Last weekend the Downriver/ Wild Water State Championships were held on the upper Yarra just out of Warrandyte on the Homesteads Rd to Wittons loop.
Kelly O'Shanassey will lead this weeks session. All members welcome.
Photo: Kelly with the club uniform at a winter series race.
In this edition you can read about:
- The introduction of a carp control virus and the potential benefits for platypus.
- The launch of a community survey of Australian water rats in Victoria.
- An update on the Platypus Count monitoring program for the Yarra River at Warburton.
- Interaction between a grebe and platypus caught on video.
111 paddlers headed to Nagambie for 2016's Winter Series race 5 - including 29 FCC paddlers. Nagambie turned on a brilliant day - mirror flat water, beaut sun and great racing. Highlights included:
The Big Race is on again, come one, come all. This year teams can be 2, 3 or 4 boats (3 or 4 preferred). So work out a group of boats that have similar speeds, work out your distances, and come up with inventive team names and costumes in preparation. We have 4km (sub junior), 9km, 12km and 21km courses.
Full details are here.
Enter online beforehand via webscorer. While you can enter on the day (7.30-8am only) it's cheaper and MUCH easier for all of us if you enter online beforehand.