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CEOs Invited to Speak at the Launch of CISTA Beijing

In November, STA was honoured to be invited to Beijing to celebrate the launch of the China International Swimming Teachers' Association (CISTA). STA CEO Dave Candler and IFSTA CEO Garry Seghers were also invited to speak at the launch ceremony, which was attended by representatives from Government, dignitaries from the…
Brett Preston
18th November 2016
Member Updates

Update from RLSS Cameroon

By Justin Bakinga, RLSS Cameroon President I have the honour and the pleasure to advise you that the Royal Life Saving Society Cameroon Branch (RLSS Cameroon Branch) is gaining more recognition as the from local governmental authorities as we are working hard to expand our drowning prevention, water safety education,…
Brett Preston
12th August 2015
Advice

Public at Risk This Bank Holiday Weekend Due to Full Moon

On Friday there will be a full moon and and consequent spring tides which will leave the public exposed to stranding around our coastline and strong rip currents this weekend. August is the most popular month for outdoor swimming and aquatic activities prompting Irish Water Safety's appeal to swim at…
Brett Preston
29th July 2015
Advice

Beware of High Tides Caused by the Full Moon

The warm weather has brought many people out to enjoy the seaside and coastal walks, however the CEO of Irish Water Safety, John Leech is warning the public that there is a full moon tomorrow 2nd of July which is causing high spring tides which poses a higher risk of…
Brett Preston
1st July 2015
Member Updates

114 Drowned in 2014, 23 More than 2013

79% were male; six were children aged 14 and under; appeal - "Teach children how to stay safe near water." Today's release by Irish Water Safety of the drowning statistics for 2014 reflects the importance of uninterrupted child supervision and an appeal for people to take training before pursuing aquatic…
Brett Preston
24th June 2015