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Dr Rip’s Science of the Surf Talk (with dye release rip identification demonstration)

Wed 28 Sep 2022 - Wed 28 Sep 2022

1 pm - 2.30 pm

Location
South Maroubra Surf Life Saving Club
Address
Arthur Byrne Reserve, 1R Marine Parade, Maroubra NSW 2035, Australia

Nicknamed ‘Dr Rip’ because of his habit of throwing purple dye into rip currents, this award winning presentation covers how beaches work, how to spot deadly rip currents, and importantly how to get out of one!

Cost
$5 PER PERSON
Bookings
Bookings required
Booking URL
https://events.humanitix.com/copy-of-dr-rip-s-science-of-the-surf-and-dye-release-rip-identification-demo
Email
sustainability@randwick.nsw.gov.au
More Contact Information
Helen Morrison on 9093 6223

This fascinating, entertaining and multiple award winning presentation by Australia’s best known surf scientist, Dr Rob Brander is not to be missed.

Nicknamed ‘Dr Rip’ because of his habit of throwing purple dye into rip currents, the presentation covers how beaches work, how to spot deadly rip currents, and importantly how to get out of one!

Keep safe in the surf and coastal waters this summer by understanding your favourite beaches better. You'll learn how to ‘read’ the conditions of the beach and surf by attending this informative and entertaining presentation.

What they said: "Just want to say I’ve been swimming at the beach since I was a toddler. I’m now 57 and found that talk by Dr Rip, just brilliant, learnt the most I have from any presentation on Rips, thanks"

COVID-19

Please assist in keeping all participants safe during the event, by observing instructions provided by Council staff or signage.
View updated health-related advice and conditions on the NSW Government website

Do not attend this activity if you have any of the following:

  • COVID-19 symptoms - fever, cough, sore throat, shortness of breath, runny nose, loss of taste and/or smell
  • Close contact with a confirmed COVID-19 case in the past 7 days.

Photographs, videos and voice recordings

Randwick City Council staff may on occasion take recordings of participants during activities (including photographs, videos and voice recordings) that could be used for the following purposes:

  • educational or community information purpose
  • Council displays and promotions of community education events
  • to complement the promotion of Randwick's Marine and Coastal Program.

If you DO NOT wish for the participant’s recording to be used according to these conditions, please indicate this during the booking process.

Cancellation conditions

This activity may be cancelled due to insufficient bookings, NSW COVID-19 health orders or poor weather. Participants will be advised in the event the activity changes or cancellation occurs. All care has been made in the preparation of the 2022 Marine and Coastal Discovery Program but some changes may occur due to circumstances beyond the control of Randwick City Council. Refunds will be provided for paid activities in the event of cancellation by Council.

To find out about other Marine and Coastal Discovery activities please visit https://events.humanitix.com/tours/marine-and-coastal-discovery-program

This program is a Sustaining Our City initiative and is funded from Randwick City’s Environmental Levy.

Last Updated: 28 September 2022
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