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Keep your eye out for stolen craft

Belongs to Liam Twigger, Spirit plastic racing ski, blue, 5.1 m stolen off the beach at Eagle Bay weekend, 27th -28th May. It has two black storage port covers with orange storage bags, black rubber cargo straps on the back, an under hull surf rudder and a paddle rope attached to the right foot pedal. $200.00 reward offered to finder. Contact him on 0412 796 632 if you see it.
Perfect your paddling
If you've ever wanted to own that machine that helps your paddling technique (either kayak or Canadian canoe) have a look at the website  <http://www.paddleone.com/>www.paddleone.com or email <mailto:Yanick.godin@padddleone.com>Yanick.godin@padddleone.com This one comes from Canada (they're not cheap), and if you haven't seen one before, it's worth a look.
Avon Descent Photos, 2001
I have just added a photo story on Extracts' Weir to my Avon Descent pages - check it out at: http://www.iinet.net.au/~rokhor/canoe/avdesc.index.html
The opening date of registration for Avon Descent, 2002, due for the end of April, has been delayed a few days.
Snowgum Canoe Challenge
Race 3 - John Sims Race, Saturday, 11th May, 12:30 pm Rego. ----- 1:30 pm Briefing
Fauntleroy Avenue, Ascot
12 km -- Club to Barkers Bridge and Return or 6 km -- Club to Guildford Bridge and Return
Junior Slalom Event
Entry Fee : Senior $15:00 Junior $10:00 CWA Member Senior $10:00 Junior $5:00
Sausages and Drinks Available. Random Draw Prizes and Vouchers for paddlers and Officials
contact: petermar@iinet.net.au
Sponsored by Snowgum
581 Murray Street, West Perth, Canoes and equipment for adventure.

Paddling Demo Days
Main Peak Paddlesports have a demo day every fortnight at Freshwater Bay where you can try out different boats, 9 - 11am. Next one is Saturday, 11th May. Phone Ken for details or if you want to try a particular boat: 9284 3759. Also check out different Avon packages offered by Main Peak: http://www.iinet.net.au/~rokhor/canoe/mainpkpdle.html
Perth to Freo
Date for the 2002 BankWest Swan River Classic Paddle has been set: 24th November. Further information will be forwarded as the event draws closer. Dave Hunt will be the event coordinator, please forward any queries you may have: <mailto:dhunt@rlsswa.com.au>dhunt@rlsswa.com.au
Royal Life Saving
Ph: 08 9383 9988
Fx: 08 9383 9922
Mob: 0408 804 933
Another Face Lift
for my site - it's just cosmetic - no real changes
 Week 3/May

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