James Cook Univercity Kite and Stand Up Paddle Club

The club is a social club that brings kiteboarding, stand up paddle boarding and wake boarding to the student community and anybody that would like experience waterspouts in Townsville and its region. It has existed since 2005 and has now become one of the biggest University clubs. We are offering free Paddle board and
Kiteboarding Demos to Club Members.

President: Marvin Baumeister

Vice-President: Rico Croon

Secretary: Rachel Baglin

Treasurer: Leona Murray

Instructors: Marvin (IKO level 1), Rico Croon (Head Progression Instructor), Dr Matt Payne (IKO level 2 senior), Andrew Grice (IKO level 1), Josh Rawnsley (IKO level 1), Rachel Baglin (IKO  Assistant Instructor), Sam Robinson (IKO Assistant Instructor)

The club does trips to Reef Islands, Alva, Lucinda, Hinchinbrook Island and Papua New Guinea. Inquire at jcukiteboardingclub@gmail.com if you would like to come along.

We also do a lot of social events, parties, music concerts and other fun stuff, which usually includes a yearly club party. This year it will be combined with the Australian Kiteboarding National Titles at Alva Beach from the 22nd to the 25th April. This will be a HUGE one!!

Club Membership is $30 per year.

Please note that you have to be a club member to be allowed to kite in Pallarenda under CASA permit.

Stand Up Paddle session with the ladies on Ross River in Townsville

Stand Up Paddle session with the ladies on Ross River in Townsville