It all started in 1996 when Rose went on a Rutherglen winery walkabout weekend with a mutual friend and suggested that she’d like to learn to kayak and do the Murray River marathon. Rose met Carolyn Dun, who knew Janice Lane who knew Louise Ray. Rose had been in a kayak before and knew which club to join, the Fairfield Canoe Club. It was the beginning of the Darebin Double Dippers.
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.
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: