Welcome

Welcome to the Marathon Canoe Club of SA, we hope you enjoy your visit to or web home.

Details of our premier event, the Riverland Paddling Marathon (RPM) can be viewed at this site. You can also access details on other marathon paddling events. Or you can look up the latest weather report, river levels and tide times from the links page.

We hope our web home satisfies your interest and whets your appetite for marathon paddling.

For more information contact the club at MarathonCanoeClubofSA@live.com.au

 

Riverland Paddling Marathon


The Riverland Paddling Marathon (RPM) is South Australia’s premiere long distance paddling marathon. The RPM incorporates the Murray 200, the Murray 200 Relay, the Murray 100 and the Riverland mini-marathon.

The 3 day event runs from Berri to Morgan over the Queens Birthday long weekend every year in June.
The Riverland Paddling Marathon attracts all types of paddle craft including kayaks, canoes, surf skis, surf boats, dragon boats and stand up paddle boards. Recreational classes are run in conjunction with competitive classes.
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  • PSA Canoe Sprint Titles 2020-21 Feb 27, 2021
    /* custom css */ .td_uid_1_603a5bc4a32c8_rand { min-height: 0; } /* custom css */ .td_uid_2_603a5bc4a3839_rand { vertical-align: baseline; } The PSA Canoe Sprint Titles 2020-21 will be held on Monday the 8th of March. Registration will be at 8:15 for a 9:00 commencement of racing. The decision has been made to limit the event to a […]
  • Regatta 4 – 12 Dec 2020 Dec 10, 2020
    /* custom css */ .td_uid_6_603a5bc4a97f7_rand { min-height: 0; } /* custom css */ .td_uid_7_603a5bc4a997a_rand { vertical-align: baseline; } Here is the draw for Regatta 4 – Regatta-4-Draw-2020.pdf Be prepared with hats, sunscreen, and plenty of fluids. /* custom css */ .td_uid_9_603a5bc4aaded_rand { min-height: 0; } /* custom css */ .td_uid_10_603a5bc4aaf48_rand { vertical-align: baseline; }
  • Another successful Team Paddle Challenge! Dec 7, 2020
    Last month saw the running of another successful Team Paddle Challenge event at Blanchetown.  Enjoy the images below, courtesy of official photographers Peter Franz Photography PS: not a real arm injury, just the ‘how to treat a snakebite’ testing checkpoint!  
  • Body of canoeist found six days after going missing in Lake Alexandrina Nov 29, 2020
    /* custom css */ .td_uid_11_603a5bc4ae1d7_rand { min-height: 0; } /* custom css */ .td_uid_12_603a5bc4ae35d_rand { vertical-align: baseline; } Body of canoeist found six days after going missing in Lake Alexandrina https://www.abc.net.au/news/2020-12-03/body-of-missing-canoeist-found-during-search-of-lake-alexandrina/12948106 This is a tragic accident on our waterways and until we know all the facts may have been preventable. Remember paddle safely and follow […]
  • Sprint Regatta 7 November 2020 Nov 10, 2020
    /* custom css */ .td_uid_14_603a5bc4affc9_rand { min-height: 0; } /* custom css */ .td_uid_15_603a5bc4b01ac_rand { vertical-align: baseline; } Thank you to all who participated and assisted at the sprint regatta last Saturday the 7th of November.  It was very pleasing to see the number of athletes participating with many new faces. Also, we had the […]

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  • River Canoe Club’s Amazing Efforts in Trip Preparation, Water Safety and Community Wellbeing Feb 26, 2021
    By Andy Singh On Sunday 24 January 2021, six RCC members participated in a club paddle to loop Sydney Harbour from Rose Bay to Little Manly. The risk management plan highlighted the dangers of motor vessels on a January Sunday with good weather forecast and the rising wind in the afternoon. The trip commenced as […]
  • Tasmanian Paddle Week 2021 Feb 25, 2021
    By Russell Horton Paddle Week 2021 was a buzz for me and the hundreds other kayakers and rafters who joined in. This was a whitewater extravaganza – Hydro Tasmania provided scheduled water releases on 4 rivers over 8 days, creating a beautiful whitewater kayaking holiday. We started off at the Upper Mersey Whitewater Course, a grade […]
  • 2021 PA Canoe Sprint Championships Rescheduled Feb 16, 2021
    At their meeting on 13th February, the Board of Paddle Australia (PA) made the difficult decision to support a recommendation that the 2021 PA Canoe Sprint  Championships, scheduled for 17 – 21 March 2021, should be postponed. The decision, taken consistent with the criteria published by PA in July 2020 and after input from the PA Canoe Sprint […]