The Inaugural Dolls Point Paddlers 20 Groynes Race was held last Saturday in beautiful conditions.For those who haven’t caught up with what the 20 Groynes was all about, the race was a 6 hour event following a 4 km course from the beach at Dolls Point to the turnaround point at Ramsgate Baths to see how many laps could beRead More →

Retired teacher Jeff Buchan apparently taught maths, but may have wished it was marine biology so that he could correctly identify the unknown fin spotted near his ski on Botany Bay the other night.   This is probably what it looked like through Jeff’s dilated eyes…   We’ve done our research and the experts have determined that it was “probablyRead More →

Some days, it’s serene and peaceful on Botany Bay where the Dolls Point Paddlers arm of Sutherland Shire Canoe Club practice the dark arts of surfski paddling. But sometimes, when the weather gods frown down on the peaceful waters, a few hardy paddlers tighten up their lifejackets, shove a couple of emergency flares into their budgie smugglers, and line upRead More →

Dolls Point Paddlers started in 2012 from a few ski paddlers doing early morning runs across Botany Bay from Cooks River. It has grown into a vibrant Thursday night paddle which ranges from dead calm to roaring downwinders across Botany Bay. Along the way, we’ve learned, we’ve laughed, and sometimes surprised ourselves. Here’s a few photos from the last yearRead More →