Trip and Tour Posts

Broke Inlet Trip Report – January 2021

Another successful trip down to Broke for our Australia Day celebrations – with a baker’s dozen of keen paddlers participating, and the same number returning to Perth to fight another day – what more...

Penguin Island – December 2020

Penguin Island Blues Sunday the 6th December dawned with blue skies, sunshine and the promise of wind. Not the sort from baked beans, but the sort that blows strongly from the south west. Undaunted, fourteen...

Murray Delta Paddle Trip Report – October 2020

Inaugural Murray Delta Meander The Murray River is only one hour from Perth, but feels a million miles away. Guide Marty Wells, assisted by the two Geoffs, led a group of 18 on a lazy...

PWA Instructor / Guide of the Year Award

Congratulations to Geoff Emery who was recently selected as the PWA Instructor / Guide of the Year for Western Australia. As the WA winner Geoff has also been nominated for the Australian Award. Through the...

Sea Kayak Paddle: Coogee to SCC Trip Report – October 2020

A joint Swan Canoe Club and Sea Kayak Club WA paddle from Coogee Marina to SCC was enjoyed by all who paddled on the 25th of October.

Serpentine Sojourn – September 2020

SERPENTINE SOJOURN Geoff Emery 27/9/20. After a delay due to last weeks’ high winds and poor weather, the club Serpentine River paddle took place on Sunday 27th September. To everyone’s surprise we had sunshine, light...

Pandemic Paddle # 2

By Geoff Emery Coronavirus isolation shows that some paddlers thrive and others, well others struggle. Some turn inward and withdraw from paddling society, but others are like caged lions. They have to get outside. Get...

Pandemic Paddle April 2020

By Geoff Emery April 2020, the year of Covid-19 saw Colin Priest and Geoff Emery maintaining social distancing as they set off from Palm Beach, Rockingham for a paddle to Penguin Island. They paddled west...

WA Sea Kayak Festival Albany Feb – Mar 2020

Seven Swan Canoe Club members, including myself, attended the Sea Kayak Festival 2020 held in Albany over the long weekend 28th Feb – 2nd March. For some it was their first Sea Kayak Festival,...

Broke Inlet 24 – 27 January 2020

Our time at Broke was again just magical with such a mixture of landscapes to enjoy and the tranquillity of our beautiful spot at Windy Point. I just loved the chance to do some...