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Surf Life Saving NSW is pleased to be able to confirm the crews who will pull on the sky blue cap at the 2019 Interstate Surf Boat Championship to be held at Elouera Beach on Friday 15 February.

The Interstate Championship is a one-day-event and an opportunity for crews from around Australia to represent their state at a high level.

NSW are the defending champions and will be fielding eight teams at the event with Male and Female crews to contest the U19, U23, Reserve and Open Divisions.

Four clubs will be represented with North Cronulla (4 crews) and Avalon Beach (two crews), joining Palm Beach and Elouera in the action.

NSW Surf Sports Officer Chiara Nowland is confident that those selected will give a good account of themselves in the battle for Interstate glory.

“There is a lot of depth in surf boat competition right now and we’ve seen a number of very promising results throughout the season.

“To pull on the sky blue cap is a fantastic opportunity for these athletes, and I am sure that those selected will be ready to defend the proud history of surf boats in NSW,” Ms Nowland said.

Tuesday’s announcement comes on the back of a number of State appointed selection events; being Coffs Harbour, North Cronulla, Queenscliff and Manly Carnivals. Following which the selection panel were able to endorse the team.

The 2019 Interstate Surf Boat Championships will be held at Elouera Beach on Friday 15 February.

NSW Surf Boat Interstate Team

U19 Male - Avalon Beach SLSC

  • Peter Carter (Sweep)

  • Lachlan Mills

  • Jordan Hawke

  • Regan Dale

  • Charlie  Lewis

U19 Female - Avalon Beach SLSC

  • Peter Carter (Sweep)

  • Robyn Husband

  • Imogen Ponton

  • Ella Brady

  • Sophie  Jones

U23 Male - North Cronulla SLSC

  • Mark McDonald (Sweep)

  • Jackson Ford

  • Tom Mailey

  • Matthew Workman

  • Matthew Hammond

U23 Female - North Cronulla SLSC

  • Mark McDonald (Sweep)

  • Hayley Urquhart

  • Maggie Mahoney

  • Madeline McDonald

  • Alysha Lerond

Reserve Male - North Cronulla SLSC

  • Adam Purdie (Sweep)

  • Jason Brown

  • Thomas Chapman

  • Ben Tanner

  • Andrew Smalley

Reserve Female - Palm Beach SLSC

  • Peter Spence (Sweep)

  • Stephanie Spence

  • Jordan Toombes

  • Jenniva Altherr

  • Alexis Bell

Open Male - North Cronulla SLSC

  • Adam Purdie (Sweep)

  • Mitchell Bouzounis

  • James Budd

  • Zachary Hughes

  • Jack Mentha

Open Female - Elouera SLSC

  • Grant Wilkinson (Sweep)

  • Laura Armistead

  • Samantha Hewitt

  • Sarah Hill

  • Tara Lal

Team Manager – Greg Heard

Assistant Team Manager – Donna Wishart


Thursday 14 February 2019