Hank Claims 4th Mauritius Ocean Classic Title

  This year’s MOC, the eighth and the first to be sponsored by Investec Bank, had seen perfect conditions for the entire week – the southeasterly trade winds blew every day and the paddlers reveled in the daily downwind runs from Tamassa to Le Morne. Stellar Field The men’s field included three-time champion Dawid Mocke […]


The Maui Jim Molokai Challenge

Race #4 – The Maui Jim Molokai Challenge ‘It Was The Battle Of The 5’ ‘The Molokai’, the former World Championships of Open Ocean Surfski, is one of the toughest races on the surfski calendar, and is this year was no exception.  With no wind (even a slight headwind) predicted, it was going to be […]


The Euro Challenge – Battle on the Med

Race #2 – The Euro Challenge 2016   ‘The Sean Rice Show’ The Euro Challenge’s 22km surfski course consistently has world class downwind conditions bringing paddlers from all over Europe and the world to the beautiful Spanish town La Vila Joiosa, however, conditions didn’t line up perfectly this year. The wind was perfect on Friday (as always), but […]


King of the Harbour – Charge to Waiheke

Race 1: The FLOW KAYAKS King And Queen Of The Harbour  ‘A Great Start for Current World Champion’ 130 colourful sleek carbon racing craft line up at the water’s edge. Top-seeded paddlers Cory Hill, Michael Booth In the men’s Rachel Clarke and Teneale Hatton in the Ladies. The 2016 FLOW Auckland King and Queen of […]


King of the Harbour 2016

Auckland’s Hauraki Gulf plays host to the some of the finest water-men and –women this weekend in the 2016 FLOW Auckland King and Queen of the Harbour, which is attracting a large contingent of offshore world class paddlers. “The event is rather unique in that it sees a large field of surfski paddlers from the ocean-racing […]

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An Epic Battle – West Coast Downwind 2015

21 Nov, Perth, Australia. The third edition of the West Coast Downwind provided the closest racing in the events history amid hot and flat ocean conditions. A shortened course provided some respite for competitors as a brisk offshore wind combined with hot conditions made for a memorable race for all the wrong reasons!  Still the competitive […]