RESOURCES – A collection of information.

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REFERENCE DOCUMENTS

AUSTRALIAN CANOEING

Australian Canoeing Award Scheme Handbook … click here


MARITIME SAFETY QUEENSLAND BOATING MAPS.

A comprehensive list of quality boating maps can be found on this government website.


AUSTRALIAN MARITIME COLLEGE.

The Marine VHF Radio Operator’s Handbook can be found on this website.


QUEENSLAND TRANSPORT – PROJECTING LOADS.

Kayak carrying guidelines can be found on this government website.

In Summary
  • Distance load can project from the front – No more than 1.2m
  • Distance load can project from the rear – No more than 1.2m without a warning device
Warning device
  • During the day – You must display a brightly coloured red and yellow, or yellow flag at least 450mm by 450mm is fixed to the extreme back of the load.
  • During the night – You must display a red warning light that is visible from at least 200m away, OR at least 2 red reflectors capable of reflecting from the headlights of a following vehicle.

SKILLS

Kayarchy – Sea Kayaking Online Handbook and Reference.
Kayak Paddling.net – An animated instructional site. It is presented in many languages…..press the English Flag for an English version.
Atlantic Kayak Tours – Expert Center Index

SEQ Water Rules.

Occasionally, the Club paddles on local dams that are under the control of SEQ Water. All participants should be aware of the existing SEQ Water rules that apply.
View these rules here: QBWSA – Seqwater Rules

USEFUL LINKS

WEATHER – TIDES – SURF

OTHER CLUBS

KAYAK REPAIRS
Kerry Richards, ex Natureline Kayaks. He can be contacted at 54728541 and 0402067759.

EQUIPMENT SUPPLIERS
The following are a good starting point if you are searching for gear.

Natureline – Now based in Murarrie.

Kayak Noosa – Noosa
Expedition Kayaks – Sydney. A little far to travel but have an on-line shop.

KAYAK TALK

Mount Warning

Gnarly Dog – A personal blog with interesting info.
MAGAZINES
Ocean Paddler MagazineUK Publication
ADVENTURE BLOGS
Australia by kayak – Stuart Trueman’s Trip around Australia