Highlights

Nymboida Canoe Centre - Adventure Festival - 30 & 31 August

 “NYMBOIDA ADVENTURE FESTIVAL” involves many recreational activities on & off water for all ages and skill levels, with the involvement and support of many other community groups within the Clarence Valley promoting sustaintability and a healthy lifestyle.  Starting at 10am on the Saturday and finish after lunch on the Sunday.

Nymboida Canoe Centre - Courses for Guides and Instructors

New Courses for Guides/Instructors are planned for 26 & 27 July and 2 & 3  August: They will be run under the Nymboida Canoe Centre and using the very exoerienced AC Instructor/Assessor Phil Benfield. For further details and to register please email rescue3trainingatgmail [dot] com or phone 0418 876 562

 

Done and Dusted: Flatwater Guide/Instructor Training Course - Sydney June 28 & 29 - Penrith

Fourteen brave paddlers faced the cold windy weather at Penrith on the weekend. What a great bunch of people with four already completing their assessment for Instructor Awards and the rest well on the way.  They came from the RAAF base at Richmond, the South Coast Safaris.

Winners announced in PaddleNSW Membership Draw

Every PaddleNSW Member who renewed their membership for 2014/15 during the month of June had a chance to win an early-bird prize. 505 members renewed (approx one-third of our total State Membership), and their names were placed in a barrel with a number of prizes drawn randomly:

Lawrence ends drought to win C1 gold in Prague

Sydney's Rosalyn Lawrence has won gold in in the C1W final at the third ICF canoe slalom World Cup in Prague.

It was Lawrence’s fourth C1 World Cup triumph of her career, her first since she won in 2012 at Cardiff and she was clearly delighted to be back on top.

The against-the-odds story of London Olympian Jo Brigden-Jones

It was just over one year ago Mona Vale Olympian Jo Brigden-Jones awoke in a hospital bed with the likely expectation from most that she would be full of questions about her future.

Botany Bay, Georges River and Port Hacking Draft Regional Boating Plan

The Draft Botany Bay, Georges River and Port Hacking Regional Boating Plan is now available on line at http://www.transport.nsw.gov.au/content/nsw-regional-boating-plans.

Tweed and Clarence Valley Draft Regional Boating Plan

The Tweed and Clarence Valley draft regional boating plan has been circulate for review and comment.

Thermal imaging shows the way to a safer Sydney Harbour

Sydney sailors will be happy to know that Harbour City Ferries has equipped its entire fleet with FLIR M320L thermal imaging cameras to further improve safety on the waters of Sydney. Sydney’s ferries have been servicing Sydney Harbour for more than 135 years.

Angus Thompson announced to Youth Olympic Team

Angus Thompson has been announced as the sole Australian representative on the 2014 Australian Youth Olympic Team to compete in Nanjing.