DBNSW Regatta Series – Race 1

2nd September 2017 By Tina Penrith regatta was the second time I have been at a competitive racing day with DSA. The weather was cold to start with a fog rolling in on arrival but it cleared to a wonderful sunny day for racing. I was in 2 categories for the race day and I found the race day was fun and engaging no matter if you were racing or being the cheer squad. The team captains made the day run very smooth and I would like to say a big thank you for all the hard work they did on…


21st August 2017 By Snehal Dobroyd was my first experience of competitive racing, and I participated in the prems mixed and open categories. The races were well organized and while all the teams were there to compete, there was a lot of camaraderie as well, so it was a good experience which I would recommend to everyone who has not raced yet. What I learnt from the races: Conditions can be quite different from training. One side of the river was quite shallow, making it harder to paddle there. Even small distances can add up, especially when there are multiple heats,…

Hongkong Stanley & International Regatta Race 2017

18th June 2017 By Liz M I had a fantastic time in Hong Kong from drumming in Stanley to my special paddling moments on Victoria Harbour, so many thanks to everyone for your company, support and for the fun and laughter. I enjoyed the carnival and the competition. The experience will be unforgettable ... and we brought home some trophies too!