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Week 2/May
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.
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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.
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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.
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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.

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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
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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
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Another Face Lift
for my site - it's just cosmetic - no real changes
 Week 3/May



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