On February 9th 2022, Colin Welch embarked on a solo paddle – the length of the Murray river in the name of charity. Approaching 70 when he decided to celebrate by setting himself a physical and mental challenge, kayaking 2,350 km of the Murray River. Why? he’s not sure, it seemed like an interesting challenge and with no real kayaking experience (except an occasional paddle on the Murray river as an 11-year-old). Colin is self-funding the trip, doing it solo (no support crew), camping on the river banks with an occasional stay in caravan parks. More…….
Follow Colin’s adventures on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100069560935095 or Instagram Colwel Adventures.
The Rotary Club of Mermaid Beach will be running an online raffle to raise funds.
First prize – 7 Nights’ accommodation at an Accor Hotel to the value of $3,000.00
Second Prize – A $500.00 Bunnings Voucher.
Third Prize – One dozen bottles of assorted quality wines.
You can support Colin and his Rotary Club by purchasing a raffle ticket.
Click the following to purchase tickets: – https://www.trybooking.com/BWSHG
Good luck Colin and thank you!