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Tuesday, 16 November 2010 08:31 | Written by
On March 6, 2011, the 22m catamaran K20 will set sail from Fremantle, Australia bound for Exmouth on the remote north-west of Australia.  On board will be Oscar Chalupsky, Dean Gardiner and ten surfski paddlers bound for a trip of a lifetime.
Friday, 22 October 2010 09:53 | Written by
Epic Kayaks just launched the latest in their stable of surfskis, the V8.  We interviewed Epic CEO Greg Barton.  Here’s what he had to say about the new ski, and about Epic in general.
Wednesday, 18 August 2010 10:56 | Written by
Sea Rescue – National – Wednesday, 18 August, 2010. WARNING – Shark activity close inshore. The NSRI and Save Our Seas foundation are warning bathers, paddlers and surfers to be acutely aware that at this time of year sharks migrate towards the shoreline in search of food.
Monday, 16 August 2010 18:51 | Written by
Many people are familiar with Tom Schilperoort as a top surfski paddler – both locally and internationally.  But not so many know of his other passion in life: painting.
Wednesday, 11 August 2010 21:04 | Written by
The Lamborghini of surfskis?  Or perhaps the Volvo...  Italy and Sweden are the origin of the two of the new skis that are on the market in Europe...
Monday, 09 August 2010 13:31 | Written by
Sam Dawson was catching waves in his Fenn Mako XT at a favourite spot near South Sound, Grand Cayman.  Suddenly his world turned upside down - literally.  “I got caught by a wave and flipped off,'' Dawson said. “The wave took the surf ski away from me - I assumed…
Sunday, 08 August 2010 15:18 | Written by
Summer is now in full blast and the early exit of Italy from the World Cup; Valentino Rossi’s injury; Ferrari’s F1 woes and the Berlusconi sexual shenanigans have all been put aside and the Italians are making their way to the beach... and surfskis are being tried out and used…
Wednesday, 04 August 2010 19:16 | Written by
Nine paddlers; 72 hours; average speed 10kph.  That’s 720km.  Welcome to Project 720.
Wednesday, 04 August 2010 08:29 | Written by
Duane Strosaker was paddling his sea kayak about 5nm offshore from the Gaviota State Beach in Southern California, when a Great White Shark decided he was worth investigating.  Duane "screamed like a girl" (who wouldn't) as the shark gently put its mouth around the hull of the kayak and held…
Sunday, 01 August 2010 21:29 | Written by
Wednesday afternoon and I’m sitting at my desk watching the live data from the weather station on Roman Rock lighthouse.  It’s 15m/s SE (30kt or thereabouts)...  I sneak out of the office early...

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