Whitewater Skills, Barrington Bridge Reserve campground
Jun
30
9:00 AM09:00

Whitewater Skills, Barrington Bridge Reserve campground

Meet at Barrington Bridge Reserve, Gloucester at 9am.. The plan is to conduct some whitewater skills and assecement. then for those with appropriate skills to go for a paddle.

Ron Elliott wiil be  all day at Barrington Bridge.providing instruction .If paddlers cànnot-Break- out into Eddie's , Re--enter river flow, Sweep-strokes left and right.,Powerful draw-strokes, Ferry-glide forward and backwards.Know how to work inside a kayak to present a Hull to flowing water.Stay in group B with me at Barrington Bridge.More advanced members can do the trip from the  Rocky Crossing  or The Steps down.

Ensure you bring a change of clothes there is a good chance you will get wet so dress for immersion. you will need an appropriate whitewater craft with skirt and helmet. Some members have spares email the club if you would like to borrow and we will see what we can organise.

This will be fun day of learning some new skills.

If you need further details contact Peter McGee 0439 962 667 or Ron Elliott 0429 126 945

Meeting point map  Barrington Bridge Reserve campground

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Ski Event, Black Neds Bay
Jun
17
8:00 AM08:00

Ski Event, Black Neds Bay

South on Swansea bridge. First turn left and then turn left into Swansea RSL car park.

Start time 9.00am. 8-10klm race.

Suitable to Surf life saving racing skis, ocean skis, enclosed kayaks and sea kayaks.

Skills required. Possible choppy conditions.

Fast tides experience if possible, rough boat wash. Normal race handicap will apply, including life jackets. Imperative you listen to race briefing. The course will be using existing channel  markers.  1 lap. 

  9.00 am start.

This race will be very technical. Things to consider- currents, wind and turning bouys in strong current.

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