Date – 9th September 2018 Please note the following timings and logisitics are based on 2017 details and are subject to change dependent on weather conditions etc. You are best advised to set aside the entire day for this paddle. LONG COURSE – 25 km Briefing time – at Cape Cleveland Boat Loading at Sealink […]

2018 Race 7 – Cape 2 Cape


Date – 28th July 2018 LONG COURSE – 37.9km (or up to 2km less if you take a narrow line against island) Briefing time – 8:15am Start Location – Nelly Bay Marina, 4819 Start Time – 8:35am Finish location – Nelly Bay Marina (paddling past Peppers Deck) Short Course – approx 10km over 2 stages ( or 1 really […]

2018 Race 6 – Magnetic Loop – 5 Stage Race


RIVER RUSH is part of the Adventurethon Townsville Demolish 2018. This means that all paddlers get a medallion as well as all the fun and activity that comes with Adventurethon. Join the festivities at Pallarenda – food, music and competitions, July 14th and 15th. OFFICIAL PRESENTATIONS will be held at […]

2018 Race 5 – River Rush



THIS RACE HAS BEEN CANCELLED Date – 30th June 2018 LONG COURSE – 20 km Briefing time – 2pm Start Location – Cnr Louisa Creek River and Edmunds Ave Start Time – 2:30pm Finish location – Surf Club, Mackay Harbour Beach SHORT COURSE – 9 km Short Course Briefing time – 2:30pm Short Course Start time – 2:45pm Take on […]

2018 Race 4 – Mackay Downwinder


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Race 3 – Cowley to Etty Bay Competitor Information Booklet All competitors must also read the NQOPS General Information Booklet Date – 16th June 2018 LONG COURSE –  22km Briefing time – 1pm Start Location – Cowley Beach, 4871 Start Time – 1:30pm Finish location – Etty Bay, 4858 SHORT COURSE – 8 km Short Course Briefing time – 1:30pm […]

2018 Race 3 – Cowley to Etty


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It is refreshing to see how far ocean paddling has come in North Queensland, one of the markers to show the improvement of NQ paddlers is that on any given day we can’t pick how the top 10 is going to pan out. SEE RESULTS HERE Early in the week […]

Pallarenda to Saunders – All about lines