CURRENT EVENTS

These are paddles offered mostly on Weekends and Public Holidays by Club Trip Leaders. You will need to register to take part.  Registration of interest does not guarantee a place on the paddle.  The leader has the discretion to select paddlers to suit conditions and the trip plan. Non-members can join here.

Upcoming events

    • 7 Nov 2021
    • 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
    • Sydney Harbour
    • 0
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    The Outer Islands of Sydney Harbour (rescheduled)

    Sunday 7 November

    Strong Grade 1 and above

    The Club's COVID guidelines current at the time of this trip will be applied

    A paddle chock full of interesting features:  iconic structures, homes of the rich and famous, grand old ladies of the sea, historic sites, etc, etc.

    We’ll set off from Little Sirius Cove, Mosman immediately after an 8:30am briefing and complete an anti-clockwise route with harbour crossings via Fort Denison and Shark Island.  Taking into account the bays we will be exploring, we’ll cover approximately 23km on the day with a couple of shore breaks (both with espresso options) along the way. Opportunities for a bit of pier gardening for those wishing to work on their boat control skills.

    Expect to finish around 3:30pm.

    Register online.

    Co-lead by Tony Murphy and Adrian Clayton. Any queries to Adrian via email (gclayton[at]bigpond.com).

    • 28 Nov 2021
    • 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
    • Clontarf
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    Sunday, 28 November 2021

    8:30am-12:30pm

    Clontarf

    A half-day workshop trialling various stirrup-aided paddle float rescue self-rescue systems and adapting them to suit the needs of individual participants.

    The workshop will also include advice on materials and components for customised systems – where to source, etc. etc.

    If you are attending the workshop and already have a stirrup system,  please bring it along.

    Dress for immersion activities. Kayaks to Grade 2, please.

    Register online.

    Please email any queries regarding the workshop to its coordinator, Adrian Clayton, gclayton[at]bigpond.com.


    • 28 Nov 2021
    • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Palm Beach / Broken Bay
    • 8
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    This trip is aimed at new members looking for an opportunity to experience some ocean paddling in a controlled environment, with the added enjoyment of circumnavigating Lion Island.

    The plan will be to launch from Station Beach (just inside PIttwater, below Barrenjoey headland) We will paddle out to say hello to the resident seals, a crossing of Broken Bay to Lion Island with a stop for lunch on a protected beach, before returning via Pittwater.

    Please note that numbers will be limited. This trip is suited to new members. There will be opportunities to have some Grade 1 and Grade 2 skills signed off.

    Your trip leaders will be Dave Fisher and Caoimhin Ardren

    If you have any questions, please contact  David:  david [at] fisher-family.com.au


    • 19 Dec 2021
    • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Palm Beach / Broken Bay
    • 7
    Register

    Come along and join in a "South meets North" joint celebration at the fabulous Maitland Bay. There will be a Southern party (Sydney-siders) departing from Station Beach to meet up with our Northern compatriots (Central Coast and Newy members) for a fun filled reunion and end of 2021 lunch.

    Register here to join the Southern Sydney-siders team

    The plan will be to launch from Station Beach and paddle out past the resident seals, before crossing to Box Head and along to Maitland Bay. Here we will meet the Northerners for a lunch break, some fun activities on the beach and a paddle, before returning South. (in time for your last minute Christmas shopping)

    Please note that while numbers are limited, should additional leaders be available, the total limit will be raised. This trip includes a 4km ocean crossing in both directions and as such is a paddle suitable for Grade 2 paddlers and above.

    Your trip leaders will be Dave Fisher and Caoimhin Ardren

    If you have any questions, please contact  David:  david [at] fisher-family.com.au


    • 19 Dec 2021
    • 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Palm Beach / Broken Bay
    • 4
    Register

    Come along and join in a "North meets South" joint celebration at the fabulous Maitland Bay. There will be a Northern party (Central Coast and Newy members ) departing from Ettalong to meet up with our Southern compatriots (Sydney-siders) for a fun filled reunion and end of 2021 lunch.

    Register here to join the Northern team

    The plan will be to launch from Ettalong Beach and paddle out around Box Head and along to Maitland Bay. Here we will meet the Southerners for a lunch break, some fun activities on the beach and a paddle, before returning North. (in time for your last minute Christmas shoplifting)

    Please note that while numbers are limited, should additional leaders be available, the total limit will be raised.

    Your trip leader will be Campbell Tiley

    If you have any questions, please contact  Campbell:  camtil99 [at] gmail.com


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