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Sunday, 12 July 2009 04:37 | Written by
Race day dawns - with a brisk 12-13kt SW wind...  Perfect conditions!   And, true to expectations - the race was... a cracker...  {mosimage}
Friday, 03 July 2009 16:30 | Written by
The inaugural Investec Mauritius Ocean Classic kicks off tomorrow morning at 10h00 Mauritius time (GMT + 4)...  Anton Erasmus lead the race briefing tonight and revealed his decision on the race course... {mosimage} 
Wednesday, 01 July 2009 16:48 | Written by
We had to be brave. For precisely 24 hours before we boarded an airliner to fly east to a tiny Indian Ocean island off the East coast of Africa … an airliner crashed into the sea, trying to land on a tiny Indian Ocean Island off the East coast of…
Sunday, 28 June 2009 03:35 | Written by
[Email from reader Justin O'Sullivan] Re your article on copyright in Surfski design, I've attached a short article by John Winter from on innovation in kayak design which I think you may find interesting. In summary, his view, albeit based on kayak design, is that key design elements for…
Thursday, 18 June 2009 04:26 | Written by
On a recent trip to Europe I was amazed to see no fewer than three copied surfskis offered for sale.  There were copies (with minor deck modifications) of the Epic V10, the Fenn Mako6 and the Fenn XT.  When I asked about the skis, I was told that it was…
Sunday, 14 June 2009 14:06 | Written by
A clear sign that the popularity of our sport is exploding is evidenced by the number of websites springing up around the world.  Here are a couple of the most recent... {mosimage}
Sunday, 14 June 2009 13:15 | Written by
Durban May 31, 2009: Series pace setters Matt Bouman and Michéle Eray claim their fourth successive wins in the Discovery Men's Health Surf Ski Series at the Hansa Five Beaches held at Marine after race organisers changed the course of the popular race due to strong swells on the South…
Sunday, 14 June 2009 10:29 | Written by
ABC News, Austrlalia: Police hold grave fears for a man who has been missing since telling his mother he was going for a quick paddle on his surf kayak on the New South Wales Central Coast. {mosimage}
Monday, 08 June 2009 03:15 | Written by
As airliners disappear, the economy crashes even deeper and car factories grind to a halt ... what respite for us all? Well, for a start, we're united in name as "Accomplished Paddlers". And what might that mean? {mosimage}
Saturday, 30 May 2009 05:32 | Written by
After pleading guilty to charges of manufacturing and supplying 1,509 ecstasy tablets, former kayaking and surfski star Nathan Baggaley has been handed a nine year jail sentence.  With time already served, he'll be eligible for parole in November 2012.{mosimage}

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