SCC Dec News # 2: Broke Inlet Trip, Collie R White Water, Rolling, Ningaloo Reef


Penguin Island this weekend…

Broke Inlet (nr. Walpole). Paddle/Camp. Australia Day weekend 26th-29th Jan 2006
A club paddling long weekend from Thurs to Sun (during the Australia Day holiday). 
Drive down Thursday morning (about 4 _ hours from Perth).  Meet at the inlet 12 midday for lunch.  (Exact meeting place will be advised at briefing) Itinery: 
Thursday : After lunch paddle (with all gear) to an island in the inlet.  Set up camp.  (Approx 5km)
Friday : On the water after breakfast.  Day paddle to the mouth of the Shannon river and back. Packed lunch, tea back at camp.  (Approx 10km) 
Saturday : Day paddle to the mouth of the inlet and back.  Packed lunch, tea back at camp.  (Approx 16km)
Sunday :  return to mainland.  (Approx 5km)    See
web page link for all other details now…. BookingsÉ telephone Steve Emms on 9341 1328.

White Water Paddling on the Collie River Monday 9th Jan 06
(Depending on water level) River is graded 2-3.  Must have white water experience and short play boat.
For more details contact Colin Priest after 1st Jan 06 on 9446 5505

Rolling Lessons Tuesdays 6.00-7.00pm Jan 17th Ð Feb 7th  06   
Meet at the beach on the northern side of Meads bring a dive mask.

Sea Kayaking Ningaloo Reef. April 1-15th  06
This will be a sea kayaking expedition carrying all camping gear in our kayaks. 
Numbers will be strictly limited. For more details contact Colin Priest after 1st Jan 06 on  9446 5505

Walpole at New Year
Coalmine Beach Holiday and Caravan Park has let me know another campsite has become available from Dec 27 to Jan 2. The site fits 2x 2 person dome tents. If anyone else is interested in coming to our New Years Camp then please let me know. Fourteen Swannies are booked on so far. You can come for part of the period if you wish. The cost is $13 per person per night. Check out the park on or phone 1800 670 026.For more info phone Maggie Orum 9335 3931 or 0408 677 420 or

Other Events:
8 Jan – Social Paddle and Champagne BBQ
13 Jan – Full moon paddle and dinner at restaurant
10 Feb – Busselton sea kayak weekend
25 Feb – Evening under the stars
19 Mar – Swan Canoe Club Open Day

To all Swan Canoe Club Members
Have a Happy and Safe Christmas.  

Colin Priest   President

Please support our great sponsor,
Mainpeak Paddlesports.


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