Middle Harbour GP (1/9/12)
IREPORT FROM WOMENS PERSPECTIVE, Rozanne Green
Tim Hookins told me "Rozanne, You have been a real stalwart this series" and asked me to write a report on it.
Firstly, thanks to the good-hearted volunteers who run the series but there is no mention on the website of Tim who is the Patriarch of these series. ....read more..
Middle Harbour GP (1/9/12)
It was great that the weather for the last event of the Iceberg Series was as it had been forecast during most of the week. A perfect clear, cool spring day with around 16 knots of breeze from the SSW. ....read more..
The Pittwater Challenge (12/5/12)
Last year a few of us again paddled a K4 in the Pittwater Challenge. Not such a good move as it turned out as we had to shorten the course for our boat due to us taking quite a bit of water in 400mm SW chop and 25kt winds....read more..
The Pittwater Challenge 2012 Wrap-up (12/5/10)
- By John Dick
WOW what an outstanding event!!!!…..The Pittwater Challenge 2012 was a great success!!!!….we had great weather, sunny clear sky and with early light winds that grew stronger during the race to challenge the skills of the paddlers.... read more..
Rose Bay Challenge (29/4/12)
Paddler Report by Tony Haines
On Sunday, Aeolos, the mythical Greek ruler of the winds wanted to ensure the integrity of the Rose Bay Challenge. With this event supporting Lymphoma Australia and assisting them to raise awareness about this little known cancer, we wanted to ensure it was a success....read more..
Tingira Race Report (3/9/11)
by Steve Newsome
Well what a great race to end the series! From the perfect weather, the awesome course, the smiling faces at being greeted with sun shine to the great racing and now we actually have a perpetual trophy each year for the Tingira Open! read more..
Toronto Winterfest Paddle (14/08/11)
- By Pam Dean-Jones
On a grey and threatening winter morning, Lake Macquarie glimmered like steel as around 35 paddlers assembled on the foreshore, sniffing the low breeze... read more..
“Botany Bounty” - about the Event
(10/7/11) - by Steve Newsome
We had hoped for a sunny day so that we could show Botany Bay at its best to paddlers and launch the newest club on the South Side. Instead of rain... read more..
Race Report of the Rose Bay Challenge
(30/4/11) - by Chris Walker
I turned up to the Rose Bay Challenge, event five of the Sydney Harbour Series trembling in my boots…
Paddle fest race review by No 146 (06/03/11)
- By Stephen Newsome
I checked out the park and the start line and got some inside info from a couple of locals about the Bay and possible course. Note to self if the wind stays as bad as what is take the V8!… read more..
Cronulla, the Race Directors Review
by Steve Newsome (12/02/11)
After last years race I thought I was due for a day of nice weather. With the heat wave conditions the week before I knew it was going to be interesting but most of all I didn’t want the rain we had last year! … read more..
Outrigger view of Race 1, Cronulla, 2011
by Len Hedges
Alright, I confess: I finally succumbed to the dark side and bought an old OC1 to accompany my skis hanging in the garage and I’ve got to say…. I really enjoy paddling my canoe. So much so that my skis are collecting dust while my new love – an apple green Makia OC1 called ‘SHREK’, gets all my paddling attention… read more..
Mat Edmond's take on the Crunulla Challenge
With choppy conditions and an eager start pack squeezed between the marina and baths the event quickly got underway with 134 entrants immediately battling into the strong southerly, which arrived just in time for the race!
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'Epic' fleet fights for Pittwater Classic prize (8/5/10)
Organisers were thrilled with the number of participants entered into the last round of the highly successful “Bing Lee/LG/Epic Kayaks Harbour Racing Series” on Pittwater, north of Sydney… read more..
Biggest fleet ever takes on the Rose Bay Challenge - (18/4/10) - By Len Hedges
130 paddlers lined up on the beach for the start of the Rose Bay Challenge. Perfect conditions of brilliant sunshine and a gentle breeze greeted paddlers… read more..
Rose Bay: ‘THE BEAST’ goes AWOL, ‘BRAINS’ goes commando (18/4/10)
- By 'Brains'
Regular visitors to the Harbor Racing website may be aware that THE BEAST has featured in a couple of race commentaries... read more..
Kate McGrath’s outstanding result at Rose Bay
(18/4/10) - By 'Len Hedges
The author apologies to Kate McGrath for overlooking her outstanding result in the Rose Bay leg of the Harbour Racing series... read more..
Event 3 Northbridge Challenge - THE BEAST involved in a close finish. (14/3/10)
by Len Hedges
Regular partners Steve Paget (BRAWN) and Len Hedges (BRAINS) harnessed THE BEAST yet again for the Northbridge round of the Harbour Series.THE BEAST enjoyed a warm up paddle… read more..
Event 3 Northbridge Challenge - (14/3/10)
by Rozanne Green
I was thrilled to hear of a Harbour Series, as the Ocean Series was too big of a challenge for me last year… read more..
Harbour Racing Incorporated Race 2 Cronulla (13/2/10)
Waking to the sound of pouring rain at 4am was not the start of the day that I was looking for! After months of planning and thought into what would make a great day for the paddlers… read more..
‘THE BEAST’ accepts the ‘Sydney Harbour Challenge’
(23/1/10) - by Len Hedges
Lane Cove River Kayakers Len Hedges and Steve Padget teamed up in ‘THE BEAST’ at the Sydney Harbour Challenge held at Balmoral… read more..
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