Paddle n Ski Hadspen Race 17 January 2023

Another great night for a paddle and some great times acheived with 8 out of 12 paddlers acheiving season best times. Jo was the race winner with a time 1 minute 48 seconds better than her previous best, Ken was chasing hard but couldn’t quite make the race win with his time 1 minute 45 better than before, April rounded out the top 3 with a 1 minute 14 improvement. The following paddlers also acheived best times, in finishing order; Phil Nelson (70s), Claye (65s), Peter (22s), Phil Barratt (19s), and Phil Marsh (218 s); Sabrina just missed out by 4 seconds and Isaac by 3 seconds. Some great paddling everyone.

Thanks to Donelda and Geoff for timing, it is much appreciated. Race times are below.

Paddler Handicap Gun Time Actual Time Position
Jo MacQueen 30:54 58:21 27:27 1
Ken McLean 21:22 58:29 37:07 2
April Nelson 29:39 58:55 29:16 3
Phil Nelson 20:25 59:02 38:37 4
Claye Mace 18:36 59:07 40:31 5
Peter Girling 22:02 59:49 37:47 6
Phil Barratt 26:26 59:51 33:25 7
Sabrina Sonda 19:52 60:16 40:24 8
Phil Marsh 3:47 60:44 56:57 9
Adam Rolls 22:01 62:25 40:24 10
Richard Pearson 51:22 88:30 37:08 11
Mary Rummery 19:52 61:47 41:55 TT
Phil Wadley Go 61:48 41:56 TT
Isaac Johnson 16:00 45:57 29:57 TT


Guntime for next week will be at 6:30 pm, (for those new to handicap racing your start time is you handicap after 6:30 pm, ie 13:50 handicap starts at 6:43:50) to be safe be ready to race at 6:40 pm. If you miss your start time you can still race, have your time recorded and score points. New paddlers will be able to set their handicap time. If you are starting more than 20 minutes after your handicap you may be asked to race a shorter course to ensure on water safety.

Please register for the race here: Paddle Australia If our event doesn’t come up, please search by location for Hadspen to find our event; or after logging in to the ‘Just Go’ website come back and click the link again.

Check the main Hadspen page for more details.

See you Tuesday night.

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