Trip Details

Packraft demo

Leader:Paul Griffiths
Email:Paul [this one is meant to be a dot] griffiths [replace this stuff with the at symbol] sydney [this one is meant to be a dot] edu [this one is meant to be a dot] au [that completes the address and now comes a subject suggestion] Packraft demo
We are organising a 'buyers club' to import some more of the MRS packrafts that Tim Fisher and I imported direct from the manufacturer (see SUBW facebook page for details - a huge saving on what is usually a very expensive bit of gear). I'm meeting some people at Manly Dam this Saturday at 11.00 to have a quick paddle in the ones we imported before and get a sense of how they compare to Alpacka rafts (basically identical). I expect we'll be there about 11.00-13.00.

Manly Dam is a nice spot for a mountain bike ride or a short walk as well to help justify the trip (

Public transport is easy - you need a bus that stops at Condamine St near King St, Manly Vale (Stop 209319) and it's about 10m walk from there, or I can give people a lift from Manly Wharf at 10.30.

Some links:

Alpacka Rafts models and prices:

MRS models and prices (we can get 30% off these):

German shop with English language info and reviews on MRS rafts:
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