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August 2019

2019 Race 5- Magnetic Loop – 5 Stage Paddle

August 11, 2019 @ 7:30 am
$50 – $200

Date - 11th August LONG COURSE - 37.9km (or up to 2km less if you take a narrow line against island) Briefing time - 8:20am Start Location - Nelly Bay Marina Start Time - 8:45am Finish location - Nelly Bay Marina (paddling past Peppers Deck) Presentations -3:45pm Scallywags Cafe (just over the road from HQ) Short Course - approx 10km ( likely Picnic Bay to West Pt or West pt to HSB based on conditions) Short Course Briefing time - 8:15am Short Course Start time - Approx 9:05am or…

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September 2019

2019 Race 6- Sealink Cape 2 Cape

September 15, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
$29 – $75

Date - 15th September 2019 Please Note the ferry for the long course departs Sealink terminal 1 hour earlier than in previous years. You are best advised to set aside the entire day for this paddle. LONG COURSE - 25 km Briefing time - at Cape Cleveland Boat Loading at Sealink Terminal: 8:45am - 9:15am (leaving terminal at 9:30am) Start Time - approx 12pm Finish location - Cape Pallarenda   SHORT COURSE - 11 km Short Course Briefing time -…

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November 2019

2019 Race 7- Magnetic Mystery

November 9, 2019 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
$25 – $96

This event has been moved to Tobruk Pool/Sailing Club on the Strand. November 9th High tide 7:26am @2.85m, Low tide 1:28pm @ .99m Race Start at 2 pm Race briefing at 1:45 pm Long ~16 km Short ~7 km Both courses will be out and back from Tobruk Pool. Wind predictions are poor and temperature predictions high so make sure you carry plenty of liquid with you. There will be a BBQ and presentations after the races and the Yacht…

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January 2020

Learn to Paddle Session

January 19 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Learn to paddle Our next paddle development sessions are on Sunday 19th January at the rowing club at Loam Island. You must book to attend these sessions and participants must be competent swimmers. We have a junior (7 – 13 yrs) session from 3:30 pm and a senior (13 yrs & adults) session from 4:30 pm. Sessions run for approximately 50 mins and are at a one off cost of $20 per participant. If you have your own boat please…

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February 2020

Race 1 – River Rush 2020

February 22 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
$29 – $66

Race 1 – River Rush River Rush has been a consistent series favourite over the past few years because it is such a good rush! Are you ready to come and experience it again or perhaps take the plunge (not literally) for the first time to find out what you have been missing out on. Don’t forget, the long course has points available for the newly instigated Queensland Offshore Paddle Series as well as our local north Queensland series. The…

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April 2020

Ross River Paddle Marathon 2020

April 18

Ross River Paddle Marathon - North Queensland Games A new event specially introduced for the North Queensland Games in Townsville, 2020. The long course starts in the Upper Ross River and will really test your paddling prowess if you are going for gold! For the rest of you it will be a very pleasant and scenic trip downriver with a great variety of scenery and some sweet paddling. Course Map: Long Course:   Long Course starts 7:00 am the park…

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Race 2 – Saunders Beach 2020

April 19

Race 2: Saunders Beach Paddle – North Queensland Games A great event resurrected for the North Queensland Games in Townsville, 2020. The long course starts from Freemasons Park in Pallarenda. From there you head out to sea and around Bay Rock, to the north of Magnetic Island. Around the rock and head west to Saunders Beach to finish along what should be a great downwind run. Long Course: (If you can not view image above clearly, click here to view the…

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July 2020

Race 3 – Etty Bay 2020

July 4 @ 12:00 am - 5:00 pm
$35 – $66

Date – 4th July 2020 LONG COURSE –  22km Start Location – Cowley Beach Finish location – Etty Bay SHORT COURSE – 7.5 km (NEW COURSE SEE BELOW) Start Location – Mourilyan Harbour Finish Location – Etty Bay SEE ETTY BAY Updated information post for our updated timings to account for COVID guidelines Race 3 (thanks to COVID 19 now Race 2) showcases some of the Norths beautiful beaches. Located just an hour and 40 minutes from Cairns, and 3 hours from Townsville. Competitors will…

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September 2020

Race 4 – Cape2Cape 2020

September 13
$35 – $150 48 tickets left

Date – 13th September 2020 Due to COVID restrictions this event has been locked in for the 13th September. This awesome paddle is a true classic, one not to be missed. Get your training up and going if you expect to be among the front end of the long course; it will be an epic battle to the finish. Please Note – You are best advised to set aside the entire day for this paddle. LONG COURSE – 25 km…

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Race 5 – Magnetic Loop 2020

September 19 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
$50 – $200

Date – 19th September The Magnetic Loop Stage Race is back to get your adrenalin flowing. Such a great race wit awesome scenery it is destined to become not just a favourite but a classic event. The 5 stage race will run with 2 groups of paddlers, those that are faster and those that are more social. The idea of this is to allow fast transitions after each stage and to implement the best water safety methods possible to all…

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