Murchison Dash – A paddle adventure down the Murchison river
Murchison Dash – A paddle adventure down the Murchison river starting with a narrow section of river and opening out to a wider section as you approach the coastline.Plenty of nice rock formations and wildlife to look at along the way!
Marathon Paddlers are encouraged to take part in the event for racing training as a lead in to other races on the calendar, its perfect lead in for fitness for the iconic Avon Descent in August.
Race it hard, or cruise it to the finish ! either way grab a mate and get into it
Murchison Dash Paddle – Also Stage 3 of the Staged race
Date: 3rd June Time: 7:30 – 11:00am Start Location: Murchison Station Kalbarri, WA Finish Location Kalbarri Foreshore
DASH Ultra: 16.5 km
Any paddle craft is welcome to attempt the full course which is a point to point challenge starting at the station
K1,K2, Surfskis , Canoe, Plastics, outriggers, SUP
The Full Course has a few shallow sand sections but the entire river can be paddled with a surf rudder if you keep in the deeper sections (which are faster anyway)
The SES will keep you safe on the water with some rescue boats checking paddlers.
Some take it serious and others take an Esky ! take on a challenge and finish on the riverbank with the Canoe and Cray crowd to cheer you on, take in the landscapes from a prime viewing position on a kayak.
Murchison Dash is a flat water paddle that features tidal influences and shallow water. This creates good marathon training and Pre Avon river fitness. This event is a point to point paddle starting at the Murchison Station to the mouth of the river.
When on the river there is incredible views of rock features.
DASH Enduro: 8km Paddle
Date: 3rd June Time: 8:30 – 11:00am Start & Finish Location Kalbarri Foreshore (out and back course)
The course heads upstream for approx 4km to a turn buoy before heading back downstream. Castle rock is right near the turn position and well worth a quick glance on the paddle.All Paddle craft are welcome and this is the ideal distance to attempt a bit of a challenge without too much need to train too seriously OR to be able to really hit it hard and fast if you do train hard.
DASH Junior/Taste: 2km
Date: 3rd June Time: 9:30 – 11:00am Start & Finish Location Kalbarri Foreshore (out and back course)
The perfect distance for a first time paddle race OR a flat out effort to race against your friends and family…Hire boats are available please give us notice if you need to arrange a hire boat as they are in limited supply… a 2km effort is a good challenge for the kids too.
All paddle craft including surf club nipper boards are welcome at the event.