Day two of the Volkswagen NSW Surfmasters Titles pres. by Moby’s Beachside Retreat saw the younger age divisions get their opportunity to contest playful three-foot surf at North Boomerang Beach.
Shane Conwell (Avalon), Cristo Hall (Narrabeen) and Jeremy Cohen (MacMasters Beach) all shone in the picturesque conditions, with all three surfers taking respectable Over-35 Men’s heat victories with excellent wave scores in excess of 8.00. All three surfers performed a handful of giant and stylish hooks and carves in their respective heats to book their spots straight into the upcoming quarterfinals.
Both Hall and Cohen were joined by Ricky Marshall (Cronulla) and Cameron Sharpe (Shelly Beach) as the standouts in the Over-40 Men’s division with all previously mentioned surfers following a similar trajectory to the younger division, as all surfers posted a series of excellent scores (eight and above).
Tim Quinn (Queenscliff) sent an early precedent in the Over-45 Men’s division posting a solid 8.17 for a mix of searing carves and snaps. Quinn will make his next appearance in the quarterfinals. Bryden Galbraith (Woolgoolga) also showed he’d be a man to watch as the competition continued as he posted an excellent 8.00 wave score.
All live scores from the Volkswagen NSW Surfmasters Titles pres. by Moby’s Beachside Retreat can be seen here.
The prominent four-day event will see over 150 competitors – aged 35 and above – battle it out in an attempt to secure an NSW shortboard title and a spot in the national titles at the 2021 Australian Surf Championships.
A range of former World Surf League (WSL) Championship Tour surfers and Australian Champions will compete in the event including Shane Wehner (Broulee), Rod Baldwin (Copacabana) and Mel Bartz (Pacific Palms).
2021 is the tenth year running the NSW Surfmasters Titles presented by Moby’s Beachside Retreat has been held in the Great Lakes region.
The competition will commence each day at 7:30am with the call for the day’s schedule and location confirmed via the event hotline at 6:45am. The event hotline is 0458 247 212.
Divisions for the event include Over 35 Men, Over 35 Women, Over 40 Men, Over 45 Men, Over 50 Men, Over 55 Men, Over 60 Men, and Over 65 Men.
Moby’s Beachside Retreat will host a free dinner for competitors on Friday, 11 July.
Moby’s Beachside Retreat will also be the official event venue for accommodation. Deals and packages are available for competitors. Check out mobys.com.au or surfingnsw.com.au
The VW NSW Surfmasters Titles pres. by Moby’s Beachside Retreat is proudly supported by Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles, Mid Coast Council, Moby’s Beachside Retreat, Gage Roads and Surfing NSW.
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