No Wimps Allowed

A power dinghy expedition
through the Murchison River Gorges
after Cyclone Bobby in 1995


Kim Epton  -  Co-ordinator

Involved with power dinghy racing since its inception.  Has organised 11 major power dinghy expeditions.  These expeditions have covered in excess of 20,000 kilometres on rivers throughout Australia including the Darling (
Qld,NSW,Vic,SA), Murray (NSW,Vic,SA) - 3 times, Murrumbidgee (NSW), Lachlan (NSW), Murray (WA), Avon (WA), Blackwood (twice) and the Murchison.
 

Tony Overstone  -  Resupply, Recovery, Refuelling
Racing since 1985.  Involved with three major power expeditions including the 2000km Murray River Expedition 93 and the Blackwood Source Expedition 1992 and 1994
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David Whitney  -  Navigator
One of the founders of the sport of power dinghy racing.  Three times winner of the Avon Descent.  Veteran of the first Murray River Expedition, the Murrumbidgee-Lachlan Expedition, and the Blackwood Source Expedition 1994.
 

Mike Lenz  -  On Water Leader
Racing since 1978.  Boat Leader in the Murchison River Expedition in 1994 and the Blackwood Source Expedition in 1994.

 

Adrian Bock
Racing since 1993.  Veteran of the first Murchison River Expedition and the Blackwood Source Expedition in 1994.
 

Bill Breheny
Racing since 1986.  First expedition

Phil Hargrave  -  Catering
Racing since 1993.
Part of the 1994 Murchison River Expedition.
 

John Haynes
Racing since 1976.  Has competed in more races than any other person Veteran of six Expeditions, including the 3500km Darling Descent
and the Northern Safari.
 

Cliff Hills
Racing since 1982.  First expedition.

 

Shane Kelly
Racing since 1983.  State Champion in 1987.  First expedition.

Scott Overstone
Racing since 1986.  Member of the first Murchison River Expedition.

 

Tay Overstone
Racing since 1985.  First expedition.

 

Dave Snooks
Winner of the Avon Descent in 1987. 
Participated in the Blackwood Source Expedition 1994.
 

Kim Thorson  -  Catering
Member of the first Murchison River Expedition.

Cameron Wilkie
Racing since 1988.  Involved in the Murchison River Expedition 1994 and the Blackwood Source Expedition 1994.  Driver of Rescue Craft in all power dinghy races for four years.

 

 

1. Introduction
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2. The Murchison River 3. Getting There
4. Acknowledgements
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5. Peoplef
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6. Le Kalbarri Cafe
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7. Start of the Expedition
(Day One)
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8. Power of the Murchison
(Day One)
9. Recovery
(Day One)
10. Murchison Bushwalking
(Day Two)
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11. Preparing To Do It Again
(Day Two)
12. Murchison Gorges
(Day Three)
13. Return to Hardabut
(Day Four)
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14. Retrieval
(Day Four)
15. Return Home
(Day Four)