Rock 'n' Roll

This is the number one event in the NSW Sea Kayak Club calendar. Come and enjoy a fun paddling weekend with like minded people. See your old friends and make new ones. You will need to register to take part.  Non-members can join here.

Upcoming events

    • 29 Mar 2019
    • 6:30 PM
    • 1 Apr 2019
    • 1:00 PM
    • Jimmy’s Beach (Hawks Nest)

    Rock ’n’ Roll 2019

    The club’s next Rock ’n’ Roll will be held at Jimmy’s Beach (Hawks Nest)  over Friday 29 March – Monday 1 April, 2019 based at Reflections Jimmy’s Beach Holiday Park, (Ph (02) 4997 0466  email:  which offers a variety of powered and unpowered camping sites, cabins and studios.  The holiday park will give NSWSKC members a 10% discount when you book.  (Must mention this at the time of booking).

    This location is adjacent to Jimmy’s Beach giving easy access to paddling on Port Stephens and the open sea.  Club members need to book their own accommodation or camp site and we suggest booking earlier rather than later to ensure you don’t miss out.

    Depending on conditions there may be trips out to Broughton Island or to the islands just outside Port Stephens, trips to Fingal Bay or more relaxing trips within Port Stephens that may even involve a coffee stop.  A range of on the water and off water training sessions will also be on offer.

    Rock’n’Roll is a great opportunity to improve your paddling skills, discover new paddling destinations, meet like-minded people and catch up with old friends

    The schedule of events will be similar to previous years:

    Friday: arrival and registration from 5:00pm.  informal trips - (no organised paddles)

    Friday evening around 6pm: welcome and light dinner supplied by Expedition Kayaks

    Saturday morning: registration, briefing, trips or training sessions

    Saturday afternoon:  BBQ lunch and off water training sessions

    Saturday night:  Dinner and speakers at Hawks Nest Golf Club

    Sunday morning: Briefing, trips or training sessions

    Sunday afternoon:  Off water training sessions and Rolling Competition

    Sunday evening:  Pogies (paddlers showing videos of their trips – with a prize for the best video)

    Monday – informal trips  (no organised trips or training)

    Registration will be discounted to $50 until 2 weeks before the event when it will increase to $70.  The optional Saturday night dinner at the Hawks Nest Golf Club is an additional $45 per head. The speakers for the Saturday night function are yet to be finalised.   Registration will close 1 week before the event. Vegetarian or Gluten Free dinner options can be purchased on the Online Store section of this website.

    The Saturday night dinner will be a Chinese meal.

    The registration section on our web site also has a facility to purchase raffle tickets for a number of kayaking related prizes kindly donated by our sponsors.  The raffle tickets are:

    2 tickets for $5.00

    5 tickets for $10.00

    10 tickets for $18.00

    You can purchase additional meals and raffle tickets from the online shop on our website if you need more than one meal or change your mind after registering.

    Please note that you need to be a financial member of the club when you register for Rock ’n’ Roll.

    This event is run by volunteers who give their time to organise, manage the registration, run the beach marshaling, cook the BBQ, etc.  A few volunteer positions have already been filled but we still need a lot more.  If you are interested in helping with these tasks, please call Simon on 0412 022 792.

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