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Flatwater Trips 2014

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Please check the basic trip requirements and information at the bottom of this page

Paddle the length of the Brisbane river from the river mouth to Colleges Crossing in a day. This is a long paddle only for the more able paddlers. Option to start/stop at the UQCC shed.

Market day 2014 Sem 1Wed 26 Feb 14 ()
The club has a display in the Great Court on Wednesday 26 Feb 2014 as part of the UQ orientation week's Market Day.

Want to try kayaking? Do your friends want to try? This is your chance. The beginning of semester come and try day is scheduled for Saturday 1st March, between 8:00 AM and 12 AM. Prospective members are encouraged to come.

Wivenhoe Dam Training DaySun 16 Mar 14 ()
A one day training event at Wivenhoe dam for flatwater (TK and K1s) training. A chance to learn new skills and try new boats.

A social trip down the river to the West End Markets. We'll stop for some coffee and maybe a bite to eat. Open to all Saturday morning paddlers, and a chance for members to meet each other. If you aren't able to paddle, please meet us at the markets anyway.

Start from UQCC shed paddling with the tides to Sherwood arboretum for BBQ and games. Return on the turn of the tide back to shed after lunch.

Club camping multi-discipline trip to Tweed Heads, NSW.

Meet the Coach & CoachingSat 23 Aug 14 ()
The club has a new coach starting. This is a chance to go for a paddle and meet him, and for him to find out what you are interested in. There will be a coaching sessions afterwards.

A day at Wivenhoe dam aimed at improving your paddle technique and trying out tippier TK1 and K1 kayaks.

Coaching sessionsSat 30 Aug 14 ()
Flatwater coaching sessions are planned for every Saturday starting from the 23rd of August. This will be reviewed after a month and the session dates/times could potentially change depending on the interests of members.

Upper Noosa RiverSat 4 Oct 14 ()
A three day trip up the Noosa river and the Noosa Everglades - a favourite club destination.

A training session at the Gold Coast Varsity Lakes.

Canoe and kayak movements are prohibited (ie not allowed for club boats) on the Brisbane River between the Go-Between Bridge and the Story Bridge between 6am, Thursday 13 November and 5pm, Monday 17 November.

Upper Brisbane RiverSat 6 Dec 14 ()
A two day trip paddling down the Upper Brisbane River. Its quite nice up in these parts, but then it is where our drinking water comes from!

Club members will be paddling to the West end market for breakfast, leaving from the shed at 8 am this Saturday 13th December.