Let me start by saying that there will be no handicap changes from Time Trial round 5. The results were so far from the norm that my computer would need an upgrade to calculate the adjustments. Why? Well there was a bit of drama out on the course with two distinguished gentlemen taking unplanned swim after the bloke inRead More →

Kevin Nettle posted the best improvement of the day. Bert and Rod got hooked by a fisherman. Gareth tried out the club’s new K1. Bob pushed Gareth home in the double ski. Lachlan won both the junior and open races to earn himself a new handicap. And Steve ran out of time to do a big write-up. Junior Results JuniorRead More →

Shrouded in smoke from an out of control bush fire which was raging from Casula to Illawong, 15 intrepid paddlers took to the water to contest round three of the 2018 time trial series and test the abilities of the new time keepers apprentice, club president, John Denyer. John reports that despite a high tide the wind gusts that wereRead More →

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 →

In the first round, the drama was provided by the weather gods with wind, waves, and tide conspiring to make life hard for competitors and officials alike. We could only hope that the sacrificial offering of Lis O’Farrell’s Apple Watch to the god of the river would appease the angry spirits of the water before round two. The round oneRead More →