Category Archives: Racing

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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Barry Lewin Wins the My Gas Mouth 2 Mouth on his ‘BULLET’

Barry Lewin traveled up to Richards Bay on the weekend for the Mouth 2 Mouth. The race was run over a 40km downwind course from Richards Bay to Umtenzini in a light NE wind. Barry raced his blue ‘Bullet’ lite … Continue reading

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S.A. SINGLE AND DOUBLE SURFSKI CHAMPIONSHIPS – 2011

The format of a 22 – 25km single ski race on a Saturday and a double ski race over the same distance the next day works for a number of reasons. It is not a killer physically. It gives clubs … Continue reading

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KZN Single Ski Champs – Good Downwind

Nothing like a title to bring out the top guns. Last weekend saw the local “DaReal downwind series race 3 “, elevated to the status of KwaZulu Natal Single Surfski Championships. You know the competition is tough when previous National champions … 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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Marks Diary – 5 Beaches – Winter Series Race 4

Mother nature always has the last say. Massive close out surf pounded the entire KZN coastline during the weekend, forcing race 4 back into the shelter of Durban Bay, putting off the long awaited move into some real surfski racing … Continue reading

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