The Molokai Challenge, originally named Kanaka Ikaika, is a true test of paddling skill, endurance and knowledge of ocean surfing. It is also the World’s longest running open ocean downwind race.
The West Coast Downwinder race is unique in that it runs completely parallel to the Perth coastline for the entire length of the race.
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 […]
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 […]
courtesy Elva Ocean Sports. Perth Western Australia. On Saturday, 350 competitors lined up on ski’s, SUP’s, outriggers, sea kayaks and doubles to take on the converted 26.5km Doctor race from Rottnest Island to Sorrento. Athletes and punters alike were greeted with perfect downwind conditions with 20+ knots of fresh SSW wind blowing through from 11am. […]
21 Nov, Stanley, Hong Kong Hank McGregor took the Dragon Run title for the second time in the race’s history as he surfed away from the indomitable Sean Rice in the biggest downwind conditions the event has seen. Marathon Kayak sensation Adrian Boros from Hungary made his ocean racing debut and took the final step […]