is a remarkable man. A...
From near drowning to endurance ocean swimming

From near drowning to endurance ocean swimming

Our club is home to some really interesting characters. One of them is Eric Bateman who is a passionate endurance ocean swimmer. Here is his inspiring story … “Hi. My name is Eric. I’m 45. For the first 42 years of my life I was a land based mammal. I...