Paddle NSW News

Submitted by PeterT on Wed, 17/12/2014 - 16:58
Merry Christmas from PaddleNSW

2014 has certainly been a busy, exciting and positive year for PaddleNSW. A few highlights include:

  • Launch and release of the PaddleSafe App
  • Hugely-successful Myall Classic raising almost $6,000 for charity
  • Hosting numerous National Champs and conducting our own... read more
Submitted by PeterT on Wed, 17/12/2014 - 16:51
A classic 20 Beaches Classic

After months of preparation for the event mother nature posed the organisers a tough question. In the face of a destructive Easterly crashing against the Northern Beaches and closing them, what should the course be? There were hopes of a start from Fisherman’s Beach but then if a paddler had to... read more

Submitted by PeterT on Fri, 12/12/2014 - 15:50
Sydney Instructors and Coaches required

The Watson’s Bay Pilot Station in Sydney Harbour has been given new life as the Boating Safety Education Centre. PaddleNSW is one of five NFP Organisations commissioned to deliver safety courses from the Centre. This is a wonderful opportunity for PaddleNSW, its Clubs and Paddlesports to take... read more

Submitted by Gaye Hatfield on Mon, 08/12/2014 - 17:53
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Submitted by PeterT on Mon, 08/12/2014 - 13:11

Lane Cove marathon paddler Angie Lees has unofficially broken the record for longest distance paddled in 24hrs on flat water. This was achieved in horrendous conditions on the Molonglo River at BGCC headquarters alongside the annual 24hr relay marathon.
She broke the... read more

Submitted by PeterT on Fri, 28/11/2014 - 14:35
20 BEACHES AND WORLD CHAMPS SELECTIONS

So the 20 Beaches is almost upon us! You can still register at: https://www.registernow.com.au/secure/Register.aspx?E=14793

 

The weather is still... read more

Submitted by LynnP on Sat, 22/11/2014 - 14:29
LIFEGUARD Training Course - Penrith Lakes-  December 10

Please refer to the EVENT DETAILS to REGISTER AND PAY. Read the details for the Training course and Assessment course below.  If a participant has completed a... read more

Submitted by LynnP on Sat, 22/11/2014 - 14:24
FLATWATER Guide/Instructor Training Course - Jindabyne-  December 8 & 9

Please refer to the EVENT DETAILS to REGISTER AND PAY. Read the details for the Training course and Assessment course below.  If a participant... read more

Submitted by LynnP on Sat, 22/11/2014 - 14:06
Dubbo Kayak Course

Eighteen schoolies SURVIVED 40 degree heat at Dubbo by dreaming up every excuse to "fall in" to the Macquarie when attending a PaddleNSW kayak course this week. They  came from Orange, Red Hill and Dubbo to work on their paddling skills to manage school programs.  Ian Royds, Andrew... read more

Submitted by PeterT on Fri, 21/11/2014 - 10:32

On Saturday 15th of November a downwind ocean race was held in East London, South Africa. One of the paddlers, Mark Feather, was lost at sea during the event and was later found deceased 40 km past the finish on Monday morning.

On behalf of the community of ocean racing paddlers of Paddle... read more

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