Monthly Archives: June 2011

DURBAN SURFSKI WORLD CUP – WINTER SERIES RACE 8

Positives: Great weather, great vibe, great venue at Marine Surf Lifesaving Club. Good showing of our craft and a clear sign of growing popularity of our new BULLET single ski and a great performance by Barry Lewin on his BULLET. … Continue reading

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MARKS DIARY – WINTER SERIES – SCOTTBURGH CLASSIC – RACE 7

CANCELLED, due to very rough surf. This was such a pity but unavoidable unfortunately. I have said this before, but I really do not envy Billy Harker, who runs the series, when he has to make calls like that. I … Continue reading

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Mark’s Diary – Winter Series – Pirates Umhlanga Pirates

DURBAN WINTER SERIES – RACE 6 PIRATES – UMHLANGA – PIRATES (27KM) Well!, it’s the oldest surfski race in South Africa, and some things do not change. 27km is not far by any standards, but somehow this is always a … Continue reading

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Marks Diary – Winter Series – Race 5 – Winkle

I have heard the outcry before, “Don’t take the surf out of surfski”. By the looks of some of the paddlers and the condition of some of the boats being loaded onto cars after the race, I am not so … Continue reading

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