Noosa regatta October 2010  - Tuesday, 09 November 2010 - Results

OC1/2 Regatta at Noosa on Saturday 16th October
4th Regatta in the OC1/2 Season

Short Course was 8km and there were 69 canoes on the start line, conditions were flat water not much assistance from any swell. Long Course was 20km and 49 canoes were on the start line, conditions were excellent with light winds no assistance from any swell – pretty much flat water paddling except around Hells Gate & Devils Kitchen where it became chopped up.

Paddlers from Canoe Point (Gladstone) to Coffs Harbour competed in the Noosa Regatta which was race 4 (the final race) in the South Queensland Zone OC1/OC2 series. Points were accumulated over the series and paddlers had to race 3 out of the 4 races to qualify for series champions.

Senior Paddler Results

  • Carl Silke & Jane Birch – OC2 Senior Master Mixed Short course 1st
  • Carl Silke & Jane Birch – OC2 Senior Master Mixed Long course 1st
  • Bryanne Eyles & Sandra Wallis – OC2 Senior Master Women Short course 1st
  • Bryanne Eyles & Sandra Wallis – OC2 Senior Master Women Long course 1st
  • Peter Bray ( Burrum Heads) & Bryanne Eyles – OC2 Mixed Master Short Course 1st
  • Nick Le Roux – OC1 Open Men Short Course 1st
  • Nick Le Roux & Jenaya Davis – OC2 Open Mixed Long Course 2nd

Junior Results

Junior Paddlers paddled a 4km course and beat the strategies they overheard the other clubs planning on the day. This was the first year that the children have paddled with the club’s new OC2’s purchased with a grant from the Hervey Bay RSL

  • Jess Harris ( under 12 ) won the overall winner of the 2010 OC1 & 2 Series.
  • On the day Jess won 1st in the Under 12 OC1 Race beating the all other competitors by 2 minutes.
  • Ross Carnegie and Jess Harris came 2nd in the Under 12 OC2 race.
  • Mereana Patara came 1st in the Under 12 OC2 race. She paddled with Oliver from Moolooaba.
  • Teotomi Patara came 3rd in the Under 16 OC1 race of 6klms Teotomi an Under 16 paddler teamed up with Sandy Wallis a Senior Master Paddler to win the OC2 Open Short Course Mixed race.
  • Jen Davis (U19) teamed up with Nick Le Roux (open men) to come 2nd in the OC 2  Open mixed Long Course.