Africa

Africa

Dominic and his watermen (headed by Wesley at Tamassa and Rudi at Le Morne), Albert and his Lux Islanders (headed by “I will do it” Jerome) are ready for the invasion. Trailers are greased, skis are ready and the beers are in the fridge.

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Mauritius

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25 June - 1 July 2012

Mauritius Ocean Classic - thumbs up from South African Boris Hales Mauritius Ocean Classic - thumbs up from South African Boris Hales
Scottburgh, South Africa – Paddlers couldn’t have asked for better conditions for the Island Tribe Scottburgh Surfski Classic, race seven of the Discovery Best 4 Surfski Series, and, despite some drama in the closing stages of one of the series’ unique feature races, it was once again Hank McGregor who…

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Scottburgh, Durban, South Africa

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17 June 2012

Classic surf conditions at Scottburgh Classic surf conditions at Scottburgh
Durban – Veteran surfski ace Herman Chalupsky upstaged the younger paddlers to win the CHM Toyota Pirates Umhlanga Pirates surfski race that was moved forward twenty four hours to avoid the bad weather expected arriving with Saturdays nights cold front.

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Durban, South Africa

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9 June 2012

Herman Chalupsky took the single ski honours in the CHM Toyota Pirates Umhlanga Pirates surfski race, leg six of the Discovery Best 4 Surfski Series. Herman Chalupsky took the single ski honours in the CHM Toyota Pirates Umhlanga Pirates surfski race, leg six of the Discovery Best 4 Surfski Series. Credits: Anthony Grote/ Gameplan Media
Winklespruit – Hank McGregor revelled in the substantial swell and following winds as he romped to victory in the Discovery Winkle race, in a dramatic race in which he twice bumped into sharks on the 23km paddle from Scottburgh to Winklespruit.

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Winklespruit, South Africa

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4 June 2012

Hank McGregor remains unbeaten in the Discovery Best 4 Surfski Series, after a comprehensive win in the Discovery Winkle race in testing downwind conditions. Hank McGregor remains unbeaten in the Discovery Best 4 Surfski Series, after a comprehensive win in the Discovery Winkle race in testing downwind conditions. Credits: Anthony Grote/Gameplan Media

2012 Mauritius Ocean Classic - Who's coming?

Wednesday, 30 May 2012 08:17 | Written by
Four weeks to go to one of the premier events on the Oceanpaddler World Series calendar… the 4th Mauritius Ocean Classic.  And an awesome line-up of the world's top surfski paddlers will be there.

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Mauritius

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25 June - 1 July 2012

McGregor firm favourite after race four

Monday, 28 May 2012 12:35 | Written by
Durban – Paddling sensation Hank McGregor (Team Best 4 Kayak Centre) exploited the magnificent conditions on KZN’s South Coast perfectly as he eased to victory in the Hansa 5 Beaches surfski race, his third consecutive win in this year’s Discovery Best 4 Surfski Series.

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Durban, South Africa

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27 May 2012

Hank McGregor (Team Best 4 Kayak Centre) made it three from three when he won the Hansa 5 Beaches surfski race, race four of the Discovery Best 4 Surfski Series. Hank McGregor (Team Best 4 Kayak Centre) made it three from three when he won the Hansa 5 Beaches surfski race, race four of the Discovery Best 4 Surfski Series. Credits: Anthony Grote/ Gameplan Media

McGregor and Segal crowned Kings

Monday, 21 May 2012 12:37 | Written by
Durban – Hank McGregor and Kerry Segal both put in stellar efforts as they powered to victory in Sunday’s unique McCarthy Toyota King of the Bay surfski race, race three of the 2012 Discovery Best 4 Surfski Series, from Stella Canoe Club to Marine Surf Lifesaving Club.

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Durban Harbour, South Africa

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20 May 2012

Team Best 4 Kayak Centre's Hank McGregor was crowned 2012 McCarthy Toyota King of the Bay in race three of the Discovery Best 4 Surfski Series.  Team Best 4 Kayak Centre's Hank McGregor was crowned 2012 McCarthy Toyota King of the Bay in race three of the Discovery Best 4 Surfski Series. Credits: Anthony Grote/ Gameplan Media
Durban – Team Best 4 Kayak Centre captain Hank McGregor reclaimed his customary place at the top of the pile when he cruised to victory in the Stellar Kayaks surfski race, race two of the Discovery Best 4 Surfski Series, on Sunday morning.

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Durban, South Africa

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13 May 2012

Team Best 4 Kayak Centre's Hank McGregor charges to victory in the Stellar Kayaks surfski race, race two of the Discovery Best 4 Surfski Series. Team Best 4 Kayak Centre's Hank McGregor charges to victory in the Stellar Kayaks surfski race, race two of the Discovery Best 4 Surfski Series. Credits: Anthony Grote/ Gameplan Media

Mauritius Ocean Classic 2012

Saturday, 12 May 2012 15:59 | Written by
A week of great paddling awaits those going to the fourth edition of the Mauritius Ocean Classic.  Starting on Sunday, 24 June 2012 with ski issue and then into training sessions with Dawid Mocke and Barry Lewin.  Everyday there will be scheduled downwind paddles, allowing all to get familiar with…

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Mauritius

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24 June - 1 July 2012

Folks, it really IS a tropical paradise Folks, it really IS a tropical paradise
Dabulamanzi Canoe Club Surfski Section is hosting the second  GAUTENG HI-ALTITUDE SURKSKI CHAMPS on the extremely challenging landlocked Emmies course in Johannesburg – The only Inland Blue Flag Beach.

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Johannesburg, South Africa (landlocked!)

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22 Mar 2012

Yes, that really is the venue.  And no, I couldn't find any other photos of surfskis on Emmerentia Dam! Yes, that really is the venue. And no, I couldn't find any other photos of surfskis on Emmerentia Dam!

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