Tag Archives: Sydney Harbour Bridge

Sydney Harbour dawn as Team Fat Paddler set-off for Manly

Practice Run for the Manly Wharf Bridge to Beach

The Manly Wharf Bridge to Beach – 11.5km of open water racing on Sydney Harbour – is an annual institution on the Sydney paddling calendar. It starts under the iconic…

Poles! An interesting route by Goat Island, in the guts of the Harbour

Exploring the Urban Beauty of Sydney by Paddle

As paddlers we spend a great deal of time exploring the outdoors but often concentrate on the natural world – waves, cliffs, beaches and wildlife. Often we forget that the…

Paddling Against the Iconic Sydney Skyline

I don’t often paddle in the heart of the city of Sydney because of excessive boat, ship and ferry traffic, but every now and then I do just to see…

Sydney Sunrise Paddles

One of the real joys of getting out early in the kayak is seeing sunrises from the water. There is something magical about a dark horizon turning gold and then…

Passing Middle Head

Bridges, Penguins and Ocean Swell

A few weeks ago I missed a paddle after a rare night out to farewell a work colleague left me in no state to get up early. And as fate…

Sydney Harbour – like paddling in a washine machine

I decided it was time for a test, a time to put the demons behind me, a time to get past the disasterous first paddle into Sydney Harbour. It was…