- Newport had five surfboat crews start at Bilgola on 2 November, the first boat carnival of the season.
- The open men’s crew, Hellfish started their season with a win, knocking off the current Aussie champs, Dee Why.
- The u23 girls, Thunder, started the season where they left the last, with a win. They also doubled up and won the open women’s division.
- Newport hosted the second round of the SNB surfboat series on November 16th (we will have a report on this soon).
Open Men Warming Up
Open Women – Jacksons
Reserve Women – Nudibranchs
U23 Men – White Tips
U23 Women – Thunder