At the risk of giving away a few secrets, here’s a map showing the different paths you might choose depending on the tide. You can select different courses on the map to see which one suits the conditions on the day. It’s worth noting that the low tide course is around 100 metres shorter, which is around 30 seconds forRead More →

A high tide makes all the difference when it comes to choosing a course across the open water between the island turn and the low road bridge. The shortest path will always be a direct line, but beware the shallows once you leave the channel. In lower water levels, the bottom suck will scrub away your speed and leave youRead More →

By Peter Faherty Last weekend saw our paddlers heading north of Sydney to Tacoma for Round 3 of the PNSW marathon series, hosted by Central Coast Paddlers.  After hosting our own race at Woronora the previous weekend and missing a few key regulars, it was great to see so many of the SSCC paddlers back that success up and hitRead More →

What another wonderful Wonnie Marathon day yesterday! We had 31 members paddling yesterday, which Bert tells me is a club record, and I reckon we had at least as many volunteers also helping out. It was  a great club day where we really showed off our strong club spirit. Thanks to Frank, Carl and Mick, we have some other fantasticRead More →

John Mollard managed to get a picture of Chief Parking Officer Bert Laurendet working hard on marathon day. It seems as though he had everything under control Then again… maybe not… as he got very comfortable & may have had a short nap before his race.Read More →

Roving reporter Janet Small has filed this report from the Tingara Challenge. On Saturday, Lis and I paddled in the 2019 Tingira Challenge harbour race, hosted by Shark Island Paddlers.  It was Lis’ first paddle on Sydney Harbour and my first ski race.  We called our team, “The Boost Bitches”. Earlier in the week, we had a test paddle inRead More →

A good turnout for round three of the time trial with a surprising number of paddlers turning in personal best times despite a low tide. Lachlan continues his run of wins in the junior series but Carl is emerging as contender to be watched over the next few rounds. Junior Results Junior Series Results In the open series, there wasRead More →