Please see below from Callum regarding this very relaxed paddle day which is usually great fun. As an added bonus the kai is always fantastic !
If we have enough people interested to warrant taking a W6 over we will need to get that organised so if you want to paddle in a six please reply on Teamer as soon as possible so we can get organised.
Tēnā Koutou e te whānau just a reminder about the ‘LEGEND’S PADDLE’ that will be held May 7th
In memory of Bill Monahan & Khema Paala (KP) two legend’s of waka who have both contributed in many ways to the Motueka Waka Ama Club and made their presence known on te tai o Aorere
You didn’t need to have known Bill or KP to come and join in!
We invite all willing to show remembrance and enjoy the spirit of paddling.
Please meet and assemble waka at the north of Kaiteretere by the waka
2x 5km races will be run up towards Tokangawhā and back (weather permitting) followed by a shared Kai and BBQ please bring a plate or something to throw on the BBQ if possible.
9-9:30 ~ Registrations
9:30 ~ Karakia/Briefing
9:45 ~ RACE 1 SMALL CRAFT
(all divisions and craft welcome eg: Kayak,Ski,Sup,Waka, dug out log)
10:45 ~ RACE 2 W6/W12 Waka
12:00 ~ Kai/Acknowledgements
Its never too early or too late to start paddling waka ama
We always welcome new members to the Maitahi Outrigger Canoe Club.
We have social and racing waka ama crews catering for a wide variety of ages and abilities.