Monthly Archives: August 2012

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Enter Now – Hawkesbury Canoe Classic 2012

Here it comes again, that feeling of excitement as the full moon in October approaches, heralding the next Hawkesbury Canoe Classic. This spectacular event with 600+ paddlers cruising the 111km…

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Technique Training with Pro Paddler Mat Gorzkiewicz

I’ve been paddling for a few years now and have gone through a few different iterations of paddle-craft and techniques; flat water kayaking, canoeing, rock gardening, white water, Greenland paddling…

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Book & DVD Review: Extreme South & Crossing the Ice (James Castrission and Justin Jones)

I was captivated and inspired back in 2009 when I read the story of two Australian adventurers, known as Cas and Jonesy, who became the first (and only) people to…

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Paddling the Northern Territory Part 2

Fat Paddler hits the Northern Territory! (continued from Part 1) by Nat Bradford Dawn on day two was spectacular. The crisp evening gave way to sunrise and the mist rose…

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Video Post: Sydney International Boat Show, Boat Builders Race (powered by Team Fat Paddler)

The Sydney International Boat Show is exciting for all sorts of reasons, but one of my favourite events is the Boat Building competition. A whole bunch of shipwright apprentices from…

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Video Post: Darwin Lions Beer Can Regatta

Barmy beer can boating in the balmy tropical North Winter in Australia’s Southern states is a hard time for paddlers. The sun rises only reluctantly, and does little to warm…