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Wednesday, 19 April 2006 11:03 | Written by
Johannesburg – Canoeing South Africa has confirmed the death of surfskier Peter Sherwen, who drowned in an accident at Emmarentia Dam during a time trial on Sunday morning. Sherwen, who was 52, was a regular participant in the Sunday morning Dabulamanzi club time trial. He fell off his surf ski during…
Friday, 14 April 2006 10:27 | Written by
For those planning a long weekend in Plettenberg Bay (South Africa), take note of the following warning, published on News24: Great Whites patrolling Plett 13/04/2006 19:46 - (SA)  Cape Town -Great White sharks appear to be flocking to Plettenberg Bay along with the Easter holidaymakers, according to the National Sea Rescue…
Monday, 10 April 2006 22:39 | Written by
 The New Zealand King of the Harbour results have been published on *** Full race report and pics at: Sportzhub. ****** Great article on the race and more pics at: Epic Kayaks ***
Saturday, 01 April 2006 19:17 | Written by
Greg Barton at the Golden GateThe event this year will be held on Sept 16th and 17th, 2006 in San Francisco.  Day one singles, day two doubles.  Ocean Paddlesports, Wavechaser, Huki and Epic have all contribued equal cash to bring the prize purse to $10,000.....all of which will be given…
Saturday, 01 April 2006 11:14 | Written by
A great turnout for the 2nd DSKC Two Bridge Creek Classic, Durban lad Graeme Fenton taking line honours for the mens field in  a closely contested three horse race at the front of the peleton , Robyn Parker mixing it up with the boys taking line honours for the womens…
Monday, 27 March 2006 10:51 | Written by
Craig Lambinon, NSRI spokesman, said that three paddlers who were in the area at the time of the initial report called the NSRI on Tuesday as soon as they heard about this story.   The three paddlers were all on single skis.  Conditions at the time were rough, but they were not…
Wednesday, 15 March 2006 23:36 | Written by
A while ago we were sent the “Great White Following Sea Kayak” photo by someone who asked where it was taken and whether it was indeed genuine. published it and a lively debate resulted with the consensus of opinion being that the photo was a fake.   It’s not…
Friday, 10 March 2006 17:05 | Written by
Exciting times are with us... I've been talking to a number of manufacturers (Epic, Fenn, Red 7, Knysna Kayaks) and it seems that there's a wave of new model skis just around the corner. Look out for articles on each of these manufacturers in the coming weeks, here's a snippet on each…
Monday, 06 March 2006 09:31 | Written by
[Snippets from March newsletter.] King of the Harbour Update  Marty Helleur has managed to secure Air Tahiti Nui as a major sponsor of the 2006 King of the Harbour. North Shore City Council is also on board with various levels of sponsorship. It is exciting to have them on board,…
Wednesday, 01 March 2006 16:10 | Written by
[Editor: Vineet Buch shared this story of a leash-less adventure in strong winds on the surfski newsgroup. I felt it worth sharing with a wider community, so here it is...] Vineet I went out solo from Redwood City Harbor Sunday, 2/25 morning ~9:30am in my Huki S1-A surfski; the forecast called for…

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