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Club News

Manns Beach to McLoughlins Beach, Shallow Inlet

A perfect day for a paddle – fresh morning no wind and sunshine.  There is no tide point at Manns Beach, the nearest being Port Albert where low water was 7:15am and the next point along the coast Woodside with a low water at 9:15.  The paddle was planned allowing for a later low water […]

Port of Maffra – Newry

Launch from the Port of Maffra which is a wood jetty parallel to the bank and a wooden ramp for kayak access.  There is no public access for powered craft.  According to the locals the water is normally up to the bottom of the ramp, however Gippsland Water released water recently dropping the level.  The Port is […]

State & National News

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  • Country Series Race 2: King River 14th August 2022 Aug 2, 2022
    KING RIVER SLALOM 14th AUGUST 2022 This event will be run more as a training event rather than a race.  The intention is to maximise the opportunity for paddling on white-water with gates.  On Saturday 13th August 2019 the course will be set up at the slalom rapid commencing at 2:00 followed by free practice […]
  • Sport Access Foundation Grants Aug 1, 2022
    Sport Access Foundation provides annual grants for children and young people with a disability. These grants can be used for any project that helps to build participation in sport and to ensure that no-one gets left on the sidelines. Head to the link below to find out more… https://www.sportaccessfoundation.org.au/our-news/saf-2022-grants-to-help-children-with-a-disability-to-play-sports-are-now-open-ready-set-go?fbclid=IwAR3TvEazau20-lfWNmsD-vPaJKqe2uuI_NLSUnwcjFUK0HBU9YRI7bBNdbI Monday August 8th, 2022 11:00pm -> […]
  • Results From Yarra Series Race 3 at Fitzsimons Lane Bridge Including Beginners Race 31 July 2022 Jul 31, 2022
    Yarra Series 4 Fitzies 31 07 22 All Results Thanks to all participants and volunteers that made this race possible.  Special thanks to the team that set up the course on Saturday.
  • YARRA SERIES SLALOM RACE 4 Fitzsimons Lane Bridge Sunday 31th July 2022 Jul 19, 2022
    YARRA SERIES SLALOM RACE 4 Sunday 31th July 2022 Fitzsimons Lane Bridge, Templestowe The event includes a beginner’s race along with the traditional Yarra Series Slalom. This will be the venue for the Schools Slalom Championships on the 11th September and is therefore a great preparation event. Beginner’s Race Novice paddlers are invited to participate […]
  • Big River Slalom 17th Jul 2022: CANCELLED. River Trip Instead Jul 8, 2022
    Unfortunately the Big River remains low and the rainfall forecast suggests that won’t change.  Combine this with the limited number of paddlers likely to attend,  the VSTC have decided it is not worth running the race and it has been cancelled. In its place, Melbourne Canoe Club are running a river trip on the Yarra […]

RSS National News

  • GOLDEN FINISH FOR AUSTRALIA AT ICF CANOE SPRINT & PARACANOE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS Aug 7, 2022
    Australia has capped off their 2022 ICF Canoe Sprint & Paracanoe World Championships campaign in sensational style with two gold and one bronze medal on the final day of racing in Canada. Dual Olympian Aly Bull produced two gold medals, kicking off with the Women’s K1 1000 before teaming up with Jackson Collins to take […]
  • SILVER LININGS AT ICF CANOE SPRINT CHAMPIONSHIPS  Aug 6, 2022
    Australia’s medal haul at the ICF Canoe Sprint Championships in Canada continued overnight, with silver in the Men’s K1 500 and Women’s K4 500.  Olympic champion Jean van der Westhuyzen delivered an impressive final in the men’s K1 500 to win the silver medal, behind Czech Republic’s Josef Dostal.  Almost a year to the day […]
  • BRONZE MEDAL FOR LITTLEHALES AT ICF PARACANOE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS  Aug 5, 2022
    Paralympian Dylan Littlehales has secured bronze medal in Men’s KL3 200 at the ICF Canoe Sprint & Paracanoe World Championships in Canada.  In a fiercely contested final, the race came down to a photo finish with nothing separating the top three.  At the halfway mark of the World Championships, Australia has secured two medals with […]
  • AUSTRALIA BRINGS THE HEAT AT THE CANOE SPRINT & PARACANOE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS  Aug 4, 2022
    Australia has continued its impressive form at the ICF Canoe Sprint and Paracanoe World Championships in Canada, with all Aussies advancing in their respective disciplines.  Following on from day one success that saw Paracanoe sensation Ben Sainsbury claim gold at his World Championships debut, Australia continued to deliver impressive form on the world stage.  The […]
  • SAINSBURY GETS AUSSIES OFF TO GOLDEN START AT CANOE SPRINT AND PARACANOE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS Aug 3, 2022
    Para canoe rising star Ben Sainsbury has got Australia off to a winning start at the ICF Canoe Sprint and Paracanoe World Championships in Canada, overnight winning gold in the VL1 200.  The 21-year-old who hails from Western Australia, made his international debut this year and has delivered an impressive performance in the para canoe […]