The WORST Episodes of Blue Water High
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Sep 17, 2021
Seven 15 year-old surfers have been selected from around Australia and overseas to take part in an intensive 12 month residential school program at Blue Water High. At the beachside school they join other pupils in a normal year's academic work as well as receiving special coaching in surfing. At the end of the year, two of the seven will qualify to surf the pro-circuit and win a three-year sponsorship contract. The series is a race into the finals for the wild card, a race to get through the year, and a race to grow up. The seven teens, forced to live, study and train together at the same time become best friends and greatest competitors.
#1 - Episode 2.03
Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired Jul 12, 2006
The Solar Blue girls are flattered by the instant attention they receive from the boys at Blue Water High on their first day. But the accidental discovery of a blog site reveals there's more to it than they could ever have anticipated. Fly is concerned Heath is taking his new job too seriously.
#2 - Episode 2.04
Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired Jul 19, 2006
Rachel and Corey's different approaches to life (science vs nature) clash head on. Neither is prepared to budge but in attempting to prove he's right. Heath turns over the responsibity of assigning house chores to the group. Corey makes a near fatal error of judgement.
#3 - Episode 3.03
Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired Apr 17, 2008
As the excitement of moving into Solar Blue slowly fades, reality sets in for Loren. She can't stop comparing herself unfavourably to her team-mates. Firstly it's Bridget, who is super-organised and with the perfect wardrobe to match. Then there's Cassie — nothing intimidates her — not even a blue tongue lizard under the bed. Adam's sense of calm, Charley's belief in himself and Guy's totally unflustered approach to everything. And her real insecurities begin to come out when she starts to compare her surfing skills. Garry arrives for his first week of training. In order to get to know the kids he pushes them to the limits in his preliminary sessions. Loren immediately begins to freak out. Garry not only forgets her name — but singles her out at the end of the session to discuss her posture. Loren's confidence collapses; she feels that he doesn't think that she will ever make it to the pro-circuit. When Loren skips a group trip to the movies, Bec, after some delicate questioning, discovers that Loren doesn't think she'll last long at the Academy. Bec issues Loren with a challenge — one that Loren reluctantly agrees to. There's an afternoon surfing comp coming up with some of the Blue Water locals. As there will be three independent judges doing the scoring, Bec thinks it will be a great way for Loren to get an objective comparison of herself with the other girls. Loren remains convinced she has no way of winning. When her heat begins, her fear is forgotten. Loren surfs well, milking the waves and having fun. After the first two heats, the Solar Blue kids are way ahead. Garry is a bit disappointed at the lack of competition and decides that the final round points will count to the end-of-year scores: three points for first place, two for second and one for third. Loren's convinced she'll be going home so she tries for one last big ride at Blue Water Beach. She heads out the back looking for the biggest and best wave, but in doing so she loses preciou
#4 - Episode 3.22
Season 3 - Episode 22 - Aired Aug 28, 2008
When Garry organises an adventure training camp for the kids, Cassie sees a whole new side to Adam. As they pile out of the Kombi, they're introduced to Dan, their instructor for the weekend. Tanned, fit and according to the girls, a "whole lot cuter" than expected, his idea of training is to shake people out of their comfort zones. Adam, however, immediately dislikes him. Feeling that Dan is showing unnecessarily close attention to Cassie he becomes jealous and disagreeable. He's especially infuriated when it seems that Dan assumes the mantle of 'hero' after rescuing Cassie when one of their training exercises goes wrong. This adventure will really test whether his and Cassie's relationship has a future.
#5 - Episode 2.02
Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired Jul 5, 2006
Amy decides a boat trip to an island is just the thing for the new contenders to get to know each other. The day turns on its head though when Mike's attempt to create a surprise for Brooke almost leads to disaster. Bec's impending departure creates a job opening and Fly knows the perfect candidate.
#6 - Episode 2.07
Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Aug 9, 2006
There's no surf so the Solar Blue kids decide to go abseiling. Preoccupied with her feelings for Mike, Rachel's emotions get the better of her and she learns some painful lessons. Fly competes in her first competition on the pro tour.
#7 - Episode 2.10
Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Aug 30, 2006
While at a surf club dance Mike reveals he can't dance. The next day in class the team are given an assignment on "the psychology of learning", where they must observe the process of someone learning a new skill. Much to Mike's dismay the team decides that they will teach him to dance for their assignment. It's a gradual process of improvement as Brooke and Mike practise the hardest dance of all; the tango. Simmo decides to challenge the kids' complacency by entering them in to a surf ski competition.
#8 - Episode 2.16
Season 2 - Episode 16 - Aired Oct 11, 2006
Amy gets a big surprise when her wealthy parents, Ray and Linda, arrive from the Gold Coast for a surprise visit. Eric lets it slip to Amy that his birthday is coming up on Saturday. Amy, being a party girl, does not intend to let this go by and organises a surprise birthday lunch. On the morning of the surprise party Ray and Linda have a surprise for Eric and whisk him and Amy away on a seaplane flight. Unfortunately the plane has mechanical problems and the group are delayed in their return.
#9 - Episode 2.18
Season 2 - Episode 18 - Aired Oct 25, 2006
Brooke should be feeling like she is on top of the world - school is going well and she's surfing better than ever. However, a recurring thought has been niggling at the back of her mind. Brooke realises she is constantly thinking about Mike. When everyone pairs up for a mixed doubles surfing event and Mike chooses Rachel as his partner, Brooke's thoughts run away from her and she begins to believe that Mike and Rachel have feelings for each other.
#10 - Episode 2.24
Season 2 - Episode 24 - Aired Dec 6, 2006
Amy and Eric's relationship is in a rut. When hot young surfer Connor Davies drops by to give the team a few tips, Amy soon realises she has feelings for him. Is this the end for Eric and Amy?
#11 - Episode 3.13
Season 3 - Episode 13 - Aired Jun 26, 2008
t's the halfway point at Solar Blue and all the kids are on track for qualifying for the end of year surf-off. Angus arrives with the prototype of a new surfboard. Solar Blue needs to make a commercial contribution to the parent company, Matsusito, and Angus wants the kids to promote the new board. They're told that they must use it in the next comp, but their first practice session is a disaster. Not only is the board too light, it's seriously unstable and they all have trouble just staying upright. But with the CEO of Matsusito coming to watch the competition, Angus is adamant that they must persist with the new boards — and win! With the future of the Academy at stake, the kids feel that they have no choice but to try and make the best of it. After a disastrous first round, Cassie decides that promoting a product that is no good, just isn't worth it. She convinces the rest of the kids to use their own boards; if this is their last surf for Solar Blue, then they may as well look good! With a renewed sense of conviction, the team blow the competition out of the water. But will Matsusito allow the Academy to remain open?
#12 - Episode 3.16
Season 3 - Episode 16 - Aired Jul 17, 2008
According to Charley, everyone has their weird side, even though they might seem 'normal' on the outside. As the kids enjoy a day of surfing, Bernie, an elderly man, watches them from the beach. Back at the house, Charley reads about an old woman, Rosemary Wilson, who's gone missing. According to the pamphlet, she was one of the first women surfers in the area and won the inaugural Blue Water Beach Women's comp back in 1955. During their various training sessions, Charley notices that Bernie is taking an unnatural interest in their activities. Realising this is not 'normal', he confronts the man, only to be asked to spread the ashes of his dearest friend — the recently deceased, 'Rosie' — in the ocean. Perturbed and assuming that 'Rosie' is the missing elderly woman, Charley and Bec take the ashes to the police, but are told that the old lady has actually been found. So whose ashes has Charley been given?
#13 - Episode 3.17
Season 3 - Episode 17 - Aired Jul 24, 2008
Bridget's delighted by the unexpected arrival of her older brother, James. He's on a mercy mission: their younger brother Ben has broken his ankle, and he needs Bridget to replace him in a skateboarding event being held just near Blue Water Beach. Eager to help her brothers win the race, Bridget tries to convince Bec and Garry that skateboarding is perfectly safe and that there's little risk of injury. James can see this strategy isn't working and secretly tells Bec and Garry that he's hatched a fake plot to get his whole family together for their mother's birthday. Meanwhile, Charley and Guy come home to find two of James's spare skateboards against the wall of the house. Assuming they've been left there for some 'dry land' practice, they take them out for a spin, with disastrous results. Out of control, they skate down the street and crash into a garage sale, creating havoc.
#14 - Episode 3.20
Season 3 - Episode 20 - Aired Aug 24, 2008
Guy completely loses his focus when he meets Natalie, the girl of his dreams. Having done his best to avoid any distractions during the year, Guy's best intentions are suddenly overturned when he is instantly smitten with her. Within days he's learning French and feigning a deep interest in wetland conservation in order to do whatever it takes to impress Natalie. But these distractions soon take his attention away from his obligations to Solar Blue and he fails to put in the required training for an approaching comp. As a result, Guy's poor performance leads Solar Blue to place second and causes a sponsorship deal with their parent company to be cancelled. Knowing he has let everyone down, Guy feels embarrassed and humiliated. But his luck turns — the local newspaper features a photo of Guy, dressed in his Solar Blue t-shirt and taken while he was helping Natalie in her conservation campaign. The parent company is delighted with the positive publicity and comes through with the sponsorship after all. Back on a high, Guy builds up the courage to ask Natalie to the school dance only to find that she already has a boyfriend. The news devastates Guy at first but then he realises he has no alternative but to accept his fate. He determines to put love to one side and go back to focus on his surfing.
#15 - Episode 3.25
Season 3 - Episode 25 - Aired Sep 18, 2008
When Cassie feels that Garry is singling out Loren for special attention, she suspects an ulterior motive. Unnoticed by the other housemates, the extra pointers and private sessions with Garry start to grate with Cassie. She feels that favoritism is playing a big part in the week leading up to competition day. Her suspicions are confirmed when she overhears Loren talking to Bec and Garry in the office and it seems unmistakeable that Loren has been pre-determined to win. Cassie is shocked. At Loren's birthday dinner she explodes, accusing Bec, Garry and Loren of cheating. The other housemates are startled by her outburst and Cassie concludes that if the competition is already decided, then she might as well leave the academy before the final surf-off. Eventually the truth of the situation emerges, but not without some negative effects - the major one being whether Cassie's friendship with Loren has been irretrievably damaged by the experience.
#16 - Winners and Losers
Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired May 18, 2005
Anna's feeling the pressure and challenges Joe to a surf-off; if he wins, she'll leave. Despite the treacherous conditions, Anna surfs like a champion. She wins the respect of her team-mates, and Bec is grudging approval.
#17 - Episode 2.05
Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired Jul 26, 2006
Brooke helps out her cousin by taking her place in a body-board competition, the only problem is she has to go behind Simmo's back. Meanwhile, Amy comes to Eric's rescue when he is finding it hard to talk to girls and Heath is worried he may have put himself out of a job by teaching his charges too well.
#18 - Episode 2.06
Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Aug 2, 2006
Fly learns the hard way about the true meaning of leadership while Heath almost blows his chances of getting the dream job he's been hoping for. Jilly returns.
#19 - Episode 2.08
Season 2 - Episode 8 - Aired Aug 16, 2006
Eric is on a high when a surfing magazine pays him big bucks to publish his photo. But disaster strikes when he loses his expensive new board and can't seem to make headway with Amy.
#20 - Episode 2.12
Season 2 - Episode 12 - Aired Sep 13, 2006
Brooke and Mike have been an item for exactly two weeks and three days. Unfortunately, thoughts of Mike become a huge distraction and Brooke's surfing is suffering. Something's got to give. Will Brooke lose the boy she loves in order to follow her dream? Meanwhile a young grommet from school, Nell, becomes obsessed with Amy.
#21 - Episode 2.14
Season 2 - Episode 14 - Aired Sep 27, 2006
Eric and Amy's relationship is on the rocks. Amy feels Eric is taking her for granted and suggests their relationship should be more casual. There is a special ball coming up on the weekend and Simmo reveals a magazine will be sending a photographer to do a fashion shoot with the Solar Blue team before the event.
#22 - Episode 2.20
Season 2 - Episode 20 - Aired Nov 8, 2006
It's only eight weeks until the final surf-off and Rachel's peaking. She's totally focused and surfing up a storm. Just when everything seems perfect, Rachel's brother Jay arrives with some bad news. The family business is struggling and they need her help. In a shocking decision, Rachel decides to quit Solar Blue. A reporter arrives to follow two of the Solar Blue surfers for the day.
#23 - Episode 2.21
Season 2 - Episode 21 - Aired Nov 15, 2006
For the first time in the year Eric takes a long hard look at Corey and Mike - his competition - and realises that he may not be able to beat them and suffers a major crisis in confidence. Will he be able to get his attitude back on track?
#24 - Episode 2.22
Season 2 - Episode 22 - Aired Nov 22, 2006
While the rest of the team trains down the South Coast, Eric and Brooke remain at home to complete assignments for school. Eric convinces Brooke to take a short break and go for a surf with him. Unfortunately, she wipes out badly and ends up with a sore back. Attempting to keep the injury a secret from Simmo she struggles through training. It's only six weeks out from the final surf-off and she doesn't want to throw away her big chance. Will her injury take her out of the competition for good?
#25 - Episode 2.23
Season 2 - Episode 23 - Aired Nov 29, 2006
Corey is on a high when he passes school with flying colours and there's nothing standing between him and the Solar Blue final. Later that day at school he is caught in the middle of a flour bomb fight and in a moment of recklessness he throws a flour bomb that hits the wrong person. Corey is immediately suspended from school which immediately disqualifies him from the surf-off. With a little help from his friends and some fast-talking from Amy he's given one last chance to have the suspension lifted.