News & EventsNews & Event updates from Wainui Surf Life Saving Club
Wainui SLSC member Laura Quilter has been named as a member of the Black Fins 2016 team.
Wainui SLSC hosted the Wainui Junior Carnival on Sunday 24 January 2016. Due to the nature of the surf conditions that prevail along Wainui's beaches we hadn't seen a junior carnival here in more than 5 years. This season however conditions have been perfect for junior surf and this carnival saw 134 Junior Surf competitors from the 3 Gisborne clubs; Waikanae 52, Wainui 43 and Midway 39.
Five of Wainui's senior surf sport athletes have been announced as members of the BDO Gisborne/Tairawhiti Open and Youth Representative Team.
Jack Virtue took out top placing overall in the Open Mens Division of the Gisborne Senior Champs held at Midway 7th and 9th January 2016.
Wainui's Surf Sport Athletes, Jonty Low, Jack Virtue, Jacque Klavs and Joe Puddick took out top placing in the U19 Mens Teams division of The Mount Monster on Saturday 19 December.
Wainui Juniors were awesome at the first Junior Sunset Racing Series held at Midway SLSC on Thursday night. With up to 3 foot sets rolling in conditions were perfect to build on racing techniques for the series of surf and board races for the U11 to U14 juniors, with the final event of the evening - the Diamond Race.
The new Wainui SLSC Hi Vis Vests arrived just in time for the Junior Teams Carnival held at Waikanae on Sunday, 29 November 2015.