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MATTHEW SCHEMBRI

Secretary

Matthew first started paddling in 2006 and was Malta's first Junior representative, with his first competition being in 2009.

Matthew has also coached a number of athletes ranging from children to adults.

Matthew's best results include:

  • 2020- Round Gozo record (35KM) in 3:09:17. In SS2 with Chris Camilleri.

  • 2019- 3rd Place in 1000m in Sicilian Regional Races.

  • 2018- National Records in K2 with Samuel Borg in 200m,500m and 1000m.

  • 2017- Winner of Andersson Challenge. Round Malta Race in 3 stages. Total of 76.83km in 7hrs 11 min.

  • 2010- National junior Records in 200m, 500m and 1000m.

  • 2009- 4th place in K2 200m in Cyprus Regatta with Chris Camilleri. 

  • 2007- completed round Malta in 14hrs 45 min at 14 years old.

CHRIS CAMILLERI

President

Chris has been paddling since 2003 and was one of the pioneers of kayak and surfski racing.

Chris has defended his national title countless and has all the national records in flat water racing. He has remained active i the sport  and also helps other paddlers reach their limit.

Some of Chris' best results include:

  • 2017 – Record breaking paddle round Malta – 69.9km in 7:00:40

  • 2013 – 28th in world Cup 2 200m (Czech Republic)

  • 2013 – National Record on 200m – 36sec

  • 2012 – 17th in Europe in European Olympic Qualification

  • 2012 – 36th in world cup on 200m

  • 2012 – National record on 200m – 37sec

  • 2011 – 6th in B Final in Olympic test event (Eton Dorney)

  • 2011 – 55th place in world championships on 200m

  • 2010 ‐ 45th place from 170 athletes on 24km race in Dubai Shamaal

  • 2010 ‐ National record on 200m ‐ 40sec

  • 2010 ‐ National record on 500m ‐ 1min 46sec

  • 2010 ‐ National record on 1,000m ‐ 3min 50sec

  • 2010 ‐ Silver in Sicilian Regional Championship on 1000m

  • 2010 ‐ 4th place in Sicilian Regional Championship on 200m and 500m

  • 2009 ‐ 4th Place K2 200m in Cyprus International Regatta

  • 2009 ‐ 8th pace overall in Mediterranean Games

  • 2009 ‐ B‐Final on 1,000m and 500m

  • 2009 ‐ 2 national records on 1,000m ‐ 3:55, 500m 1:50

  • 2007 ‐ 58th from 99 nations at Canoeing Flatwater world championships

  • 2006 ‐ 67th from 99 nations at Canoeing Flatwater World Championships

LUCA PACE

Treasurer

Luca started kayaking in 2005 at the tender age of 13 years old. He had a hiatus in paddling for 10 years and returned in 2020 with a bang.

After 3 months of training he managed to complete round Gozo (35km) in a very respecful 4hrs and 26 min. 

Luca is very professional in everything he does and always makes sure things are in ship shape.

ISAAC DEGAETANO

Marketing Officer

Isaac started paddling in 2018 from one of our beginner courses and immediately took to the sport. An extremely motivated and driven person, Isaac involves himself in all club activities doing his best to keep events running smoothly.