Wednesday paddlers - sprint for your snag

The wednesday paddlers

The innaugral Wednesday night club race was held on March 3. Robin Curwen-Walker organised the event with aim of encouraging beginners and paddlers who haven't raced before to come along and try racing out in a fun and supportive environment.

Robin said that she was really pleased to see 10 paddlers and 7 supporters/spectators (club members) turn up to race the 2km's. Chief cook, Mick Kane provided the sausage in bread that followed the race. The race was not without its dramas with two capsizes on the turns. 

Next week were are looking forward to doing it all again. 10th march get down there 5.30 for a 6pm sharp start. Bbq afterwards - byo drinks. 

Find out more about the marathon winter series.

Photo's: Lucy Payne.  (see more of the photographs taken on the day)

 

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Robin having a laugh, and timing the race.


 

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Ally and Rown paddle downstream to the first turning buoy.


 

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Katrina paddles past the club.



 

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David waiting for the race start.


 

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Ryan paddles past the start buoy.


 

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Mick ready to serve