Playboaters, sea kayakers and other potential plastic toy collectors
should be warned that on Sunday, 15th Feb there will be a Riot
kayaks demo day between 10.00 am and 2.00 pm at Dutch Inn ( Beach
There will be five different play boat designs to try including
the new "Turbo" (two sizes) as well as the new Riot
"Excursion" sea kayak. Have fun while learning about
the latest trends in kayak design. For more details contact Tom
at Rivergods ph 9259 0749 or <mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org>email@example.com
Canoe Club Open Day
9:30 am - 1:30 pm, Sunday, 15th February. Come and try kayaking!
Most people receiving this email are already hooked, but spread
the word to your family, friends and workmates. There will be
experienced instructors on hand to get them started. Also -
Sausage Sizzle and Slalom Demo at 12:30 pm - gold coin donation.
Swan Canoe Club is at Mosman Park, next door to Mead's restaurant,
West Canoe Club
Paddle for the weekend, 6th & 7th March, at Bunbury and meet
our country cousins.
Social paddle on the Collie River, Australind, on Saturday,
late afternoon, followed by a barbecue at Eaton foreshore. Sunday
morning is the Bridge to Bridge Race - 14km with a short
course as well - 6.5km.
for full details or <http://www.swcc.geo.net.au/>here
here for entry form or email or phone Barb (you need to enter
before 27th February or else late fee applies). This is a race
that anyone can win . . . as you set the time you will take to
do it - then closest to that time wins! (naturally, without your
Contact: Barb Fitzgerald, 9725 2584 or <mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org>email@example.com
- website: <http://www.swcc.geo.net.au/>http://www.swcc.geo.net.au/
for solo swimmer to Rottnest on 21st Feb. Swimmer will cover
all costs for return ferry for kayak and paddler. Please
call Pete 0411 744 622.
River Canoe Club - New Event: Time Trials
A friendly and enthusiastic group of paddlers has been meeting
for the last two weeks for the Thursday evening time trial, starting
6pm - all are welcome, including juniors. It's a four lap course,
about 35-45 minutes, and there will be a barbecue afterwards
- barbecue packs will be available, BYO beer. Soft drinks for
participants are being provided, compliments of Perth Kayak Centre.
More info' - Garth 0412 602 013 or Bull 9330 9011 (w).
Marathon 5, The Barkers
Race, Sunday, 8th Feb.
23km or short course 12km. Registration 7am - 7.55am. Meet at
Ascot Kayak Club, Garvey Park, Redcliffe.
RAIDER X sea kayak, please phone 0418 913 178
K1, Clever X (prefer Max Kayaks) Good Condition. Contact
Wayne 0419 947 747. <mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org>email@example.com
Double kayak suitable for Avon Descent duties - plastic
or fibreglass. Ph: Stuart on 9272 1110
Sit on top Kayak around 4+ metres onwards. Will pay $500-$600.
Reply to <mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org>email@example.com
Double Kayak suitable for trips, must be in good condition.Back
in Perth beginning of February <mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org>email@example.com
or 0412 090 965
Finn Endorfinn in reasonable condition. <mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org>email@example.com
| Week 3/February
Canoe Club - State Masters' Games Events
Middleton Beach Challenge
- Saturday, 24th April, 8am
Race from Middleton Beach to Green Island & return (approx
12KM). Open to surf ski, ocean kayak & sit on top craft,
a flotation device MUST be worn or carried. Medals presented
at Morning Tea 10 AM at the Surf Lifesaving Club.
Cost $20 entry fee to the Masters Games + $5 race entry
Casual Ocean Paddle - Pub to Perth, Monday, 26th April, 8am
Join Ralph at the Esplanade Hotel, Middleton Beach, Albany, for
a paddle to HMAS Perth (dive wreck) returning via Whaleworld
for morning tea in the café. (approx 20 Km). Open to surf
skis, ocean kayaks & sit on craft, flotation device must
be worn or carried.
For both of the above contact Ralph Flowers for more information
0429 104 556
Canoe Club Calendar
has been updated - <http://members.iinet.net.au/~rokhor/canoe/albanycc.html>check
it out here.
of CWA Financial Processes
Our state canoeing association is to conduct a review of its
financial processes. Appropriately qualified and experienced
parties interested in submitting a quote should contact
Pirra at CWA on 9285 8501 or <mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org>email@example.com
for a brief. Quotations close 5.00 pm, 5th March, 2004.
Predictions for Guildford, 2004
are now available from Tides link on front page of website or
here - pdf file. You will need Adobe Acrobat to download - thanks
to Department of Planning and Infrastructure, Waves and Tides.
WA Sprint Championships
- Sat & Sun, 21st
& 22nd February - for the best photo finishes in canoeing
turn up and watch from 7am, Hind's Reserve, Bayswater (Avon Descent
WA Marathon Championships - Sat & Sun, 28th &
29th February - entries due in today, 20th Feb - you can hand
deliver to Cathy Fry: 13 Bignell Place, Redcliffe, 9277
SW Canoe Club - Bunbury weekender - social paddle on the
Collie River and barbecue plus a race that anyone can win!, Sat
& Sun., 6th & 7th March. <http://members.iinet.net.au/~rokhor/canoe/locpad.html>More
details Mail entries close last mail 27th February 2004. Late
entries accepted on the day ($5 late entry fee). Enquiries contact:
Barbara Fitzgerald 9725 2584 firstname.lastname@example.org
National Marathon Championships - at Easter, but entries
are due 5th March. <http://www.canoemarathon.com.au/story.asp?Item=1363>Go
here for details.
Paddle, at Mosman Bay boat ramp on Sat 14th
Feb '04, contact 9384 9250 or 0438 989 316
Double Kayak Ace 515 ph: 9344 1924 or 0421 089 770 or <mailto:email@example.com>firstname.lastname@example.org
Double surf ski preferably older more stable style, just
for mucking around on. Contact Bev on 9722 3403, AH 97 241904,