The Berg River Canoe Marathon is the most prestigious and most challenging canoe race the Western Cape has to offer and this year no less than five of our maties students will attempt to complete their first Berg's. Through a very generous sponsorship Alan Houston, Evan Knight, Michael Jamieson, Brandon Macleod and Carlisle Hartman are all setting their sights on reaching Veldrif at the end of the 240km, 4 day Race. With the province still in the firm grips of the worst drought in a century the river water levels are almost non existent and will make for a very interesting and…
Recently seven of our own Maties paddlers did extremely well in the Dusi Canoe marathon and were invited onto the HALFTIME show on mfm 92.6 to talk about the Dusi as well as the club. Below is a link to the audio from the interview ! Enjoy ! https://soundcloud.com/cato-louw/alan-mike-evan-from-maties-canoe-club-chat-dusi-marathon-on-halftime
Hello to current and new Maties Canoe Club members.   Welcome to the legendary Maties Canoe Club. On this website you will find all the necessary details pertaining to training, racing and "gees".   Our Famous Dam dices are held every wednesday at 5:45 in summer and 5:30 in winter with a beer, boerie roll and "gees" afterwards at our clubhouse! This year we are having not one but TWO six pack dam dices, a sight to behold!    Most of us train either in the morning or late afternoon and there is always a group to join. We will…
Hello to current and new members, Welcome to our website here you can find all the information you need to know about our club. We have an exciting year ahead packed with plenty of action! To kick off the year we have the daunting 3 day Dusi Canoe Marathon where quite a few of our members take part and have proven to do very well in this event. It will be another great achievement if we can bring back the trophy for best interclub performance. To keep your canoeing fitness up one may enter any of the many races on…
Matie-roeiers het vanjaar geskiedenis gemaak deur die eerste Wes-Kaapse kanoklub te wees om die Dusi-kanomarathon se interklubkampioenskap te kon wen. Dit nadat die span van vier uitsonderlik presteer het deur almal onder die eerste elf roeiers te eindig.  Die span was van links Lance Kime wat in die  algehele tweede plek was 5 minute agter die wenner, Andrew Houston vyfde, Owen Gandar sesde en Murray Starr in die elfde plek. Lance Kime en sy suster Robyn het as Maties beide die mans- en damesafdeling in die 2013-Dusi gewen. Vanjaar se wenner was Andy Birkett van KwazuluNatal wat sy vyfde oorwinning…
What's up all current and new Maties Canoeing members! This year we are going big! Some of the crazy ones, including myself, are tackling the Dusi Canoe Marathon in February. This year we have a promising chance of bringing home the trophy for the Winning Club back to the Bosch! So if all goes well we can hopefully add another trophy to the cabinet. The Big university race of the year is the Fish River Canoe Marathon. We have won the Varsity title for the last couple yof ears so we are hoping to take another bunch of Gees Maties to…
The Maties canoe club is hosting its annual 6 Pack Dice on the 6th of March 2015. You will need a boat, paddle, gees and a 6 pack! There are limited number of club boats available. You can either bring your own 6 pack or purchase from the club at R50/pack- NB: CANS ONLY.Directions: Go down Merriman Ave. Turn left onto Adam Tus Rd. Take right turn and continue along the R310. Take the left turn off onto Baden Powell Dr, and its the first left to the dam. For more information contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
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Well done to all the Maties paddlers who completed the Dusi Canoe Marathon. Especially Robyn & Lance Kime on their excellent results. Robyn claimed her 5th title while Lance fought hard after an early setback to claim 4th overall. Tamika and Bianca Haw managed to fight off the other ladies crews for the last spot on the podium. Click here for the results
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