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Worlds 2018
Lifesaving World Championships 2018 Update

Newsletter #15 - August 2018 issued
What is covered in this newsletter:
• Local events bookend World Championships
• IRB and Surf Boat training
• Stay and play at Glenelg: book with the Oaks
• 40 days until the close of normal registrations
• Looking for a home away from home? Let Somerton SLSC look after you!
• Holden Home Ground Advantage supports LWC2018
• Experience the best of South Australia
• August Instagram Challenge
• Stay up to date

You can read the full Newsletter by Clicking HERE

AGM 2018
2018 ASRL AGM Agenda & Meeting Info

The ASRL Committee would like to notify all Members and interested parties of the date and location for the 2018 ASRL Annual General Meeting

DATE: Saturday, 14 July, 2018
TIME:  10.00am
LOCATION: Coogee Bay Hotel, Coogee NSW

You can read the AGM AGENDA by clicking HERE

Only one nomination was received for each Committee position so there is no requirement for vote; ratification will be required required for the following positions:
President – Michael Brooks
Treasurer – Don Alexander
Vice President – Edwina Wright
Vice President – Jay Parkin
Vice President – Nick Sampson

**** ROWERS FORUM ****
Immediately following the AGM, a Rowers Forum will be held.

The AGM and Forum will be Live Streamed on Facebook: www.facebook.com/navyasrl so absent members may have a chance to ask questions into the Forum.

National Rankings 2018
2018 National Rankings!!

The National Rankings post Aussies are now available! Congratulations to all of the crews who are listed and well done to all competitors!  These rankings will carry over into next season.  

We would like to sincerely thank Russell Lamb for his hard work compiling the rankings.

You can see the National Rankings (and add comments if you are registered on this site) by clicking HERE


Short Course Championships and Aussies Timetable
At present we are in discussion with SLSA about the introduction of another Australian Surfboat Medal for Short Course racing and this survey will hopefully provide us the information we require to best understand the membership thoughts.  To read more and participate in the Survey - PLEASE CLICK HERE

ASRL Newsletter #78 - April 2018

The ASRL Committee has just released Newsletter No. 78.  If you didn't receive it in your Inbox, you can read it HERE.  If you haven't already subcribed to the ASRL Newsletter and would like to, please click HERE

Aussie Titles Perth - Live Stream
VIDEO STREAM - Aussie Titles 2018
(Click the FULL SCREEN icon, bottom right of video for enhanced viewing)

You can visit our ASRL YouTube Channel by clicking HERE

ASRL Team Navy 2018 Season Promo

The ASRL Committee and Members are looking forward to the 2018 Team Navy ASRL Open to be held at ELOUERA, NSW on February 16-18, 2018

What's so great about Surf Boat Rowing?

Check out this fantastic promotional video highlighting the different aspects of surf boat rowing and what makes the sport so great!  The video was created by Panga Productions for the Noosa Heads Surf Life Saving Club

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Surf Rowers as featured by Red Bull

Red BullThe team at Red Bull tackle surf boat rowing head on and break down how the sport works and what's involved.

Thanks to Thomas Elliot for the feature article on our great sport! 

You can read the article by clicking HERE

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