Happy New Year from Paddle WA & Upcoming Events

The Paddle Western Australia Office wishes you and yours a Happy New Year!


We would just like to thank all the paddlers, volunteers and members for the fantastic year that was 2018 and we can’t wait for the expansion of paddling in Western Australia this year!

The year starts off with some exciting events which shouldn’t be missed!


Marathon 10km champs

The State Marathon 10km Championships are held at Lake Leschenaultia. Distances are as followed:

Seniors: 10.0km (10 x 1km laps )

Juniors/Novice/Short: U12 Guppies: 5km (5 x 1km laps)

U10 Guppies: 3km (3 x 1km laps)

Registration closes 11th January at midnight.

Register here: https://www.webscorer.com/register?raceid=165328

SunSmart Sprint State Championships

State Sprint Titles at Champion Lakes Regatta Centre Saturday 19th January. Racing starts at 8.30am. All races are on Saturday. Classes from Guppy to Masters are by age/gender for K1 and K2 over 200m, 500m, and 1000m. The start gates will be in use for the 200m.

These is also a C1 class of 200 & 500m.

Once racing is over there will be presentations of medal winners and a free bbq.

Registrations close 14th of January at midnight.

Register here: https://www.paddlewa.asn.au/sprintstatechamps/


It’s on again!!! The Mandurah Ocean Club invites ocean skis, outriggers, SUPs, plastics and kayaks to compete in the Peel region’s major ocean paddling event. The DUEL is a 12.5km race that starts at the Dawesville Cut, follows the coast north to Halls Head and finishes at the Mandurah Ocean Club, Halls Head.


Registrations close at 8pm Friday 18th Jan 2019


There needs to be a minimum of 3 competitors in a category for that category to be eligible for prizes.


10.00am – 12 noon: Registration and sign-in for all craft at the Mandurah Ocean Club (Old Yacht Club), Halls Head.

10.00am: Food available for purchase at the Old Yacht Club Canteen. There will also be a coffee van.

12.00 noon: (IMPORTANT): ALL paddlers must attend the Race Briefing at the Mandurah Ocean Club.

12.30pm: Car shuffle to the start at Dawesville Cut.

Register here: https://www.webscorer.com/register?pid=1&raceid=165336