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Western Sydney University students learn to paddle by playing games.

 PaddleNSW was once again charged with a Kayaking tutorial for 115 UWS students.

I'm definately too old for this job of instruction when the resounding reply to homework was what! - we left primary school ages ago Miss!!   I only wanted then to design a few ball games to be played from their sit on tops. Oh well - we eventually played tag with no ball in sight.

RIP Trevor Williamson - former NSW Canoeing President

It is with great sadness that we advise the passing of Trevor Williamson - former President of NSW Canoeing Association. Trevor was a keen member of Lane Cove River Kayakers. More recently he took a keen interest in cycling and had moved to the Central Coast where he had a circle of friends.

Sydney Instructors and Coaches required for Penrith Course/s

PaddleNSW again delivers an introductory kayak course to PDHPE students from the Univertisy of Western Sydney. There will be 2 X 2 hour sessions each day. Usually starting 9- 11 and 12- 2.

Tuesday 10th, Wednesday 11th MARCH
Tuesday 17th, Wednesday 18th MARCh

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.

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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. 

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