Activity and venuedepending on conditions. (Whitewater; possible Collie River release)
This year promises to be bigger and better still, with many hundreds of local paddlers, of all persuasions, coming together to attempt the biggest raft up of paddle craft in the world.Mandurah Paddling Club will cover the cost of standard registration for all club members wishing to participate. If you would like a souvenir cap, please donate the $5 to MPC.Please contact Paul to confirm your participation, by 31 March, stating wether you want 'standard' or 'souvenir' entry.Friends and family, friends of family and complete strangers and their friends are also most welcome to come along with us, under their own registration.
Initial details:Meet at Coode Street Car Park, 6am on the 9th.Paddle the short distance up the river to East Perth for the 7am - 9am Raft up and official counting.
Sunrise Experience and BreakfastSea Paddle in Protected Water.Cockburn Sound, Rockingham Beach, Kwinana area.Meet: 05:00 Mangles Bay boat ramp, Esplanade, Rockingham(opposite Rotary Park)Suitable for all kayaks and abilities.Short leisurely paddle in the sound to watch the sunrise, then back to Katrina & Ed’s for breakfast
Paddlers & Partners Welcome
Sea Paddle Off-shoreWarnbro SoundMersey Point to The Sisters& return.Meet: 07:30 Pengo’s Car park (Arcadia Drive)16km+ round trip.Starting early to beat the heat. Suitable for sea kayaks with alloff-shore safety gear and paddlers with reasonable skills and abilities. ETR: 11:30Brunch at Pengos' cafe.
Murray River"Playing on the Deltas"Starting: Sandy Cove, Delta Drive,South YunderupTime: 9am for 9:30 startDuration: Approximately 1.5-2hrspaddling time + break.Leader: David Gray - 0416 025 024
SorryNo paddling, no surfing, no sea skills, no white water.
Paddle Into The NightTwo distance options available:Long group 34kmsDepart Pinjarra boat ramp at 4pmShort group 14kmsDepart Sandy Cove boat ramp at 7pmAll paddlers arriving in Mandurah by 11pmSuitable for reasonably fit paddlers with kayaks of 4.5m+Full logistic and trip details will be given to registered paddlers.To register, contact Paul Harding by no later than March 3rd.
Fellow PaddlerersAustralia DayAussie Masters Open Water Swim(Event Safety Support)Doddies Beach, Mandurah8am - 11amMPC has proudly been supporting this great event for many years.Our kayakers providing a 1st line of on-water safety and guidance to the swimmers completing either a 1km, 2km or 4km course, along Doddis Beach.Suitable for all kayaks and experienced paddlers.Volunteers please contact Paul Harding asap.There might even be a coffee in it for you.
DENMARK PADDLING WEEKENDStaying atOcean Beach Holiday ParkA full long weekend of surf, sea and chillinWe currently have three 'Superior Spa Chalets' booked for the 3 nights (can book more if required)Denmark offers a variety of exceptional sea based paddling opportunities, as well as cycling, walking trails and sheltered paddling on theDenmark and Hay rivers and Wilson inlet,something for everyone indeed.$175 per person will cover the 3 nights "superior spa" accomodation and Saturday evening mealContact Paul on 0400 842 445
If you are a fully paid up member then you’re eligible.Meet ON THE WATER 09:00(under the footbridge)between Ocean Marina and BoardwalkThe photos will be on the front page of our website so you’ll be famous-ish.Full safety gear, whistle, throw rope, first aid kit etc will not be required.Various paddling activities will followDespite calls from some,this will not be one of those‘naked calendar’type photos.
Meet: 9:am to set up and be ready for a 9:30 kick off in front ofKayaks 4-U Mandurah Foreshore.All members welcome, extra craft and gear very generously loaned by Kayaks 4-U.
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Meet: 08:30 to set up and be ready for a 9am kick off in front ofKayaks 4-U Mandurah Foreshore.All members welcome, extra craft and gear very generously loaned by Kayaks 4-U.Hot & cold drinks, ice creams & snacks etc. available fromPaddlers' Pitstop kiosk.Please help support this family owned local business.
In the Canals / EstuaryMeet: 09:30 at Kayaks 4-U, Western foreshore, MandurahSuitable for all kayaks and abilities.Approx 2 hour paddle
After the paddle we usually enjoy a coffee or a toasted sandwich at the Paddlers Pitstop
AUGUSTA PADDLING WEEKENDStaying atRiverside Cottages(overlooking Blackwood River)Plenty of river, estuary and sea based paddling on offer here, all within easy reach of our accommodation. Also some stunning scenery down around theCape Leeuwin Coast to explore by bike or on foot.$140 pp will cover the accommodation for the 3 nightsCatering arrangements will be confirmed with 'trippers' before we goIntending 'trippers' should register their interest by emailing Paul Harding asap to discuss arrangementsCut off date: 31 March 17.