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PNSW Marathon State Championships - 14th March 2015

The PNSW Marathon State Championships will be held at Davistown (Central Coast) on 14th March 2015.

Entries will open shortly, and further information on the Entry System will be provided within the the coming weeks.

Updated Rules for 2015 Marathon-10 Series

The Rules for the 2015 Series of the PaddleNSW Marathon-10 events have been released and published to the PNSW website for all Competitors to view. (see attachment)

The notable changes for the 2015 M-10 Series are:

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.

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.

Four Pacific Island Canoes (Vaka) sailed into Sydney Harbour this morning

From Robert Walker.....   This morning I thought a saw group of very large canoes on the harbour.
 It turns out I was not going mad or fantasising about not being in the office.
 

Discover Boating Week 18-26 October

PaddleNSW has partnered with the Boating Industry Association of NSW (BIA) to launch the inaugural Discover Boating Week that we hope will become a permanent fixture in our future diaries.
 

Tony Hystek receives Distinguished Long Service Award

At the PaddleNSW Annual Awards Night held 13 October, popular State figurehead and paddler TONY HYSTEK received a standing ovation when presented with a PNSW Distinguished Long Service Award.

The citation could have been endless, such is the contribution to paddling in NSW and ACT made by Tony.

Christine Duff - 2013/14 PNSW Administrator of the Year

At the PaddleNSW Annual Awards Night held 13 October, hard-working manager and coach CHRISTINE DUFF was recognised as the 2013/14 PNSW Administrator of the Year.

Christine has been a long standing part of canoe sprint in NSW. 

John Kelly - 2013/14 PaddleNSW Volunteer of the Year

At the PaddleNSW Annual Awards Night held 13 October, hard-working volunteer and jack-of-all-trades JOHN KELLY was suitably recognised as the 2013/14 PNSW Volunteer of the Year.

Gaye Hatfield - PaddleNSW Official of the Year

At the PaddleNSW Annual Awards Night held 13 October, hard-working official and PNSW Marathon Committee legend GAYE HATFIELD was suitably recognised as the 2013/14 PNSW Official of the Year.

Gaye continues to provide outstanding service to the Marathon paddling community, the sport and it’s ongoing development. Some of her many, many roles include:

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