Surfski Tuesday: Dawid Mocke and the Falkland Sound Crossing

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First Downwind Surfski Run Across the Falkland Sound Dawid Mocke is an amazing surfski racer and design innovator....as well as pioneer. Three days ago, he left the Falkland Islands after becoming one of the first surfski paddlers to cross the Falkland Sounds.  You can read...

Safety: It Doesn’t Stop With SUPs

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A Safety Tale of Three Paddlers This summer, we wrote quite a bit about accidents involving paddlers who did not wear PFDs or leashes - but almost all of those stories involved people on standup boards.  Many of them were new to the sport.  But...

How To Video: Surf Ski Rescue

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Assisted Surf Ski Rescues Helping a fellow paddler is something we all will likely have to do at one point or another.  Knowing how to use your craft to rescue someone in the water is essential knowledge.  Here's a great video from  Alex Matthews and...

Video: Two-Man Surfski Rides Cyclone Swell – Don’t Try This At Home!

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Surf Ski Cyclone Run in South Africa There are no words for this video.  Unless it's just crazy. Flat out crazy. And amazing. But even those fall short. On March 4, 2012,Tropical Cyclone Irina hit Durban, South Africa.  Barry And Mark Lewin went out on a...

Video: The Epic V5 in the sea and Surf

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James Smith takes the new V5 composite surf ski out for s spin in the waves off Kure Beach, NC.

Surf Ski Tuesday: Another Durban Downwinder

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Surf ski Run in South Africa This video by Gareth Miles of a ripping downwind beach finish is full of challenging surf and resulting carnage. If you paddle anywhere and in anything on this Fourth of July, remember to wear your PFD, your leash (even in your...

Surf Ski Video: Carnage in Durban

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If you think the shore break at the Carolina Cup can be gnarly, check out this Point of Video video from the start of the Da Real Downwind 50km race in South Africa.  It's by Robin Tindal and is from www.durbansurfski.com  Even though the waves apparently...

The PE2EL Race: Are You Tough Enough?

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Toughest surf ski race in the world Imagine four days of surf ski racing in the open ocean...along one of the most rugged coasts, with sizable surf, in the world.  The Port Elizabeth to East London Challenge (PE 2EL) is a total of  155 miles that...

Surfski Bucket List Destination: The Miller’s Run

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The Miller's Run: Epic Downwinding The Miller's Run is an epic downwinder through False Bay in Cape Town, South Africa. It is one of the runs of legend, not unlike Molokai to Oahu. Here's how Epic Kayak describes it, from a post on their website: "The Miller’s...

Reading the Water with Oscar Chalupsky – Downwind Surf Ski Technique

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Downwind Surf Ski Skills Reading the water and the bumps is a key skill when it comes to learning how to downwind - regardless of whether your are paddling SUP, OC or surf ski.  In this video from Epic Kayaks, surf ski icon Oscar Chalupsky...

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