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The Benefits of Paddling

Both canoeing and kayaking involve paddling a small craft through water. They are low-impact activities that can improve your aerobic fitness, strength and flexibility. Canoeing and kayaking can be done as a hobby, a competitive sport or as a fun activity on holidays. You can paddle on rivers, lakes...

11/04/2017

2017 Floatfest April 8-9: Official Program

2017 Floatfest is almost here. Click on the link for the full program   Floatfest2017_Program_No_Bleed

07/04/2017

Floatfest 2017: Activity Report

Q: What was Murray Bridge called before the bridges? “Paddle under the Bridges” is a Floatfest activity in the form of a trail. Starting at 3.00pm on Saturday April 8 at Sturt Reserve, you will learn the stories of Murray Bridge. Come on the trail paddle and find out about the Aboriginal...

05/04/2017

2017 Floatfest State Challenge: SA v WA

Arising Competition The current Guinness World Record holders is Floatzilla who Floatfest is routinely in contact with and we share a brotherly relationship, promoting each other and offering support from across the ocean. In 2016 Canoe WA followed suit and decided to hold their Unite on the Swan event...

04/04/2017

Encounter Paddling Time Trial 4, 2017 Series 1

  Hi All, Twenty five paddlers, well rested from the extra hours sleep following the end to Summer Time, were greeted by a gentle rain and dead flat conditions on Encounter Lakes this morning for the 4th Time Trial of 2017.  It was good to see a few and OCC and HBCC paddlers supporting our […]

03/04/2017

2017 Floatfest

The 2017 River Murray Floatfest will be held at Murray Bridge on April 8-9. How is Canoe SA &/or affiliates involved? Since the first event in 2014 Canoe SA has run Come & Try Workshops at the event, helped spread the word amongst the canoeing community in South Australia, and supported the overall...

24/03/2017

Batchat: News from Canoe Polo

  Congratulations to the South Australian teams. The 2017 National Championships were a hard fought battle between the states. The Open A team came 2nd, displaying their skills and tactics. The Open B team competed well and had fun despite two broken paddles. The Woman’s team played well gaining...

21/03/2017

Event Cancellation: Paddle for Life

The Paddle for Life has been cancelled because of the forecast windspeeds on Sunday 12th March. Besides relating directly to paddler safety on the water, predicted windspeeds mean the Sea Rescue Launch from the Copper Coast Flotilla will not be able to safely manouevre inside the Copper Cove Marina....

11/03/2017

Results Encounter Paddling Time Trial, the 3rd of Series 1 for 2017.

A much cooler morning to that in Adelaide greeted 13 Holdfast CC paddlers along with another 26 others when they arrived at the Encounter Lakes, ready to pit themselves against their previous performance in yesterday’s Time Trial, the 3rd of Series 1 of 2017.  The summary of the results, points leader...

06/03/2017

Copper Coast Paddle For Life Carnival

PADDLE FOR LIFE CARNIVAL Sunday 12th March Wallaroo Sailing Club Heritage Drive Kadina Lions Club is undertaking an inaugural event to support the S.O.S. Copper Coast Suicide Prevention Network Inc. with their work in our local area. Money raised via entry fees will go directly to the group. The Paddle...

03/03/2017


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