HCC Archives 1977
1977 was the first year for the Hawkesbury Canoe Classic. Back then, it was run by Outward Bound and raised funds ($10,000) for Multiple Sclerosis. 120 Canoes and Kayaks entered. The fastest time of 9 hours 13 minutes 45 seconds would go to the Mark and Michael Coulter in the Open K2 class. Peter Mahler finished the race in a C1 kneeler in 14 hours 50 minutes and 17 seconds.