Thank you to all the participants and organisations that made 2018 Paddlefest another great fund raiser for the Hunter Melanoma Foundation and the Cancer Council’s ENRICH program.

        ……….. and the WINNERS were:


  1. Anytime Fitness – backing up their 2017 win. Well done.
  2. Centennial Coal
  3. Dragons Abreast Red Fins
  4. Skin Check
  5. Pink Dragon Hunters
  6. Anglican Care


  1. O’Brien Family No.1 – Great to see a family win.
  2. Toronto General Practice
  3. Recovery Station
  4. Wilson Family
  5. Lewis Boys
  6. O’Brien Family No.2

Cub Scouts

Boys and girls aged 8 – 11 focusing on exploring the outdoors and living an active lifestyle in a safe and friendly environment. And at Paddlefest they did exactly that with some superbly built craft hitting the water.
Valentine 2nd 1st New Lambton were the winners of the day – wonderful to see hundreds of kids having so much fun.


Male Trophy 10km Mike Hayes 61:20
Female Trophy 10km Emma Davies 67:46
Male 5km Daryn McKenny 37:04
Female 5km Mel Cedelland 37:45


Male Trophy 10km Andrew Wilkinson

Lachlan Bakewell


44:41 + 28 sec penalty = 45.09

Female Trophy 10km Charlene Wellard 60:37
Male 5km Lew Zaska 25:27
Female 5km Kim Richardson 52:08
Doubles 5km Karen and Tony Green 47:56
Doubles 10km Warwick Nichols

Cameron Tunbridge