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Gylly beach to host Surf Life Saving Championships

Gylly beach to host Surf Life Saving Championships

nipper_falmouth2Surf Life Saving GB, the leading charity of volunteer beach lifesavers, will be showcasing their British Life Saving Sport Championships from the 7th to the 15th of August.  Over 1,000 Surf Lifesavers will compete in this exciting event, sponsored by South West Water at Gyllygynvase beach for a fun packed week of adventure.

Life Saving Sport is a multi disciplined display of the skills developed and used in lifesaving rescues with close ties to swimming, athletics, kayaking, rowing, surfing and power boating it never fails to wow its audience. Enjoy the fantastic displays on offer as competitors from ages 7- 70 + participate in races on the beach and in the ocean using the buoyancy aids such as boards and boats used in everyday rescue situations.

David Grose, Chairman of Surf Life Saving GB, is delighted to announce that the Championships, which are part of the Henri Lloyd Falmouth Week, are once again being generously sponsored by South West Water.
“We are delighted to be back once again at Gylly Beach for the British Life Saving Sport Championships, this is a stunning location for our action packed family event, all made possible with the support of South West Water. We hope to see lots of visitors watching the competitive display of Lifeguard skills, enjoying the trade village and taking part in the South West Water activities for children.”

Surf Life Saving GB would like to encourage everyone be part of the family orientated beach festival atmosphere and fabulous entertainment on offer with displays from the Red Arrows, Super Yachts and live music, topped off with an amazing fire work display.

Be part of the fun, free Ultimate Frisbee coaching, Football Speed Cage sessions on offer. Try your hand at Life Saving Sport, come and have a go at beach flags or why not participate in the Trident Swim. This 800m swim is open to everyone, for more information please visit

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