southern shamaal

Thursday, 28 October 2010 08:05 | Category : Latest Surfski News

Dec 9, 2010 will see the start of one of the World’s longest running Ocean Paddling races. The Port Elizabeth to East London Solo Challenge holds iconic status among South African paddlers as an ultra distance event where simply finishing is a victory.

Tuesday, 01 December 2009 00:55 | Category : Latest Surfski News

The 2009 Southern Shamaal Team Relay event is now four days away and the wind is looking like serious downwind conditions for at least 3 of the four days.


Sunday, 15 November 2009 04:44 | Category : Latest Surfski News

After much debate and pipe smoking the weather gave a clean forecast North West at 10 to 13 knots.....turning the race around proved to be a good decision by the Indian Ocean Paddlers Chiefs!!


Tuesday, 10 November 2009 13:29 | Category : Latest Surfski News

7 Nov 2009. Nahoon Beach, East London, South Africa, 07h00: Race briefing - no wind and Nahoon Reef working at 6ft.  Is this a surfing compo or a downwind ski race? Well, we decide to wait and start the race at 10h00. The route is Nahoon 30km to Kidds Beach. Might see a light Southerly and some smaller surf...


Thursday, 05 November 2009 13:03 | Category : Latest Surfski News

The South African Trials for the four-day Southern Shamaal take place on Saturday in East London in conjunction with the Pete Marlin Surfski Race on Saturday 7th November. (Click here for more info...)


Monday, 19 October 2009 02:53 | Category : Latest Surfski News

The Southern Shamaal relay event from PE to EL is to be held from the 5th December to the 8th December 2009 and will be an international competition and is being billed as the World Relay Championships. A team will comprise of 3 paddlers, one single and one double. The double will hand over to the single and vice versa at the designated change over points. Paddlers may change partners after each day to suit weather or surf conditions.


Monday, 14 September 2009 03:32 | Category : Latest Surfski News

December 2 is National Day in the United Arab Emirates - and that means Dubai Shamaal time: the richest, most hotly competed surfski race in the calendar is back!  Three days later the Southern Shamaal kicks off, this year a 3-man team event.



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