In hindsight, this would have been a good article to write before the marathon round at Woronora where the temperatures soared into the high thirties and a number of paddlers struggled with the effects of high exertion in high temperatures. I’m no expert on physiology, so Ive sought information from marathon runners blogs and magazines where the subject has beenRead More →

From July 1, all kayakers need to be wearing a lifejacket at all times. The following advice does not constitute legal advice. The legal references are included below. Read them and refer any questions to Roads and Maritime NSW. Short version… The 100 metre rule is gone. Fines have increased to $250. [updated] The only exception is if you areRead More →

Excerpt from Canoeing South Africa’s newsletter… “Some surfski paddlers maintain that “we” are killing the sport with the new safety measures. I need to point out that the safety measures were introduced and agreed on by the surfski paddlers themselves. All of the paddlers elect a chairman of their club. They then elect a union chairman and a discipline chairman.Read More →