The final time trial of the 2019 season was held on Sunday with a massive turnout of paddlers. Twenty six boats, including four paddlers who haven’t previously braved the time trial and three vet-junior combinations. With it’s Hawkesbury Handicap theme, the Morison Cup is a time keepers nightmare at the best of time as paddlers scheme and plot to takeRead More →

We were treated to a masterful piece of misdirection on Sunday when Kim and Jenny borrowed the Hobbit’s SuperSonic and went for a test paddle around the inlet. Just as they did in their canoe, they managed to bounce off both sides of the inlet with paddlers on the shore commenting that evern without the canoe, they seemed to findRead More →

by Ian McGuinness Sue and I had not considered paddling the Myall at any point during the year, with our last race being the Marathon at Windsor in early August.After several failed attempts to sell our beloved SLR2, we decided to take it off the market and a last minute decision saw us register for the 27km race. As weRead More →

By Jeff Buchan Before registering for this paddle a quick check of tidal flow has always been a good idea. It may help in deciding the distance you want to cover and your preferred starting time. We opted for the 9am start over the earlier 8am start as we felt the tide may be of some assistance and, for someRead More →

By Mark Sundin A concerned call to The Don on Friday night sparked by a forecast gale was met with a stern ‘it’ll be right’, as my double partner Axe and I debated whether to get on the cans or remain committed to our strict pre-race regimen. ‘It’ll be right’ from someone in a position of authority in a peakRead More →

I was wondering if anybody was going to turn up for round 8 of the time trial with winds on Saturday gusting to 100kph south of Sydney. But I shouldn’t have worried. It did however mean that there were no personal best times recorded for the day. The next race will be held on October 13th. Junior Series Lachlan continuedRead More →