Good conditions, though quite warm, with some contrary breeze on the way downstream. After a couple of apologies, we had a varied field, including one of our most "recent" Members, and one of our fastest!
A very "hard fought" race!
James Sealy - Fenn Mako - 49:49 - PB - 40 seconds improvement! Well done ...
Good conditions, if a bit hot on the way back, for our first Sunday Club Series race for 2018.
Anne Moore led the 11.35km field home, with a 22month PB!
Ray Weekes recorded an outright PB, despite three wins at the State Sprints yesterday!
Congratulations to Anne and Ray!
Cam Tunbridge, Mick ...
By race time, the wind had dropped considerably, to give us fairly good conditions.
Despite little time for training, James was able to just get a PB!
Jim and I had a desperate dash for the line - with neither giving in!
Ross is looking more comfortable in his beautiful Bettong K1 - won't be long before he lands ...
We started the year's Time Trials with five Paddlers - all blokes - where were the Ladies?
Despite little training, Jim Buckland maintained a good pace to win by a clear margin! Rob McPherson, who admits to getting some training in, also finished strongly. The Handicapper has to confess to wash riding ...
More information on Newy Paddlers "Paddle 4 Good" on january 28th is available at http://newypaddlers.org.au/club-info/paddle-for-good/
“Paddle 4 Good” this year is supporting a local Women’s Refuge that is in need of appliances for their venue. The refuge is a community based organisation and is currently self ...
The Race Schedule for 2018 has been finalised and can be seen here.
The web-site event calendar will be updated shortly.
The Wednesday Night Time Trials start again this week on 10th January and the first race in the Summer Race series is on Sunday, 21st January ... I hope to see you there!
It was great to see 4 life members of the Central Coast Paddlers at the 2017 presentation.
Brian Southall, Dave McPherson, Margaret Naughton, Nick Naughton.