Wetspot 2016-17 Summer Time Trial Series 2016-17
The popular Wetsport summer time trials are about to kick off again on Wednesday, 19 October. Thanks to Wetspot for again supporting the series.
Details of the Wednesday twilight time trials, and the rules they are conducted under, are available here.
We need volunteers to assist with timekeeping and the post-time trial barbeque. Contact Russell at Russell Lutton to let us know when you are able to assist.
The individual and progressive point scores will be published here.
A Taste of Paddling
Learn to Paddle
A Taste of Paddling will recommence in October 2016.
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 dates are:
Sunday 23rd October
Sunday 20th November
Sunday 11th December
Session times: 1pm till 4pm. Cost $95- per person (for non members)
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, flatwater 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. or