Archive posts from 2007

52nd Owen Chapman Cup surf carnival

28th December 2007

Close to 300 competitors are expected at the 52nd Owen Chapman surf carnival at Red Beach on Saturday 5th January. Over the years the carnival has become a mecca for ... read more

Santa Claus flies in

21st December 2007

Santa Claus flew in to Red Beach just nine days out from Christmas and was given a rapturous welcome by the youngsters of the club’s JuniorSurf division. The jolly man ... read more

First anniversary!

21st December 2007

This website notches up its first 12 months of operation on 22 December. Just one year ago we moved on from a lack-lustre website to something more ambitious … a ... read more

Surf Camp at Red Beach

21st December 2007

Red Beach is the venue for the first of two Super Surf Camps to be conducted in New Zealand in January during the school holidays. The 2-day camp at Red ... read more

Four crews for Whangamata

21st December 2007

Red Beach has four surf boat crews entered for the popular Whangamata Surf Boat Spectacular on 2nd January. The event doubles as Round Two of the current season’s Trillian Trust ... read more

Omanu Beach Classic

13th December 2007

Omanu Surf Club in the Bay of Plenty is staging the Omanu Classic surf carnival on Sunday 30th December. Heading the programme is the Ian Porteous Ironman which carries $1,200 ... read more

Big jump in entries for surf boat series

4th December 2007

Surf boat rowing in New Zealand is on a roll, judging by the spectacular increase in entries in the Trillian surf boat series. A record 36 crews are entered for ... read more

Taylor impressive on surf ski in Australia

3rd December 2007

Red Beach lifeguard Erin Taylor has emerged as one of the star performers of the just-concluded International Surf Challenge in Australia. Competing at Sydney’s Bondi Beach as a member of ... read more

Muriwai confirmed as venue

30th November 2007

Muriwai Beach has been confirmed as the venue for the Surf Sports inter-club carnival on Sunday 2nd December. Carnival organisers had been holding off making a decision between Muriwai and ... read more

Erin Taylor to compete at Bondi with NZ team

26th November 2007

Red Beach lifeguard Erin Taylor will be footing it with the very best while in Australia as a member of the New Zealand surf lifesaving team. The 12-strong team, along ... read more

Big names for Owen Chapman carnival

26th November 2007

Red Beach will see a star-studded line-up of competitors at the next Owen Chapman Cup carnival in January. The event will double as a selection opportunity for the country’s top ... read more

Twilight carnival at Mairangi Bay, 28 Nov

26th November 2007

Mairangi Bay is the venue for the next Twilight carnival on the surf sports programme. The carnival kicks off on Wednesday 28th November with the first event at 6.00 pm. ... read more

New sponsors now on board

19th November 2007

Red Beach Surf Club welcomes three brand new sponsors to its family of sponsors. They are North Harbour Law, Silverdale Liquor and Pinewoods Motor Park who join current ‘family’ sponsors ... read more

Twilight event # 3

19th November 2007

Red Beach will host its third twilight event of the current season when the Up&Go JuniorSurf carnival gets under way this coming Wednesday evening. The competition is for C group ... read more

Coming soon … Jandal Day

17th November 2007

National Jandal Day, Surf Life Saving’s national street appeal, is set to take place on Friday 7 December. It’s the day on which New Zealanders will be urged to wear ... read more

Win free BP fuel for a year

7th November 2007

You can win free fuel for a year by purchasing a $2 safety pin which can be worn on clothing. Go into the draw by purchasing a pin at any ... read more

IRB’s To Race at Red Beach

7th November 2007

Red Beach is to host an IRB Twilight training carnival this Thursday evening with around eight crews taking part. It’s the second IRB event of the current season; the first ... read more

JuniorSurf training

1st November 2007

Coaching for the club’s JuniorSurf division kicked off at the recent opening day which saw a big turnout of youngsters. A spring tide restricted the activities on the beach but ... read more

Training sessions for Surf Lifeguard Award

1st November 2007

Tuition for candidates wanting to become qualified lifeguards with the Red Beach club will take place each Sunday morning during November. The training will be held in the Red Beach ... read more

Pub to Club Event

1st November 2007

The Piha Pirates, an under-23 crew were the winners of the Pub to Club surf boat challenge held on Saturday 27 October. The race, an annual event organised by the ... read more

Twilight carnival

30th October 2007

Around 80 competitors from 6 clubs took to the water at the first Twilight carnival of the season held at Red Beach on Wednesday 24 October. The rain held off ... read more

Chilly start to patrol season

28th October 2007

Cool weather wasn’t exactly what lifeguards throughout the region were hoping for when surf patrols commenced at Labour Weekend. Windy conditions deterred people from heading for beaches, leading to a ... read more

Surf patrol season under way

22nd October 2007

Lifeguard patrols commenced on Saturday 20th October, the first day of the country’s Labour Day weekend. The Red Beach club has started the 2007/08 season with more than 70 qualified ... read more

Masters ahoy!

22nd October 2007

A recent grant from the Lion Foundation has resulted in the purchase of a new twin-hulled surf canoe. Red Beach now has two masters surf canoe crews in training for ... read more

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