The Benches : Gooch

We interview one of QBC’s most accomplished competitive surfers, Ryan Alagich. Name, Age & current QBC division? Ryan Alagich Age: 52 A Grade. How many years have you been in QBC? Became a member 1984. What’s your best Queeny surfing memory? Best memory would be away trips with the team. What is your favorite QBC […]

Thank you 2023! Love from Gumby.

Back in December 1978, Robert Ironside, Roger Marshall, and a bunch of locals who were obsessed with surfing the unique banks, channels, angles and swell directions of Queenscliff, ran a surfing contest. It was the start of our boardrider’s club, and from all accounts, it was a pretty loose arrangement. But if you look at […]

Hunter and Eli at Aussie Jnrs

Hunter Sutcliffe and Eli Clarke repped for NSW and QBC down at Phillip Island on the weekend in the 2023 Australian Junior Titles.  Both had a good run in the workable (and sometimes pumping) bay of Smiths Beach, surfing in the u14 division. Both surfed their hearts out, with Eli making the 3rd Round, and […]

Surfer’s Rescue 24/7 PLUS TacMed Course presented by Surfing NSW

Surfers Save Lives Every Day Surfers Rescue 24/7 is a free board rescue and CPR course available for all surfers and recreational water users in NSW. The course provides crucial training to assist in an emergency situation and could save a life. Surfing NSW is rolling out courses across the state through community groups and […]

U14’s boys take SurfTag title

In what will go down in the history books as an epic win, the u14 boys have taken the gong in the 2023 Guzman Y Gomez Grommet SurfTag. The team of Luke Silver, Hunter Sutcliffe, Jordi Bray, Eli Clarke and Saxon Goodwin were unbeaten in the comp, gaining momentum throughout in challenging overhead and wind […]

She’s Electric!

Hyundai She’s Electric IS BACK for season 2 and we want to see your boardrider club involved!! Hyundai She’s Electric not only aims to uncover Australia’s best female surfing talent, but to continue pushing female surfing forward. This year, by taking the competition online to allow more women to enter! Dates Entries Open: 9th October […]

Get QBC into the SurfAid Cup!

SurfAid is all about supporting the people in the places we love to go. Their work in Indonesia and Solomon Islands has given a better life to so many people who share their waves and cultures with us when we travel. QBC is raising money to help this work, and if we are able to […]

Join QBC for Make A Wave this September

QBC is proud to be taking on the Make A Wave 30-day surf challenge this September in support of SurfAid, and we want you to join us! Make A Wave takes place every September, uniting surfers around the world to surf for a purpose. The goal is simple: surf every day for 30 days to […]

Repping for your club

There’s a LOT of opportunities coming up to represent yourself and QBC competitively in the next few months. Please have a look at the calendar here. Apart from QBC Comps, we have all the SurfingNSW events, Surftag Series, Kirra Teams, QBC Tag Team, The ABB, The Lifeline Classic and the SurfAid Cup. There’s lots coming […]

Annual QBC Grom Camp @ Tiona Park

Calling all QBC Groms. The annual QBC Grom Camp @ Tiona Holiday Park is on again in 2023. Dates: Saturday 9th & Sunday 10th September (This is the only weekend in the calendar where Tiona could host us, and weekend NSW Surfing appears to have no events planned. So let’s go. Location: Tiona Holiday Park, Pacific […]