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2018 Race 3 – Cowley to Etty

June 16, 2018

$29.00 – $78

Who's Attending

24 people are attending 2018 Race 3 – Cowley to Etty

  • Grant Davis
  • Terry Brock
  • Elizabeth Power
  • Brett Mesner
  • Allan McSherry
  • Sue Lockwood
  • Michael Fenton
  • Matt Stone
  • adam beale
  • Luke Portelli
  • Harry Harris
  • Fiona Chandler
  • Paul Ahrens
  • Kate Ruthof
  • Quona Young
  • Gordon Collison
  • Peter King
  • Rowena Clancy
  • Matthew Kretschmann-smith
  • Kathy White
  • Robert Smythe
  • Gordon Wing
  • Gina Santarossa
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Race 3 – Cowley to Etty Bay Competitor Information Booklet

All competitors must also read the NQOPS General Information Booklet

Date – 16th June 2018

Briefing time – 1pm
Start Location – Cowley Beach, 4871
Start Time – 1:30pm
Finish location – Etty Bay, 4858

Short Course Briefing time – 1:30pm
Short Course Start Time – 
Start/finish Location – 
Etty Bay, 4858

Race 3 showcases some of the Norths beautiful beaches. Located just an hour and 40 minutes from Cairns, and 3 hours from Townsville. Competitors will paddle up the coast line from Cowley beach through the stunning waters of Etty bay. Competitors should ensure car and racks are at the Finish Line area (Etty bay) for the end of the race.


Long individual $45
Team of 2 in a double boat $60 ($30 per person)
Team of 6 in 1 boat $78

Short: $29

Double/OC2: $39

Long Course

Cowley Beach to Etty Bay

Race 3 – Cowley to Etty Bay (If you can not see image above, click to load gallery)

Course Description:

The race starts at Cowley Beach, competitors will paddle 22km around the mainland through Mourilyan Harbour and finish in Etty Bay.
cowley assembly

Cowley Beach- assembly (Click to load image)

cowley start

Cowley Beach start point (Click to load image)

start finish at etty bay

Start (short course) & finish at Etty Bay (Click to load image)

Short Course

Cowley Beach to Etty Bay SHORT

Race 3 – Cowley to Etty Bay Short Course (If you can not see image above, click to load gallery)


If anyone is interested in staying the night at Etty Bay, the Etty Bay Caravan Park and Kiosk have some great deals for our Paddlers.



June 16, 2018
$29.00 – $78