On this page:
- Key developments
- Key events and accomplishments
- Key Personnel
- Photo gallery
- 1990/91: Association split occurs with two separate boards, namely: The Board Of Lifesaving and The Board Of Surf Sports.
- 1990/91: Club had discussions with council to relocate the club due to the repetitive loss of sand from the beach at 7th Avenue.
- 1990/91: Alterations carried out to the interior of the clubhouse.
- 1992/93: Club applies for a full Club Licence for Liquor & Gambling operations.
- 1993/94: Palm Beach (Qld) SLSC Supporters Club became “Incorporated”.
- 1995/96: Delay in clubhouse re-development plans.
- 1996/97: All day patrol system trialled, major equipment upgrade.
- 1997/98: construction of massive boulder wall to protect beach from erosion. Nippers clubhouse and female dorm was demolished to make way for new extensions.
- 1997/98: Surf Sports policy implemented, clubhouse re-building nears completion.
- 1999: Charles Maskiell, long time member and supporter of club, passed away in June.
Key events and accomplishments
- 1990/91: Nippers gained State & National honours. Also saw a resurgence in IRB competitions.
- 1990/91: Masters flew the flag high winning many medals.
- 1992/93: Club hosted the Point Danger Branch annual dinner.
- 1992/93: Introduced the “Pride Of Palm Beach” marathon.
- 1992/93: Boat crews excelled in competition once again.
- 1993/94: Maurie Webb won gold in the World Masters over 60 surf race in NZ.
- 1993/94: Masters featured well in the State & National titles. A new surfboat was purchased.
- 1994/95: Boat crews were successful in both State & National titles.
- 1994/95: Awards were granted to several members by the club and also by the Association. Nippers continued to have vigorous membership & award programs.
- 1995/96: First female boat crew formed.
- 1996/97: A new surfboat was purchased (later known as “The Fossil”).
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With thanks to Robert McPherson and the late Andy Frizzell for this selection of historic photos. More photos can be found at https://commons.wikimedia.org/ and by searching for Palm Beach Qld Surf Life Saving Club.
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Note, this page is a work in progress. If you have some images from this period you would like to see added, please contact the office.