1 week ago

Derwent Canoe Club
The 2023 Tasmanian Whitewater Championships, which this year were held at Bradys Lake, have been run and won. This year, the competition featured Wildwater Sprints, Freestyle (with a very popular winner) and of course Slalom. A great weekend and some very promising paddlers emerging!!!Results below (Click on each of the three photos for full details).Thanks for coming everyone! ... See MoreSee Less
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2 weeks ago

Derwent Canoe Club
Sundays Simple Slalom results. Well done everyone that participated in the first round for the summer and thanks to all that organised and helped make it work. Cate Andrews Daryl Brown ... See MoreSee Less
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3 weeks ago

Derwent Canoe Club
Well that was a sensational evening on the water for Race 7 in the Vaikobi Triple 4 Ocean Racing Series at Kingston Beach! Weather was fantastic and enough of the sea breeze was left to give some good rides out the back of the course and challenge side on stability on the return leg to the start/finish.Here is the link to the results: www.webscorer.com/race?raceid=336133And finally, the very best of luck to all those who normally race with us who will be in WA for race week and the World Championships. Can't wait to hear all the stories ... See MoreSee Less
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Welcome to the Derwent Canoe Club (DCC) and all things paddling in Southern Tasmania.

To see what’s planned use the Future Planner link below and to enter events use the Calendar menu above noting that events may not be available until closer to the date.

Getting started – Are you a beginner wanting to learn to paddle ? Here are some options:

  • Paddling, Pals and Pizza – A social paddling group for members to meet others in the club, learn paddling skills, play games, make friends and chat over a meal afterwards. Look for it over summer on the events section of our Facebook page.
  • Southern “Under 3” river trips – River trips run by experienced club members on grade 1 or 2 rivers for novice paddlers progressing into the art of paddling on moving water.
  • Paddle Tasmania – Education – Accredited courses run by Paddle Tasmania to learn paddling skills.
  • Slalom Stingers – A great junior development program for slalom (adults also welcome).


  • Ocean Ski Racing – Run in conjunction with Next Level Kayaking.
  • Canoe Polo – Weekly roster in terms 2 and 3 along with rolling practice at the Clarence pool.
  • Simple Slalom – Monthly competitions held at Broken Bridge during summer which are open to everyone.

State News


  • Jane Stephenson Nov 23, 2023
    Jane is our education officer. She handles the registrations and administrative side of our courses and events here at Paddle TAS. She loves paddling, including white water, slalom and especially canoe polo. Jane is one of our white water kayak instructors. She is also a foundation slalom and canoe polo coach. Jane can be contacted […]
  • Save the Date PADDLE WEEK 2024: 13 – 21 January 2024 Nov 23, 2023