Category Archives: South Africa

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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“FOCUS” Surfski up for grabs in the Custom Kayaks “FOCUS Lucky Draw Promotion”

Win a Custom Kayaks “FOCUS” To spread the awareness of this new dynamic intermediate single surfski, Custom kayaks is launching a lucky draw promotion over the next three months. The FOCUS is suitable for paddlers just off the entry level … 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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Barry Lewin’s Video from the Pete Marlin

Barry was in East London for the Pete Marlin and put together a video of the race. There is some nice downwind fottage of the “BULLET”.

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

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