National Geographic : 2000 Aug
people on the beach on a hot day." Founded in 1924, Queenscliff is one of three dozen clubs in Sydney that together perform thousands of res cues each year. Their skills are tested at the Queenscliff Surf Carnival. Teams compete in every thing from surfboard rescues (top) and surfboat rowing (far left) to an event not unlike musical chairs, in which lifesavers race for batons stuck in the sand (left).