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Racing the Moon

Racing the Moon - Equipment by Steve Posselt from Kayak 4 Earth It was 5.20am when we left Ballina. The sun was still preparing to rise as we crossed the bar but with a 95% moon we could see the waves. The crossing was therefore exhilarating but uneventful. Heading south and with a significant swell coming over our left shoulders, […]

River Red Gums

Friends Canoeing – Barooga by NSW National Parks & Wildlife Service Take me to the river with the river red gums Become acquainted with the mighty Murrumbidgee and Murray Rivers in the river red gum forests of southern NSW through the best way possible – on the river itself. Whether you’re a paddle sport expert or a humble novice, […]

Globy does Gippsland

Tin Mine Cove - Photo by Mark Barnes Victoria’s Gippsland is the destination of the next great Global Paddler road trip. The Visit Victoria website says we should all “Escape to Gippsland, occupying the vast eastern corner of Victoria, and be rewarded with natural landscapes of unparalleled beauty.” That glowing recommendation was way too good for me to disregard, so I compiled this itinerary to help me experience the best paddling the area has to offer, from […]

WomDomNom 2013

WomDomNom Photo 1 The third annual WomDomNom, a 4 day paddle from Wellington to Narromine, through Dubbo, is being held from Thursday 28 November through to Sunday 1 December 2013. This event is not organised by Global Paddler, but Scott Rawstorne and his lovely partner Janelle will be doing all 4 days in their Mad River Legend 16 canoe. Sign up now […]

The fjords of Norway

Nærøyfjord by Scott Rawstorne Norway’s fjords are without question one of the earth’s most majestic geographical features. The United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) have named the West Norwegian Fjords of Geirangerfjord and Nærøyfjord in a combined World Heritage Site because they “are considered as archetypical fjord landscapes and among the most scenically outstanding […]