Night Paddle

A night paddle along the Brisbane River.

Note:
The exact times and format of this event may change so please register for updates.

The direction will be decided on the day by the group (upstream or downstream)

Paddling safe
Paddling at night has extra dangers. You must have adequate lights (it is critical that other boats see you easily from a distance). Basic lights consist of a front white light (e.g. head torch) and a rear WHITE light. Glo-sticks alone or one unidirectional light are not sufficient (but a good addition to your PFD). Red bike lights are not acceptable. Bring warm gear in case it is cold. Remember – NO GLOW = NO GO!

Requirements

  • Lights! – front and back and bright and white (spare batteries too)
  • PFD – you will be required to wear a PFD at all times
  • Group – we need to keep together as a group
  • Sides – we need to stay to the sides of the river as much as practical to reduce exposure to other (bigger) boats.
  • Warm gear – it may be cold… bring sufficient warm gear. Keep additional dry gear in your backpack/car in case you get wet!

Remember there are warm showers and a changing area in the shed complex.

Outline

  • 6:00PM (sharp) meet at shed
  • 8:00-9:00PM approximate finish time depending on group

Paddle type: Flatwater
Duration: ~2-3 hours
Grade: 1
Date: Sat, 19th October, 2019
Meeting time: 6 PM
Distance: 7-14 km (depending on speed, time, and ability)
Location: University of Queensland

Registration

Register with: Steff
Register by: 18 Oct 2019 Event ID: 191018F

Event organisers and leaders: Check registrations here (copy the event ID first). Login required.

Leader Email Address Location: Inductors’ Contacts Page