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  • Surf Club 60th Anniversary Ball – Tickets on sale and selling fast!

    May 21, 2015 1 comment

    Porthtowan SLSC 60th Anniversary Ball will be held at Mount Pleasant Eco Park on the 26th Septem…ber 2015, at 7pm. Early bird tickets £25 before July 31st, £30 thereafter. Tickets to include welcome drink, food, band and DJ. Tickets to be purchased by phoning Michelle on 07766 192790 and 01209 899238, email Please specify READ MORE

  • Surf Club Paint – 18th May

    May 4, 2013 0 comments

    Come and join in the painting fun on the 18th May.  We need to get the Surf Club looking spick and span for the forthcoming season and we need all the painting help we can get.  Painting starts at 10am and we aim to finish by 12 midday!  Check out Shaun’s plea below to find READ MORE

  • Porththowan Sand Dune Consultation Event!

    January 24, 2013 0 comments

    Porthtowan lovers – please come down and let the Council know your views about the dunes and the beach.  There will be a consultation event on Saturday 16th February from 10 – 2pm in the Village Hall.


    April 20, 2012 0 comments

    The feared River Race will take place this weekend, from Malpas to Mylor.  Let’s hope all of our crews do brilliantly – and the weather Gods shine favourably on the rowers!  Big celebrations are planned at Bar 20, Penryn on Saturday evening!  

  • 2012 Padstow to Rock Swim

    November 15, 2011 0 comments

    Open to all members, but hurry because entries fill up quickly… Entries for the 2012 Padstow To Rock Swim on Sunday 1st July is now open. The event is being held to raise valuable funds for The Marie Curie Nursing Service in Cornwall. Entry Fee £35 and each swimmer is asked to raise as much money READ MORE

  • Big Thanks to Paul Harris and Co.

    October 5, 2011 0 comments

    A big thanks to the people at Paul Harris and Co (Redruth Accounting) for their generous donation of £120 to pay for competition vests.  It’s great to be supported by the local community – thanks again!

  • Beach in the NATIONAL PRESS!

    September 18, 2011 0 comments Kirstin Prisk – photographer extraordinaire – has taken some awesome shots of our beach – looking gloriously resplendant in the Daily Mail.  It appears that a rather expensive, but covetable VW truck keeps getting in the way – take a look folks!

  • Double Win for Porthtowan. Men’s and Women’s Surf Boat Crews at European Championships, France

    September 17, 2011 0 comments

    Double Win for Porthtowan Men’s and Women’s Surf Boat Crews at European Championships, France The 5th European Surf Rowing Championships were hosted by France at Soulac sur Mer, NW of Bordeaux.  The event was a great success, and the town of Soulac sur Mer were exemplary hosts. Porthtowan SLSC entered two crews in the event, READ MORE


    September 17, 2011 0 comments

    REALLY IMPORTANT PLEASE REPLY BY 23RD SEPTEMBER TO; We are due to start Junior and Senior pool sessions every Sunday, starting on Sunday the 8th October 2011 at Truro school pool. Normally the times are 6pm to 7pm the same as last year BUT From the 9th October to the 13th November inclusive we READ MORE

  • Dramatic Porthtowan Rescue!

    September 16, 2011 0 comments

    Check out the live footage of a dramatic rescue at the right hand side of Porthowan Beach this week.  In some of the most treacherous waves we have seen this year, a bodyboarder got into trouble and was rescued by brave and fearless Porthtowan lifeguard Marcus Lascelles. Hurricane Katia spewed up some massive swell over READ MORE


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