Latest Surfski News

Latest Surfski News

The latest surfski news from around the globe. 
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Durban - Bouman and Eray Strike Again (Pics)

Sunday, 14 June 2009 13:15 | Written by
Durban May 31, 2009: Series pace setters Matt Bouman and Michéle Eray claim their fourth successive wins in the Discovery Men's Health Surf Ski Series at the Hansa Five Beaches held at Marine after race organisers changed the course of the popular race due to strong swells on the South…

Surfski Paddler Missing - NSW, Australia

Sunday, 14 June 2009 10:29 | Written by
ABC News, Austrlalia: Police hold grave fears for a man who has been missing since telling his mother he was going for a quick paddle on his surf kayak on the New South Wales Central Coast. {mosimage}

Paddlers of the world unite!

Monday, 08 June 2009 03:15 | Written by
As airliners disappear, the economy crashes even deeper and car factories grind to a halt ... what respite for us all? Well, for a start, we're united in name as "Accomplished Paddlers". And what might that mean? {mosimage}

Nathan Baggaley Sentenced to 9 years

Saturday, 30 May 2009 05:32 | Written by
After pleading guilty to charges of manufacturing and supplying 1,509 ecstasy tablets, former kayaking and surfski star Nathan Baggaley has been handed a nine year jail sentence.  With time already served, he'll be eligible for parole in November 2012.{mosimage}

A Sad Goodbye to an Old Friend

Tuesday, 19 May 2009 16:23 | Written by
The surf only cranks seriously at Bikini Beach a few times a year. So when the forecast came in late last week we started to dribble with excitement. {mosimage}

Swedish Surfski Training Camp

Thursday, 30 April 2009 07:46 | Written by
[Editor: Paul Rosenquist sent us this report on the first ever surfski paddling camp.  Swedish surfski paddlers are tough - winter is only just over and the water was still a crisp 4 degrees C.] Winter this year was pretty severe - nearly all our paddling waters froze over. The…
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North America’s Largest Weekly Paddlesport Race?

Sunday, 19 April 2009 03:44 | Written by
In the tiny waterfront community of Deep Cove near Vancouver, BC Canada, the sport of surf ski racing has taken hold in a big way.  Deep Cove's Tuesday Night Paddle Sport Race which started 11 years ago has transformed from being mostly sea kayaks to now having mostly surf skis. …

"Splashski" Cockpit Hood

Tuesday, 07 April 2009 16:37 | Written by
Tried a 'Splashy' when canoeing? Sure you have. Now for a SplashSki, for surf-skis! Splashski Hood

Converting an Epic V10 to a flatwater racer

Sunday, 05 April 2009 14:30 | Written by
I thought this might be interesting to those lucky enough to use their surfskis in their natural environment... namely the ocean.  There is an increasing use of surfskis in locations literally hundreds of miles from the nearest tide. {mosimage}

Swedish Surfski Announced – Nordic Kayaks Fusion

Sunday, 05 April 2009 12:38 | Written by
Nordic Kayaks, based in Vaxholm, Sweden has announced the imminent arrival of a new surfski, the "Fusion" - designed by Björn Thomasson and to be built by Marström Composite. {mosimage}

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