Goulburn Bash: Keresdale to Trawool Saturday 18 February 2023

Goulburn Bash: Keresdale to Trawool Saturday 18 February 2023

This is a lovely stretch of the Goulburn River. We have moved these events forward from May to March to make it more enjoyable (warmer weather and higher water). It is possible to do both the Bash and the River Trip.

Goulburn Bash: This Downriver 10km event is suitable for all craft; Canoes, Kayaks Tk1/2, skis, MULTISPORT marathon K1/K2, wildwater and recreational boats. (You should have some experience on moving water and check water levels if using an understern rudder). Lifejackets must be worn, and footwear are advised.

Registration: Please register by the Thursday 16th by emailing bcc@live.com.au your name, age, craft, and contact details.

Meet at Trawool Bridge reserve 9.00 am / Briefing at 9.30 am / Start 10.00am (after car shuffle)

Cost is $10 – pay at registration at Trawool briefing.

Further Information Neville 0400 806 690

There will be free morning tea after the event provided by the Bendigo paddlers and families.

This event is run on the same course as the first stage of the Goulburn Classic, Aust oldest canoe race which is conducted in November.

Bash Course Description: You enter the Goulburn River from the small reserve at Keresdale. There is a good stretch of water above the start line for participants to warm up. This section is graded as grade 1. The river speed and volume varies greatly depending on the volume of water released from the Eildon Pondage. The river is fast flowing water and willows trees over hang the river edge at numerous points. Paddle times will vary from 30 minutes to 45mins

At completion of the bash and morning tea the River Trip will commence.

Goulburn river heights

River Height Bulletin – Goulburn, Broken and Murray-Riverina (VIC)

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