Information for Teams

This page will be regularly updated with new logistical/operational information for Team Managers.



Australian Teams wishing to book transport or freight for their equipment are recommended to use the SLSA Partner DHL.

Web enquiries:

Call centre: 13 14 06 (local call centre) – speak to an Australian representative based in Brisbane.



If you are bringing a shipping container of equipment into Australia, two companies offer a “one stop shop” for customs, inspection, quarantine, and transport from Port Adelaide to Glenelg.

Company Name: Tayper Enterprises Pty Ltd

Company Name: Symons & Clark Transport
Contact: +61 08 8440 4100


All Teams/Individuals wishing to book pre-meet training at the SA Aquatic & Leisure Centre, can do so directly via our Lifesaving World Championships Pre-Meet Training booking page HERE.

Available Training Dates: Thursday 15 November, Monday 19 November, Tuesday 20 November 2018

Times: 9am – 4pm

Availability: 4 lanes per hour (6 individuals per lane)

Cost: Team Lane Booking (1 hour) $50. Individual Lane Booking (1 hour) $10.

All booking queries, should be made via the Lifesaving World Championships Team. Telephone: +61 8 8354 6900. Email:



To all Team Managers of competitors who will enter Ocean events at the Lifesaving World Championships,  please see information HERE.  See a sample medium Lycra vest 37 cm attached Here.  Lycra Vests are not required for IRB racing (teams wear lifejackets) or for MarchPast (traditional dress/t-shirt only).  They are also not required from a safety perspective in the 2km run.



Teams can bring their own helmets and life jackets.  We will have pooled equipment available for use by teams.
Helmets are Predator UNO brand; life jackets are Ultra Rescue PFDs and will be available in standard and short lengths in an assortment of sizes.


Predator UNO Helmet ( White )

One size fits all – Each helmet comes with adjustable internal pads.

A light, tough, versatile helmet for club use. Lycra cap compatible.

    Ultra Rescue Life Jackets

Life Jacket sizes 85-90cm 90-95cm 95-100cm 100-105cm 105-110cm 110-115cm
Standard length XS S M L XL XL
Short length 10 12 14 16 18 18