2017-2018 Wetspot Summer Time-Trial race formats started: 4th October, 5:50 p.m. See the latest results here.

Date

Race format

2 lap start

1 lap start

25th Oct

Handicap

5:50pm

6:15pm

1st Nov

Club Point Score Championships

5:50pm

5:55pm

8th Nov

Handicap

5:50pm

6:15pm

15th Nov

Club Point Score Championships

5:50pm

5:55pm

22nd Nov

Handicap

5:50pm

6:15pm

29th Nov

Team boat or Pairs racing

5:50pm

5:55pm

6th Dec

Club Point Score Championships

5:50pm

5:55pm

13th Dec

Handicap

5:50pm

6:15pm

20th Dec

Club Point Score Championships

5:50pm

5:55pm

17th Jan

Handicap

5:50pm

6:15pm

24th Jan

Club Point Score Championships

5:50pm

5:55pm

31st Jan

Handicap

5:50pm

6:15pm

7th Feb

Club Point Score Championships

5:50pm

5:55pm

14th Feb

Handicap

5:50pm

6:15pm

21st Feb

Club Point Score Championships

5:50pm

5:55pm

28th Feb

Handicap

5:50pm

6:15pm

7th Mar

Team boat or Pairs racing

5:50pm

5:55pm

14th Mar

Club Point Score Championships

5:50pm

5:55pm

21st Mar

Handicap

5:50pm

6:15pm

28th Mar

Club Point Score Championships

5:50pm

5:55pm

 

A new, exciting format has been developed this year. Volunteer time-keepers are required: please contact Craig Elliott. If volunteers aren't forthcoming, a register will be developed and all participants will be nominated to time-keep at least once over the season.

Club Point Score Championships (9.5 km start: 5:50 p.m.; 4.75 km start: 5:55 p.m.)

Prizes, point score system: best 8 races count.

Handicap (2x lap starts at 5:50 p.m., last boat off at 6:10 p.m. 1 Lap starts 6:15 p.m., last boat off 6:25 p.m.)

For the 9.5 km 2x lap race, 0 min with be 60 min completion time, therefore if you normally complete the course in 50min your handicap will be 10min (you will start as 6:00pm).

For the one lap race, 0 min will be 35 min completion time, therefore if you normally complete the course in 30min your handicap will be 5min (you will start as 6:20pm).

Handicap winner to receive free BBQ

Team boat or pairs racing. This is all about fun and getting to know other club members, two starts: 9.5 km at 5:55pm and 4.75 km at 6.00pm. Team boats, K4’s, K2’s TK2, Rec2 and C2. Pair racing is for single kayaks and SUP’s. Must race as a pair and must finish together (within a boat length)

Prize will be awarded for best male and female team for the year.

After your Induction, there will be coaching/paddling sessions available on Tuesdays, 5:45 p.m.; Fridays, 4:30 p.m.; and Sundays, 8:30 a.m. For more information, see "Coaching and Instruction options" under Coaching on the above menu.

Learn to Paddle

A Taste of Paddling will recommence in October 2017.  

The Burley Griffin Canoe Club holds 'A Taste of Paddling' session for those people who would like to try out kayaking.  The sessions are held on the Molonglo River in calm conditions close to shore.

Session times:  1 p.m. till 4 p.m..  Cost $95- per person (for non-members)  

Dates: 22nd October, 12th November, 17th December, 2017, 21st January, 2018.

Participants will be able to try out a variety of boats and SUP’s (Stand Up Paddle-boards), learn about equipment, boat handling, entry and exit techniques, basic paddling techniques and basic capsize procedures. Participants are expected to be able to swim 50m.

Sessions will be run over 3 hours and all boats, life jackets and paddles are provided.

The aim of the course is to introduce you to the sport of kayaking and to deliver the skills necessary to use a recreational kayak safely, in calm, flat-water conditions, close to shore.

The course will cover a short introduction to a variety of boats and paddles, safety issues, entry and exit techniques, basic paddling techniques, what to do in a capsize.

Sessions not suitable for children.

If you’d like more information, please contact Patricia or  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.