Professor Michael Tipton receives Ireland Medal

“Drowning research saves lives,” according to Lifesaving Foundation Secretary John Connolly “and no one epitomises this better than Mike Tipton.” The 2019 Ireland Medal was recently presented to Professor Michael Tipton MBE at a special ceremony in Waterford City in recognition of his long and exceptional service to saving lives Read More »


Nipper National Pool Championships Entries Are Now Open

Entry is now open for the Nipper National Pool Championships, Team manager are to log on to https://www.rar-timing.co.uk to register. Please refer to Quick Guide for help. Entries close on the 16th March. Clarification of Nipper Boards to be used: Clubs are able to use which boards they prefer at Read More »


The SLSGB Annual Flood National Exercise 2020

The annual SLSGB flood national exercise was held on the 18th Jan 2020 at the River Dart Country Park thanks to Burnham–on–Sea Area Rescue Boat (BARB). The teams who attended were Cornwall, Devon, BARB, Wessex and South Worcester. After a solid breakfast and a warm cup of tea the day Read More »


National Pool Championships Update 2020

We hope you are looking forward to this years National Pool Championships and we can’t wait to see you all there. Entry for this years National Pool Championships will open shortly. This year’s fees are: Nippers: £28.50 Youth/Open/Masters: £8.50 plus Pair-Team events £10.50. To help run the events and to Read More »


GBR 2020 Team Selectors Appointments ILS 2020 World Lifesaving Championships

The One Team is pleased to confirm the following appointments to select the 2020 GBR Team:- Chairman (Non-Voting) Craig Robinson Open Team and Senior Manager     Ashley Mann Youth Team Manager    Matt Trebilcock Pool Coach    Gary Lee Ocean/Beach Coach  Lloyd Rosewell Independent Beach/Ocean Selector Simon Perry Independent Pool Selector Stephanie Andrews Read More »


GBR Team Managers and Coach Appointments ILS 2020 World Lifesaving Championships

The One Team is pleased to confirm the following appointments:- Open Team and Senior Manager Ashley Mann Youth Team Manager           Matt Trebilcock Pool Coach         Gary Lee Ocean/Beach Coach  Lloyd Rosewell Sports Therapist Sophie Cooke A second Sports Therapist will be appointed  To be confirmed A big thank you to all Read More »


Merry Christmas From All At SLSGB

We hope you’re all looking forward to a relaxing Christmas and New Year and are ready to get back in the pool, in the sea and on the beach in 2020. Next year’s events calendar can be downloaded here and we hope to see you all back at Branksome Chine for the Read More »