Capital Coast Wāhine on Water

Event Details

Sun 5 May 9:00AM
Maranui SLSC, Central - Capital Coast

Event Contact:

Monique Lepionka

Tel: 021 314 887

Email: monique.lepionka@surflifesaving.org.nz

<h2>Wāhine on Water  is happening on Sunday, 25 September at 9:00am.</h2> <p>All females from all clubs are welcome!!</p> <p><strong>Our Vision:</strong><br />To get more females involved, competent and confident in IRBs.</p> <p><strong>Why:</strong><br />50% of Surf Lifeguards are female, yet only 28% of our IRB drivers are Female. This is something we are looking to address through pairing inexperienced lifeguards with an experienced Female IRB mentor. The intention of the networking day is to provide women more time in the boat in a supportive low stress environment.</p> <p><strong>Who:</strong><br />This event is targeted at females from any club who would like to spend a fun day in an IRB learning tips on driving and crewing from some of the best Female IRB drivers in the area. Club instructors of all genders are welcome to accompany members from their club.</p> <p><strong>Pre-Requisites:</strong></p> <p>Surf Lifeguard Award and over 14 to crew the IRB and 16 years with crewpersons module to operate the IRB.</p> <p><strong>Topics Covered:</strong><br />Candidates will be split dependent on skill level with the main focus of the day to get time in the boat and discover your passion for IRBs. It will involve a lot of fun activities for all levels from never having been in an IRB before, to already having your IRB drivers.</p> <p><strong>What to Bring:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Wetsuit (booties and jacket)</li> <li>Helmet</li> <li>PFD</li> <li>Warm clothes that can get oil on them</li> <li>Towel</li> <li>Snacks</li> <li>Water</li> </ul> <p><strong> </strong><strong>Registration Process:</strong></p> <p>Please make sure you register using the below form. This is for all candidates, instructors and mentors to complete. Please note there is a fee of $45 for the day, this includes a cool t-shirt and lunch!</p> <p><a href="https://forms.gle/DrzsvtaKixXPaZfe8">Click here to register.</a></p> <p> </p> Development

Description

Wāhine on Water  is happening on Sunday, 25 September at 9:00am.

All females from all clubs are welcome!!

Our Vision:
To get more females involved, competent and confident in IRBs.

Why:
50% of Surf Lifeguards are female, yet only 28% of our IRB drivers are Female. This is something we are looking to address through pairing inexperienced lifeguards with an experienced Female IRB mentor. The intention of the networking day is to provide women more time in the boat in a supportive low stress environment.

Who:
This event is targeted at females from any club who would like to spend a fun day in an IRB learning tips on driving and crewing from some of the best Female IRB drivers in the area. Club instructors of all genders are welcome to accompany members from their club.

Pre-Requisites:

Surf Lifeguard Award and over 14 to crew the IRB and 16 years with crewpersons module to operate the IRB.

Topics Covered:
Candidates will be split dependent on skill level with the main focus of the day to get time in the boat and discover your passion for IRBs. It will involve a lot of fun activities for all levels from never having been in an IRB before, to already having your IRB drivers.

What to Bring:

  • Wetsuit (booties and jacket)
  • Helmet
  • PFD
  • Warm clothes that can get oil on them
  • Towel
  • Snacks
  • Water

 Registration Process:

Please make sure you register using the below form. This is for all candidates, instructors and mentors to complete. Please note there is a fee of $45 for the day, this includes a cool t-shirt and lunch!

Click here to register.