Dear Takia Members, There have been recent shark sightings in the Suva Sandbank Passage/Harbour over the past 2 weeks. Note this shark has been a resident of those waters for some time now. Please inform your respective club members when training out on the water, to be more vigilant, try not to flip in those… Continue reading Shark Sighting between Nukulau & Makuluva Waters
Takia is taking part this coming Saturday 24th June, 2017 with other fellow paddlers, SUP and kayakers for an awareness paddle from Navua Town to Uprising Beach Resort. This is part of a scheduled 3 River to Ocean Paddle events. Which includes collecting rubbish (plastic bags) that has polluted our environment. Takia is fielding 4… Continue reading Navua to Ocean (Uprising Resort) Paddle
Training for the sprints events is happening every morning, on the water at 5:30am. It was a good first session today, team working on our starts and endurance before finishing. Join us tomorrow 13th June till Thursday!
Another initiative supported by Fiji Outrigger and which Takia very much endorses, is to commemorate World Oceans Day, the Viti SUP and Va'a fleet in partnership with Fiji Yachting, Fiji Outrigger Association and the Uto Ni Yalo Trust will hold a sunrise paddle to celebrate our ocean and call for greater commitment from ordinary Fijians… Continue reading Sunrise Paddle & Clean Up to Celebrate World Oceans Day – 08 July 2017
CLICK PIC TO PLEDGE Elenoa Vateitei joined Takia in 2013 and has excelled in paddling over the years. She is currently the Juniorchampion in the V1 category and started out competing and won the U16 Girls division 2 years in a row and at the same time competing and winning the U19 Division in both the… Continue reading Elenoa Vateitei – World Distance (Marathon) Championship Tahiti – June 2017
An Ocean to River Paddle has been arranged by the paddling community for Saturday the 29th of May, 2017. Fiji Outrigger has yet to confirm the route but Takia will be fielding some V6 and V1 canoes on the day in support of the paddling community around the Suva and Nausori areas. Paddling communities from… Continue reading Ocean to River Paddle
Takia Open women will be part of a Masters Team to represent Fiji to the World Distance (Marathon) Championship in Tahiti that will be held on the 24th to 29th of June. The Masters Women team comprises of experienced paddlers between the ages of 40-60years vying for 7 seats in the 24km V6 competition. Tahiti are hosting… Continue reading World Distance (Marathon) Championship Tahiti, June 2017