About us

St Agnes Surf Lifesaving Club is a registered charity #1037741 and our objectives are:

  • To protect against loss of life at sea through education, training and action.
  • To represent and promote the sports of surf lifesaving and surfing in St Agnes.
  • To encourage the safe enjoyment of the coastal environment.

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The club is affiliated to the national governing bodies for Surfing and Surf Lifesaving:

  • Surf Lifesaving Association of Great Britain (SLSGB)
  • Surfing England

Founded in 1953, the club was the second to be established in the UK and the birthplace of the Surf Lifesaving Association of GB.

Read more about the history of St Agnes Surf Lifesaving Club >

St Agnes is the largest Surf Lifesaving club in the UK with over 600 members.


Chair – Joel Henthorn
Treasurer – Andy Carter
Secretary – Karen Russell
Membership – Julie Wheeler
Safeguarding – David Houghton
Equipment – Jamie Kent
Beach Lifeguard Coaching & Awards – Paul Mooney
Juniors (School Years 8+)- Andy Carter
Nippers, Sand Crab and Hermits (School Years 1-7) – David Friedericksen
Merchandising – David Houghton
Surf Boat – Lucy Stein
Buildings Maintenance – Gavin Forehead and Adam Hayes