Paddle NSW News

Submitted by LynnP on Fri, 26/08/2016 - 20:55

The Snowy River Extreme race is to be held on the 2nd of October on the section of the Snowy River between Munyang Power Station and Island Bend. Two classes of event will be held, catering for both expert and intermediate kayakers. The expert race will be contested on a 2km Class III-IV stretch... read more

Submitted by PeterT on Fri, 12/08/2016 - 09:21

Dear Jess,

All PaddleNSW members and supporters are absolutely proud of your magnificent performance this morning.

To be labelled an Olympian and represent our wonderful country at the world's ultimate sporting spectacle is phenomenal.

To stand on the podium for the second... read more

Submitted by LynnP on Thu, 04/08/2016 - 12:06
NEW Lifejacket Rules
Thanks to Steve Dawson from the Shire for this sound interpretation of the new Rules. New Lifejacket Rules July 1 

Lifejackets like the new Vaikobi are comfortable and unobtrusive.

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Submitted by LynnP on Mon, 01/08/2016 - 21:38

This course provides training/revision for the AC Rescue 2 Award.  Essential for Whitewater Guide/instructors and recommended for all paddlers of moving water. Further content details can be found in the... read more

Submitted by LynnP on Fri, 29/07/2016 - 17:59

This is a special course for experienced paddlers of Grade 3 water.  You should also have completed the Rescue 2 course or at least present with a good knowledge of the competencies of Rescue. Refer to the Australian Canoeing/Education page for Assessment overview. The attached self... read more

Submitted by LynnP on Sun, 10/07/2016 - 18:34

FREE TICKETS to volunteers for the BOAT SHOW. "Man" the PaddleNSW stand for half a day, and we can give you free access to check out the BIG and SMALL boats and equipment.  It may not be as good as paddling, but its a great opportunity to promote your Club, the Events or just to... read more

Submitted by LynnP on Wed, 06/07/2016 - 17:38

The Education Group is for qualified Guides, Instructors and Coaches and/or particpants registering in PaddleNSW Training Courses.  Why join?

A member of this group will receive discounts in training courses and professional development activities. It will be helpful to industry and... read more

Submitted by PeterT on Fri, 01/07/2016 - 14:14


Around 200 paddlers braved Saturday’s brisk weather to contest round five of the 2016 PaddleNSW Marathon Series held on the Woronora River.

Hosted by the Sutherland Shire Canoe Club, there were 201 paddlers and 177 boats registered for the event, which offered, five... read more

Submitted by PeterT on Fri, 24/06/2016 - 11:59

More than 200 competitors are expected on the Woronora River when Rd5 of the 2016 PaddleNSW Marathon Series gets underway this weekend.

The event, part of a nine-round state championship, is being hosted on Saturday 25 June, by the Sutherland Shire Canoe Club, with the start line... read more

Submitted by LynnP on Wed, 22/06/2016 - 11:27

Carefully read the details for the Training and Assessment.  Each is a separate component of any Course.

This course is based on the Australian Canoeing Award Scheme f... read more

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