ASRL Surfboat Carnival 2021

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Five Crews entered the 2021 ASRL Surfboat Carnival at Mollymook this year and what a weekend they had!

The Ned’s putting on a good show in the quarter final

Our Reserve Women, the Tigerlillies took on the task of stepping up to the Open Women’s division, and they smashing it out of the water bringing home two 4th’s and a 2nd. They were sitting inline with Australian Championship winners and many other brilliant crews, showed themselves what they can achieve.

Reserve Men’s racing was challenging in the conditions but our Buccaneers rowed strong. Check out the video here of their quarter final race.

U19 Women, the Shenanigans came out strong bringing home a 2nd place. Previously these girls were at the back of the pack, but they took on the challenge and met it head on. The next race they were fired up and ready, unfortunately the wave wall got the better of them but not the spirit “that was so much fun” true Boaties in the making!

In the U19 Male division, Ross, Peiter, Tom and Chloe as the stroke, set the pace. They had only had a handful of training sessions together but Chloe showed them all what girl power really means and that team pushed and fought and brought home a fantastic first place in their first race!

And Junior Boaties save a man’s life…

Ross Downey and Pieter Marais from the North Steyne Mullets Surf Boat Crew on Saturday at the ASRL at Mollymook saved a man drowning in a massive rip in huge seas. The two young U18 rowers noticed a man drowning north of the competition area and sprinted down and dove into the treacherous surf to save the mans life.

The two young life savers got to the drowning man and stayed with him until the Jet Ski from the boat area came to assist. If it wasn’t for the actions of the two young boat rowers the outcome would have been fatal. Ron Pomering, announcing for the boat carnival, witnessed the man rescued by the jet ski but wasn’t aware of the bravery of the young Boat Rowers. North Steyne couldn’t be prouder of these two fine young men.