Paddle NSW News

Submitted by timhookins on Tue, 29/07/2014 - 11:54
Entries open for the 2014 Hawkesbury Canoe Classic

The iconic Hawkesbury Canoe Classic is one of the world’s leading marathon paddles and it all happens on the last weekend of October each year right in Sydney’s very own backyard.

The 111km, overnight paddle along the Hawkesbury River from Windsor to Brooklyn is a... read more

Submitted by paddleadmin on Sat, 19/07/2014 - 12:23
Scott Donaldson: Crossing the ditch solo

Those of us who knew Andrew McAuley were so sad to have lost him. He was so close to success when he disappeared off Milford Sound on 12th February 2007 having almost succeeded in crossing to New Zealand. No-one can doubt the fact that the crossing from Australia... read more

Submitted by LynnP on Wed, 16/07/2014 - 10:53

 “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... read more

Submitted by Gaye Hatfield on Tue, 15/07/2014 - 13:43
2014 PNSW Marathon 10 Series (Round 7 - 9th August 2014 MacQuarie Park Windsor) 11am

Enter Here  Click on main heading  for all race details

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Submitted by LynnP on Mon, 14/07/2014 - 17:00

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 ... read more

Submitted by LynnP on Wed, 02/07/2014 - 21:37
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. Bushcraft and and a... read more
Submitted by PeterT on Wed, 02/07/2014 - 19:50
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:

Submitted by PeterT on Wed, 02/07/2014 - 19:27

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.

“It has been two... read more

Submitted by PeterT on Wed, 02/07/2014 - 19:12
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.

The 2012 London Olympics kayaker had just undergone a full left shoulder reconstruction after she injured it... read more

Submitted by AndrewM on Wed, 02/07/2014 - 15:13
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

Public... read more

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