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...
Help please: end of season club clean up

Help please: end of season club clean up

To All Patrolling Members We would like to invite you all to help participate in an end of season club clean up to get everything organised and cleaned for the winter. We would like to do this so that we can identify any equipment that needs replacement or repair and...
Longy’s international influence

Longy’s international influence

At the start of March Hamish Christie one of our patrolling members was selected to represent Surf Life Saving NSW on exchange over in New Zealand. The exchange program saw two candidates from NSW head over to New Zealand to learn the ways the Kiwis patrol, learn some...
Meet Longy’s Newest Patrollers

Meet Longy’s Newest Patrollers

Last weekend Longy welcomed it’s newest patrollers. The group were put to the test with a ‘condensed’ bronze medallion course (less weeks than normal). Both the trainers and the candidates worked incredibly hard to get a second Longy group through...