Island Shamaal Mauritius Ocean Classic 2011

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For surfski paddlers looking for fun in the sun...  start making your bookings!  Some of the best downwind paddling in the world (as well as diving, fishing, mountain biking, sailing, you name it)...  Bookings are already pouring in from Australia, South Africa and Europe.

Hank McGregor - 3 out of 3?

The South African is the only winner of this race - so far...  but if rumour is correct, there's going to be a much bigger contingent of Aussies to challenge him in 2011.

The date has been put back to the end of June - and coincides with the Dunlop World Cup in Durban the weekend before (26 June).  You can get all the details of that race on  So... fly into Durban for one of the best and most reliable downwind races in the world...  and then fly on to Mauritius for another of the best and most reliable...  you get the picture!

Race Details

For full details of the Island Shamaal - and packages on offer by Naiade (the host resort chain) and Air Mauritius, click here.

For the race entry form, click here.


Fun in the sun

Event information


3 July 2011

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