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  • MSWA 2014 LiveLighter State Championship

    The MSWA State Championship was held at Challenge Stadium on 24/25 May. Nine intrepid Seahorses attended. This is their story. Thanks to Jeannie, Julie and Yvette for story and photos....
  • Bunnings Sausage Sizzle 11 May 2014

    On Mothers' Day this year, the club held its annual sausage sizzle fund raiser at Bunnings in Cannington. The story and photos can be found in the report here....
  • Vale Janice Twartz

    Janice Twartz, a long-standing club member, passed away on 3rd February 2014. Pauline Murphy has prepared this moving tribute to Janice which you can read here....
  • Melville 2014 LiveLIghter Club Challenge

    Somerset attended this Carnival on Sunday 6th April, 2014. Read all about it here....
  • Coogee Beach Open Water Swim 22 March 2014

    Jereny Allen has written a great story about this swim and there are loads of photos. Here it is....
  • Rottnest Channel Swim 2014

    Cogratulations to our new Somerset Legends: Trent, Shelley and Tom We have a roundup of news and photos from various club members and are looking for more, so if you have news and/or photos please send them to publicityofficer@somersetmasters.org.au Rea...
  • Bruce Layman Ironman 2013

    Bruce Layman competed in the Western Australian Ironman on December 8 2013. This is his story...
  • Morning Crew Christmas Breakfast 2013

    On Tuesday 17th December 2013, the Morning Crew past and present got together at the Bella Rosa for their Christmas celebration and to farewell Julie O'Loughlin as the morning coach. Yvette Ballard took some great photos which can be seen here....
  • 2013 Christmas Party and Awards Presentations

    On Sunday 15th December the Club held its Annual Christmas Party and Awards Presentations. The morning commenced with some fun swims ably arranged and managed by Vice President Mike Millard and his two co-conspirators, Daniel and Georgie Millard. This tur...
  • Club Champion Award 2013

    This award compiles results from Carnival swims, OW Swims and State and National records. News Flash! The results are in................. congratulations go to Pauline Murphy and Chi To Kwok (George) who are your new “Club Champions” for 2013. The f...
  • Cocos Island Lagoon Swim 2013

    The Cocos Island Lagoon Swim was held on 16 November 2013 and a group of five Seahorses went up for the swim and a holiday. Murray gave us a great story which you can read here Julie, Ellen and Yvette also swam, went to Christmnas Island too and generall...
  • Fremantle Masters & Bay View Saints LiveLighter Club Challenge

    This event was held on Sunday 20th October at St Hilda's School pool in Mosman Park. Here is the story and the photos....
  • Stadium Snappers Live Lighter Club Challenge

    This Carnival took place at Challenge Stadium on Sunday 22nd September. Read about Somerset's success here...
  • Western Australian Eye Protection Study

    The Lions Eye Institute is currently working on a study looking at sun exposure and eye health. Of particular interest to swimmers, they are examining the effects of protective eye wear, such as sunglasses and goggles, on eye health.They are looking to re...
  • Somerset's novelist - Tony Casella

    You may have swum with him, but did you know that Tony Casella was a published author of some renown? We found out when he donated a signed copy of his latest novel to our raffle at the 1500m carnival recently, so he was pestered for details which he has...
  • Somerset Masters 1500m Event Sunday, 4th August, 2013

    We had a wonderful morning on August 4th. The sun shone, the pool sparkled, long swims were swum, aerobic points were gathered and records were broken. Read all about it here...
  • Mandurah Live Lighter Club Challenge

    This carnival was held on 23rd June 2013. As usual, a bunch of Seahorses travelled down to Mandurah, and as usual a great time was had by all. Read the story and see the pics here...
  • Somerset wins the 2012 State Endurance1000 Trophy

    Somerset is the inaugural winner of the State Endurance1000 Trophy which has replaced the State Aerobics Trophy. After a short 2 year break as the top aerobics club in the state, we have once again achieved this title. We were 6th nationally. Congratula...
  • 2013 State Championships

    The 2013 Masters Swimming WA LiveLighter State Championships were held on 25-26 May at Challenge Stadium. Nine Somerset Seahorses represented the club. Read the story and see the photos here. Yvette Ballard was also snapping away in the spaces between a...
  • Sausage Sizzle 18th May 2013

     This year, as we did last year, Somerset ran a sausage sizzle outside Bunning’s Cannington store as a fund raiser. Using some of the knowledge we gained last year, we  served sizzling sausages on bread rolls with onions and sauce all day, and made a ...