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If you are in need of a paddler/s to join your crew or would like to join a crew, please get in touch with our Event Manager - Michelle

We will post requests on the Paddlers Pool page for all to view, so keep checking the site for updates.


2019 requests 



SMM looking for a seat - Have done the TBC many times as SMM with Grizzlies.Would like to do the changeover or 18k race if a team is looking for someone. 

Many Thanks,
Ian (Willo) Wilson.



Needed -  one Golden or Platinum Woman for our OC2 relay.(due to injury) contact on mobile +61 417 712 734 or Messenger under Teena Cashin.



Female paddler SMW from Ngati Rehia Club, Northland

available for 18 km or any short races. These days predominantly the steerer, but happy to fill in any position except one. 

Email Monika at

or phone 027-3788674

J19 experienced paddler, can sit in any seat and has done many races including Regional Sprints, National Sprints, Long Distance Nationals and Vaka Eiva Rarotonga. She is able to paddle J19 or open and has paddled for several clubs.  Looking to do the 10km or 18km race.  
Contact details:  022 041 3484 or



Vancouver area, Xisul S_Thuyelh open women’s crew   is looking for a lady paddler to fill in a seat for the 35 km race,

Also looking for 2 lady paddlers to fill in out open woman’s 18 km race.

Contact Karen George

Cell  250 466-4254


Two Senior Master Women looking to junior 18km and short course crews.

Paddlers from Fraser Coast..looking for a paddle in the 18ks and short course.

Both paddlers have won national and world titles..paddled with the Aussie Aunties in Molokai very experience paddlers Sandra Wallis .and Jane Birch. We would also love it if anybody would be kind enough to hire us there oc1 for the relay



SM, GM or 70+ looing for paddle in 18k or 35km race

Graham King, Capricorn Coast OCC, Central Queensland, looking to fill a crew in SM, GM or 70+ (men’s or mixed), 18k or 35k.

Paddling CV:  Overseas and local long distance races including a couple of Takapunas (last in 2016), Cook Islands, Queen Liliuokalani in 2014 (incl 12-man with Taniwah Grizzlies for a 3rd), several Hamilton Island Cups and a couple of Sydney Harbour Challenges, Gold Coast Cups and Noc the Rocks.





Women looking for seat in 18km race

Denise Ryan - From Capricorn Outrigger Canoe Club Australia.   Paddling since 1993, prefers seat 2,3,4,5 but can paddle any seat.

64 years old,  previously has raced at Takapuan and Hamilton Island.    contact: 


Male paddler late 50’s looking for a crew to race Saturday 35km race. From Vancouver island. Contact; 









Andrew (53) an experienced paddler from Hong Kong looking to join a men or mixed for any races on Friday / Saturday. Also looking to hire an OC1 for the Sunday race. Contact Andrew Osborne


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