PaddleNSW have introduced a new registration system for the 2018 season. They’ve adopted WebScorer, the same system that we use at SSCC for our time trials. The new system means that the links we used to find the race calendar and registration in previous years have changed, so here’s a quick guide to the WebScorer system. One way to findRead More →

Kick the boat along the water with your feet. – it’s easy to underestimate leg drive. When done properly, you should feel as if you are kicking the boat along the water with the soles of your feet. – The main reason is that the tension created by your leg is transferring the leverage from your stroke through a tensionedRead More →

Training routes all title distances are return loops. Race paddlers should assume 8-10.5kmph Woronora to Alford’s Point Bridge 20km This route is generally considered to be club standard for marathon and Hawkesbury paddlers. From the club or boat ramp follow the Woronora River to the George’s and turn left at Como. Continue past Oatley, through the marina at Lugarno, thenRead More →

So your split paddle is stuck fast and wont come apart? It seems to happen about once a year that I end up with a split paddle that can’t be separated. In most cases, you can separate the two halves with a bit of judiciously apply muscle. Sometimes soaking the joint for a few hours can dissolve the salt thatRead 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 →