2012 Oceanpaddler World Rankings Updated - Mocke Leads

Sunday, 27 May 2012 09:46 |

Although Dawid Mocke had a disappointing race at EuroChallenge, his result was enough to springboard him to the top of the Oceanpaddler World Rankings.  Jeremy Cotter (Aus) lies only a few points back...  all eyes will be on the upcoming Mauritius Ocean Classic at the end of June.

ICF Ocean Racing World Championships 2013

Sunday, 27 May 2012 09:39 |

The International Canoeing Federation is planning to hold an Ocean Racing World Championships race in 2013 – in Portugal.


Molokai: Chalupsky makes it number 12!

Monday, 21 May 2012 08:17 |

Oscar Chalupsky ... Without doubt the single most impressive human performance in a sporting arena, that I have witnessed,” said Matt Bouman.  “I salute you for it.” 

Molokai 2012 - Oscar's 12th?

Sunday, 13 May 2012 11:13 |


Yep, it’s that time of year again when all eyes turn to the long range forecast for the Kaiwi Channel.  Will it be the raging open ocean downwind mayhem that made this race famous, or a hot, oily-calm killer?  It’s a massive challenge either way.

What's the optimum length for a surfski?

Saturday, 12 May 2012 18:30 |

Here’s a debate that pops up quite often: what length is optimum for surfskis?  Ralph Baker, a student at the Newcastle University School of Marine Science and Technology (phew what a mouthful!) recently completed an eight month long project looking at this precise question.

EuroChallenge 2012 (Spain) - Day 2 ** Full Results **

Sunday, 06 May 2012 12:45 |

In another all-out heart-bursting sprint finish, Simon van Gysen managed to boost his ski's nose a few cm past Sean Rice to take the second EuroChallenge race along with the overall title.

EuroChallenge 2012 (Spain) - Day 1

Sunday, 06 May 2012 07:55 |

Van Gysen is pulling ahead of McGregor… it’s his race to lose.  No!  He’s heading for the harbor instead of the buoy…  He’s realized; he’s turned.  McGregor’s right up with him!  He’s around, they’re sprinting for the finish…”

EuroChallenge 2012: bigger, better AND on the World Series Circuit

Monday, 30 January 2012 20:15 |

Villajoyosa, Alicante, Spain: It’s confirmed: the fourth edition of the EuroChallenge is part of the Ocean Paddler World Series.  The event takes place from 4-6 May, 2012.

Tim Jacobs wins Perth Doctor for the second year running (Commentary)

Saturday, 21 January 2012 11:09 |

The weather wasn’t what the doctor ordered –but it was a fascinating, gruelling race between some of the best surfski paddlers in the world...

Perth's Prodigal Son One To Watch For The Doctor

Friday, 20 January 2012 10:43 |

Perth, Australia: Tomorrow's Rottnest Island to Sorrento Doctor Ocean Ski race could well favour Western Australia's  prodigal son Ben Allen.