As marathon paddlers we spend a lot of time focused on speed and sometimes miss the inherent beauty of the scenery surrounding us, so it was nice to close out the 2017 marathon at Burrill Lake with a social paddle around the lake. I’ll let the pictures speak for themselves.Read More →

This weekend we hit the road and headed down the coast for ‘Lake Lunacy’: Race 11 of the NSW Marathon series, hosted by the Makai paddlers.  Set around beautiful Burrill Lake, this was the final event of the competition, so it would also double as the series’ awards dinner. We couldn’t have asked for a better spot to celebrate makingRead More →

Around 130 paddlers made the long trip north to Teralba for the event, experiencing for themselves what it’s like for the Newcastle, Hunter and Central Coast paddlers to travel to every other event. The course is good. You can certainly feel the bottom drag in some parts, but there’s plenty of room to turn and not choke points on theRead More →

By Peter Faherty Round 7 of the marathon series came with a simple warning “beware the Davistown ferry”.  For the past few weeks there have been rumours of a 3 metre wake, whole divisions disappearing never to been seen again and Steve Dawson surfing the whole way back to shore on the crest of the ferry’s bow wave. The mysteryRead More →