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WORLD’S OLDEST MESSAGE IN A BOTTLE FOUND NEAR LANCELIN

On Sunday January 21st, 2018, Lancelin resident Tonya Illman came upon a bottle on a beach-side sand dune just north of Wedge Island in Western Australia. It would turn out that this bottle, containing a scrolled note, was tossed overboard from a ship in 1886.  It remained “lost” for 131 years and 223 days. Tonya and her friend Grace Ricciardo were walking back to their vehicle on that Sunday when Tonya… Read More

COLOUR BLAST IS A BIG HIT

More than a thousand people took to the beach this morning for the 3rd Lancelin Colour Blast along the beach and there was not a frown in sight.  People from around the state and overseas headed to the beach in front of the Endeavour Tavern to run or walk to the north point and back, passing through various stations where they were covered in colour powder and foam. The event… Read More

A BRAND NEW SWIM PLATFORM IN THE BAY

In early February, the Lancelin District Community Association decided that the district needed a swim platform in the calm waters of Lancelin Bay.  Less than a month later it was in, much to the delight of both locals and visitors. Use of it is free, BUT you must not moor any heavy watercraft to it, it won’t stand the pressure and there are no mooring hooks.  If you do see… Read More

LANCELIN TRIATHLON 2018

A superb morning greeted the 90+ entrants in today’s Lancelin Triathlon.  Australia’s Attorney General Christian Porter was amongst the many who ran, swam and rode in the event. Own an un-watermarked print of any pic by clicking here – https://www.kymillman.com/product/fine-art-prints/  For results head to http://my1.raceresult.com/90419/?lang=en#0_7BD07D… Read More