Sport

Waterfest makes a splash

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January 24, 2018

Yarrawonga Mulwala Canoe Club Coach Tim Roadley shows Ashley Jackson of Mulwala the correct paddling technique at the Yarrawonga Mulwala Waterfest on Saturday. The event gave more than 60 people an opportunity to try out a variety of water sports on beautiful Lake Mulwala.

Participants enjoyed a variety of paddling craft at the Waterfest.

Popular Olympic watersports, kayaking, rowing and sailing were on show last Saturday for the Yarrawonga Mulwala Waterfest.
The Waterfest, which was held at the Yarrawonga Yacht Club, was hailed as a huge success by organisers with more than 60 people trying out the various water sports.
Yarrawonga Mulwala Canoe Club Coach Tim Roadley said the Waterfest attracted interest from both locals and visitors.
“The day was an opportunity to try a variety of on-water crafts such as kayaks, SUP’s and sailing craft.
“We are very lucky to have a variety of water based sporting clubs at our doorstop offering three fantastic Olympic sports.
“I would like to thank John Shaw for the use of his Stand Up Paddleboards and the Yarrawonga Rowing Club, Yarrawonga Yacht Club and Yarrawonga Mulwala Canoe Club members for their support,” Tim said.
The canoe will hold a Canoeing Victoria PaddleHub program this Friday at the Yarrawonga Foreshore next to the main boat ramp on Bank St from 12 noon.  This is a great opportunity for people to have people one-on-one instruction from Canoeing Victoria accredited instructors. Session will be 1 hour on the hour.
For information or for bookings contact Tim Roadley on 0417 373 376.

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