Latest Surfski News

Latest Surfski News

The latest surfski news from around the globe. 
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Sam Dawson was catching waves in his Fenn Mako XT at a favourite spot near South Sound, Grand Cayman.  Suddenly his world turned upside down - literally.  “I got caught by a wave and flipped off,'' Dawson said. “The wave took the surf ski away from me - I assumed…
The mysterious drifting surfski The mysterious drifting surfski

Summertime is Surfski Time - in Italy

Sunday, 08 August 2010 15:18 | Written by
Summer is now in full blast and the early exit of Italy from the World Cup; Valentino Rossi’s injury; Ferrari’s F1 woes and the Berlusconi sexual shenanigans have all been put aside and the Italians are making their way to the beach... and surfskis are being tried out and used…
Gigi Serra - promising Italian Ski Paddler Gigi Serra - promising Italian Ski Paddler

Paddlers take on 72hr non-stop challenge

Wednesday, 04 August 2010 19:16 | Written by
Nine paddlers; 72 hours; average speed 10kph.  That’s 720km.  Welcome to Project 720.
Project 720 Project 720

Shark/Kayak Incident in California

Wednesday, 04 August 2010 08:29 | Written by
Duane Strosaker was paddling his sea kayak about 5nm offshore from the Gaviota State Beach in Southern California, when a Great White Shark decided he was worth investigating.  Duane "screamed like a girl" (who wouldn't) as the shark gently put its mouth around the hull of the kayak and held…
Duane Strosaker and his damaged kayak Duane Strosaker and his damaged kayak Credits: Duane Strosaker

New Millers Run Video

Sunday, 01 August 2010 21:29 | Written by
Wednesday afternoon and I’m sitting at my desk watching the live data from the weather station on Roman Rock lighthouse.  It’s 15m/s SE (30kt or thereabouts)...  I sneak out of the office early...
Downwind paddling is the ultimate in fun! Downwind paddling is the ultimate in fun! Credits:

Oscar hits Stockholm – hard!

Thursday, 29 July 2010 12:23 | Written by
[Editor: Paul Rosenquist, a Dutchman living in Sweden, sent this hysterical study of the ongoing culture clash that ensued when Oscar Chalupsky arrived to take part in this weekend’s Seamasters Surfski race.]
Oscar Chalupsky hits town... Oscar Chalupsky hits town... Credits: Peter Ekström,

New Skis ** Pics **

Tuesday, 27 July 2010 09:39 | Written by
There’s a whole crop of new and updated surfskis from around the world.  Here’s a round-up of just some of them.
Nelo Vintage Ski Nelo Vintage Ski Credits:

Surfski TV is Back!

Monday, 19 July 2010 20:29 | Written by
Surfski TV is back!  With two shows - Cape Point Challenge 2009, and that epic battle between Dawid Mocke and Matt Bouman at the 2010 Dunlop Surfski World Cup in Durban...  Enjoy!
Surfski TV! Surfski TV! Credits: Billy Harker/D4 Productions

2010 Reader Survey

Monday, 05 July 2010 08:32 | Written by
In the 2008 survey, we discovered some fascinating facts about our readers.  50% of you were over 40; 95% were male; 75% either raced or “lived for racing”.  36% of you paddled Fenn skis; the next biggest percentage was Epic with 18.6%.

Millers Run Video

Tuesday, 29 June 2010 06:38 | Written by
I recently bought one of the new HD GoPro Hero cameras...  It’s been a learning curve but I’m finally getting the hang of it.
Setting off at Millers Point Setting off at Millers Point Credits:

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