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Underwater Skindivers & Fisherman's Association office bearers: Office Person Chairman Peter Saunders Vice Chairman Bob McComb Secretary Vacant Assistant Secretary Mel Brown Treasurer Vacant Assistant Treasurer Lee Dalli Membership Officer Simon Horvath Accreditation, Insurance & Strategic Officer Vacant Sports Secretary Scott Williams Events Coordinator Alby...

January – Gunnamatta –  February – Terrigal – March – Kurnell –  April – Long Reef – May – Little Manly - June – Kurnell – July – No Competition August – Bayview – September – Long Reef – October – Kurnell – November – Watsons Bay – December – Gunnamatta –

Only one more week until the 2017 Individual state titles The NSW individual state titles will be held over the weekend of the 28th...

I guess when I first heard about this massive, huge, big money fishing comp I was a bit ““oh yeah” line fishing, so what?!?”  I was surprised that there was going to be a spearfishing event, I pricked my ears and I liked the phrases I was hearing “great for the community…educate the growing spearfishing community on safety…getting all kinds of rec fishers together…family weekend away during school holidays…. the council is right behind this…Fisheries love it….” then Adam Martin who seems to run the beautiful township of Tomakin on one hours sleep a week, contacts the USFA and asks if they would be interested in “running” the spearing side of the event on the Tomakin Fishing Clubs behalf. How could you say no! After a couple of months of brain storming back and forth between many spearos and fishos it was decided to run a true pairs event, that is, two divers spearfishing together that sees one spearfisher diving while his pair dive buddy remains on the surface, this is really putting into practice what the now well coined term “One Up One Down” is all about, it’s great spearfishing safety. TO explain a little further each pair partner can use one gun and has one rig cord connected to their gun, one of these cords is only 4m long, generally the partner on the surface has the short cord hence the diving partner in the pair has the longer rig cord,  both cords are connected to one float only, thus ensuring the float is generally immediately in their dive zone, as east coast southern water spearos can attest to the huge boat traffic we can encounter a dive float and flag is the start of our safe diving checklist. [caption id="attachment_2681" align="aligncenter" width="816"] North Shore Underwater Club had a great Junior representation at the Tomakin Bonanza. Juniors made up one quarter of the sign on. A bright future for spearfishing.[/caption]

This year the 2017 individual State Titles were held by the Central Coast Sealions. The weekend started at the North end of the Central...

Sunday the 12th Of February saw the 65th running of the Canada Cup. An amazing turnout of 67 divers signed on with an impressive turnout of 21 boats . After a quick briefing the divers hit the water and the boats slowly made their way out of the Haven ready for the start. The flag dropped and the boats were off racing. Almost all of the boats headed north to dive the 2 and 3 mile reefs with some venturing as far as Norah Head and the Bull. The weather gods were really in our favor today with almost glass out conditions for most of the day. The divers had plenty of time as the weigh in was not until 2:30 PM that afternoon. Was great to see every category filled including an amazing 13 juniors, 3 ladies and 3 sub Juniors. The predicted forecast for the day was for temperatures to reach upwards of 35 degrees with a late southerly change late in the afternoon.