Congratulations to this years Hawkesbury straight jacket award winners. The straight jacket awards are presented to paddlers who have completed a number of Hawkesbury Classics. This year Tam Fook Chee achieved 10 and David Little reached 5. Well done guys.Read More →

We don’t want to spoil the surprise before the Xmas Party on December 2, so there won’t be any series results released until December 3. What I can tell you is that there were PBs galore on the deep water of a high tide. The best PB of the day went to Jaki who also takes the award for theRead More →

The Hawkesbury Race(aka The Archibald Prize) When Greg raised the possibility of paddling as a double in the Hawkesbury Classic many months ago now, it was an offer I took up freely. Having completed the race with Sue more than 10 years ago, time had a way of making me forget what was actually involved. The Hawkesbury is not justRead More →

“Yes it’s called the Clarence 100, but that’s not to say it’s 100 kilometres. It’s just kind of 100” – Ben Sullivan, race organiser. The Clarence 100 started in 2015 with a group of friends getting together to paddle 100 kilometres from Copmanhurst to Yamba on the Clarence River in Northern NSW. In 2016 they opened it up as aRead More →