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Introduction to Outrigger Canoeing

This course has no current classes. Please join the waiting list.

We regret to inform you that the class scheduled for 23rd October 2021 has been cancelled due to the current COVID-19 lockdown

Outrigger Canoeing in Newcastle

This enclosed waters paddle in a 6 person Outrigger Canoe will familiarise you with the craft, basic instruction, and safety procedures. Enjoy a 90 minute paddle in Throsby Creek and on the Harbour Waters: experience a new view of foreshore.
Necessary paddling and safety equipment supplied. This activity is delivered by qualified OC paddlers and the length of the session is suited to those with little experience or limited time.

Requirements List:

  • Activity is weather dependant
  • If unsure about the weather on the day please phone:
  • Richard 0424 503 183 or Steve 0408 594 340
  • Meet at the canoe storage area opposite the rowing club at 34 Tully Street, Carrington

Please note:

  • If you are not able to swim/dog paddle more than 50m and tread water for 5 minutes in your paddling clothes you MUST wear a life jacket (supplied).

You will need:

  • Drinking water
  • Aqua footwear (old joggers ok)
  • Clothes you can swim in and a change of dry clothing
  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses on a lanyard
  • Warm clothing eg thermal top

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