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BEST 4 DISCOVERY – RACE 5 – SCOTTBURGH – WINKLE

The sea takes and it delivers. Yesterday it delivered. And how it delivered! The best conditions of the season so far for surfski racing. Some bigger sets at the start and finish did claim a few scalps, including our own … Continue reading

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BEST4 DISCOVERY WINTER SURFSKI SERIES DURBAN 2012 – RACE 1-3

On the back of a record breaking summer surfski series inDurban, the momentum has kicked on into the first three races of this years Winter series. Very big fields of paddlers providing close competition in all the categories right from … Continue reading

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SOUTH AFRICAN SURF LIFESAVING CHAMPIONSHIPS – AMANZIMTOTI 21 – 24 MARCH 2012

I attended the champs on 21 March as a competitor in the Marine SLC Team, 22 -24 March as a Team manager and on all 4 days as a manufacturer. I was reminded throughout the champs of the great spread … Continue reading

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CYCLONE IRINA – RIDING A DOUBLE SURFSKI AT 68.8KM PER HOUR (My side of the story)

My side of the story from the back of the double. By now, many of you will have seen the Utube clip of Barry and I surfing on the mound off Durban during cyclone IRINA. This area, (the mound) breaks … Continue reading

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The ‘FOCUS’ is here – Photos!

If you have been following the blog, we have been in the R&D faze of a new intermediate boat which has just been named the “FOCUS”. The first one came out the mould yesterday and so we hit the beach … Continue reading

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It has a name – ‘THE FOCUS’ – The new intermediate Surfski from Custom Kayaks

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Common Wealth Lifesaving In Durban

I went to see the final events at the Comonwealth Pool International Lifesaving Championships in Durban over the weekend, and was so proud of my club mates from Marine SLC in Durban that did their country proud representing South Africa, with … Continue reading

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