Club Trips and Events

Club Skills day Baigent’s reserve Sun 17 Nov 2024

Type: Peer Group Lead / Instruction
Minimum Ability/Grade: Sea Kayak - Green
  4 hours
  Steve Johnston
Time to practise these basic skills no matter your level.
Meet at Baigents Reserve at the end of Kina Peninsula.
Training for beginners and practise for all in wet exits, assisted and self rescues.
Bring food, hot drink and change of clothes
More experienced paddlers encouraged to come and help David and mentor the beginners
It's really important to keep these skills up to date, think of it as your annual kayak WOF.
Grade: (all levels) green
High tide 11.30 4.4m
Organiser Steve Johnston
Lead Trainer: David Welch
Register buy sending your name, contact details and and an emergency contact to Steve Johnston

Croiselle Harbour Okiwi Bay Sat 23-24 Nov

Type: Peer Group Paddle
Minimum Ability/Grade: Sea Kayak - Orange
  2 days
  Mary Caldwell
Leave from Okiwi Bay and explore the expansive Croiselle harbour.
There are interesting bays, lagoon, inlets, rocky coastline, bays and Islands to explore on this 2 day trip.
We will camp on one of the islands.

Travel time is 1 and a half hours from Richmond. Sharing transport encouraged.
High tide Sat. 4.12pm 3.4m
Trip grade: Orange
Trip Leader: Bevan Walker
Trip organiser: Mary Caldwell

Tata Beach to Mutton Cove Sat/Sun 7-8 Dec 2024

Type: Peer Group Paddle
Minimum Ability/Grade: Sea Kayak - Orange
  2 days
  Diane Winter 0272613388
Paddle the Northern end of Abel Tasman.
Leaving from Tata Beach head around Tata Islands then explore the rocky coastal islands and arches at the entrance to Wainui Bay.
Stop at the historic Maori Pa site at Taupo Point beach before crossing the bay at Wharawhirangi and onwards around Separation Pt.
Watch the seals play on the rocks as you arrive in Mutton cove.
Camping at DOC Mutton Cove campsite.
Book your own campsite through the DOC Abel Tasman Great Walk online booking system.
Trip Leader: Diane Winter
Trip Grade: Orange
Sat high tide 2.42 pm 3.8m

Christmas paddle and lunch Mapua estuary Sun 15 Dec 2024

Type: Peer Group Paddle
Minimum Ability/Grade: Sea Kayak - Yellow
  11am to 3 pm
  Steve Johnston
Mapua estuary paddle & social lunch

Join us for a Christmas paddle on the Mapua estuary on the incoming tide as it fills to a whopping 4.2m high tide at 10.30 am
Bring some refreshments and food for a social Christmas early lunch after the paddle.

Event will start from Rough Island. details when you register.

Email me if you are interested and I will send you a trip registration form to fill in.
Trip leader: Steve Johnston
Trip grade:yellow
High tide 10.31am 4.2m

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