VALE Russell Morris

The sport of water skiing has lost a great man who participated in water skiing for many years in an administrative and competitive roll, Russell Morris will be remembered by many water skiers throughout the World of Water Skiing. His involvement commenced as a skier with the Geelong Water Ski Club in the 1960’s and a […]

Vale Kreg Llewellyn

Kreg Llewellan was a unique legionary water skier who accomplished recognition over the many seasons with a talent that could do and achieve the impossible on the water, water skiing. This legendary Canadian skier, won the first Wakeboard World Championship, and in the 1980’s and 1990’s became famous for his incredible natural balance making Kreg […]

Towing Hand Signals

Communicating and Hand Signal for towed sports The need for driver, observer and rider communication is the most important thing to understand before you even step near the water. There are many hand signals that you need to know as you venture further into your sport, but the four cornerstones are: Faster – thumb up […]

Holiday Tips

To ensure you all have the best possible boating and  skiing  this  season , it is most important to do a SAFETY CHECK.  Be prepared before you leave shore. P.F.D. ‘s   on all recreational vessels at all times. (1)  Regulations to be observed . (2)  Carry safety equipment at all times according to regulations. (3 […]

Summer is fast approaching

Summer is fast approaching and the holiday season will see lots of water skiing and boating activities The Victorian Water Ski Association recommends that boat owners be aware of all boating regulations for Victorian Waters and New South Wales waters in particular the Murray River Recreational Water skiers and boat owners be aware of all […]

Water Safety

SAFETY Friendly reminder from Victorian Water Ski Association Maritime Safety Victoria is warning boaters and skiers to be on the lookout for hazards when enjoying inland waters activities. Following a very dry year water levels are low in many of the State’s inland waters. Please be aware of  changes to permitted speed on some waterways when […]

Andy Mapple – VALE

Victorian Water Ski Association & Moomba Masters Mourns the passing of one of its greatest champions ANDY MAPPLE Thank you Andy for all the wonderful moments of water skiing viewing you gave to the thousands of spectators watching you from the banks of the Yarra River, Melbourne, Australia.  Great sportsman and ambassador of water skiing. […]

Patti Stokes – VALE

It is with deep sadness I advise of the passing of Patti Stokes Deepest Sympathies are extended to the family Noel(Dec)  Gregory , Robyn, David, & Ray (Dec) Patti & Noel Stokes were well known to the water skiing fraternity in Australia & Overseas , and have hosted many International skiers. Both of them, with […]