Saturday 21st September 2024

10am – 3pm at Berridge Park, Denmark, WA

In celebration of the beautiful environment that is the Kwoorabup (Noongar) River, Denmark Rowers is planning a day of water craft activities and a non-competitive swimming event combined with environmental and cultural activities for all the family.

Events

Dragon Boat races, long and short

A 5km Kayak race out into the Wilson Inlet and back to Berridge Park.

A 1.2km swim down river from Berridge Park to the Rail Trail Bridge. First wave is competitive (wetsuits OK) and the second wave is non-competitive (wetsuits, costumes, snorkels and fins allowed)

Environmental and cultural activities with information on the Kwoorabup River and its surrounds

Short course paddle races over 300m in front of Berridge Park on Kayaks, Stand Up Paddle Boards and Surfboards (Longboards, Surf Skis etc)

St Ayles Skiff rowing pursuit races for teams of four rowers and an experienced cox. Get your team together and get in touch with Denmark Rowers for a few practice runs.

Kwoorabup Cordless Drill Challenge. Get started now in designing and building your version of an EB (Electric Boat) using a cordless drill to power it in an environmentally friendly manner.

Watch this YouTube video for ideas for your craft (cordless drill powered craft out and back races)

Entry fees will be announced closer to the date and be payable online from this website as well as on the day. All entries will be at their own risk but safety is our priority and the Denmark Surf Life Saving Club has generously agreed to provide support boats and crew, first aid stations and first aiders for your safe keeping.

Come and celebrate our amazing waterways that bring life and sustainable activity to our Kwoorabup River Community

Kwoorabup River