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  • 2013 National Championships Sydney

    The Australian Masters National Championships were held on 17 - 20 April at Olympic Park in Sydney. Somerset was represented by Helen Urquhart and Eunice Chellew. Eunice put together this report for us: ...
  • Melville Live Lighter Club Challenge 7 April 2013

    The 2013 Melville Carnival was a great success for Somerset Seahorses. You can read about it here. Prior to the Carnival, a dinner was held on Thursday 4th April at the Balmoral Hotel in Victoria Park. We also farewelled our President Peter Houwen, who i...
  • 2013 HBF Masters State Open Water Swim Coogee Beach 24th March

    Somerset organises this event every year for Masters Swimming WA. It is one of the major fund raising activities of the Club. As always, this year it was a highly successful event, with participation from 235 Masters swimmers representing 12 clubs. Stephe...
  • Masters Swimming Western Australia 2012 Be Active Club Challenge Awards

    These awards were presented at the February Council of Clubs meeting. Somerset was awarded the Kay Cox Award, Improvement Factor - Runner Up. This award is based on the number of Somerset swimmers at BACC events, points scored by them and the total numbe...
  • Busselton Jetty Swim 2013

    Lots of Seahorses went to Busselton for the annual Jetty swim. Read the story and see the photos here....
  • Rottnest Channel Swim 2013

    Ever wondered what its like to be on the beach at the start of the Rottnest Channel Swim? A number of Somerset Seahorses were there this year, as well as our competitors, and they sent us stories and pictures. It was stirring as you will see here. Peter ...
  • Murray's Blog

    Murray Corp is a witty and prolific writer. Read all the latest from your favourite swimming correspondent: Murray swam in the Swim Thru Rottnest on 7 December 2013. Here Murray swam and ran in the 2013 Anaconda Adventure Race in Augusta on 3 November ...
  • SunSmart IRONMAN Western Australia December 9, 2012

    This iconic event takes place in Busselton. This year, three Seahorses, Roberta Richardson, Michelle Loftus and Bruce Layman, took part and completed the course. Amazing achievement! Bruce Layman completed the course in 10 hours 34 minutes and 11 seconds...
  • Annual Awards Presentations 16 December 2013

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  • Afternoon Bowls Soiree, Sunday 25 November 2012

    Not much text - lots of photos. Here...
  • Cocos Island 2013

    The Cocos Island Lagoon swim is held in November and a small group of Somerset Seahorses have booked and/or shown interest in hot-footing it up to Cocos Islands for the 8km swim. To date, Murray and Sue Corp, Liz O’Neill and her husband, Julie O’Lough...
  • Anaconda Adventure Race

    Anaconda Adventure Race National Series in Augusta.  Saturday November 3rd and Sunday November 4th, 2012 According to their website, this is the World's largest adventure race. There are three events over the course of the weekend: ·       The A...
  • Homecoming lunch with Jude

    On Sunday 14 October, a group of Seahorses had lunch with Jude Crawford to welcome her back from her travels. Read about it and look at the photos here....
  • Fremantle Carnival 21 October 2012

    I wasn't there to see it but I believe a very happy and successful time was had by Seahorses at the recent Fremantle Carnival. Thanks to Jeremy and Murray we have a report and photos. Read all about it and see the pics here....
  • Stadium Snappers Be Active Club Challenge

    This event was held on Sunday 2nd September, 2012 in a short course at Challenge Stadium. Read about Somerset's competition here...
  • Golden Groper State Relay Carnival

    This event was held on 12th August 2010 and Somerset were there - what we lacked in numbers we made up for in enthusiasm. Read the story and see the pictures here....
  • Our Own Olympians!

    Did you know that Somerset Masters has two Olympians as members? Rene Hardenbol and Mandy Maywood have both represented their country at Paralympic Games with considerable success and have been awarded the Medal of the Order of Australia for their efforts...
  • Somerset 2012 1500m Swim

    5th August was a sunny winter's day, and Somerset pool was at its best for our annual 1500m swim. Masters' swimmers from all over Perth took part to complete a 1500m swim, maybe break a state record, and definitely bring home some aerobic points for thei...
  • Club First Aid Kit

    A new first aid bag has been purchased for the club and is on the table so everyone can access it. It is portable and can be taken away for events or even training as long as someone takes responsibility for it and returns it to the club. Feel free to...
  • Mandurah BACC 2012

    On Sunday 24th June we had a glorious day and a glorious win at the Mandurah carnival. Read all about it here.  ...