on the banks of Camps Drift in the heart of
Pietermaritzburg, Natal Canoe Club is one of the oldest and proudest
canoe clubs in South Africa.
The host of the annual The Dusi Canoe Marathon as well as
a number of other prominent races, the club has produced numerous
internationals, some world champions and generation after generation
elite paddlers that have become the benchmark for marathon
The weekly club time trial on Thursday evenings is open to all paddlers.
Development Race named race of the
The massive strides being made in the Canoeing Development Programme at
Natal Canoe Club (NCC) have been yielding fantastic results. This was
underlined recently when the NCC Development Race, which is sponsored by
the KwaZulu-Natal Department of Sport and Recreation, won the award for
the Best One-day Race at the annual KwaZulu-Natal Canoeing Union Awards. Read more... NCC paddlers
conquer the Yukon 1000
Just 12 teams entered the 2014 Yukon 1000, an unsupported
biannual canoe and kayak expedition race, which is the longest
in the world at 1000 miles (1 600 kilometres). Among the
entrants this year were Natal Canoe Club's Duncan Paul and
Donovan Boshoff, who finished in fourth place overall. Read more...