6 July 2016
Nkhoesa out to settle Berg score
Banetse Nkhoesa and Thulani Mbanjwa will lead a competitive crop of Computershare Change a Life Academy paddlers down from KwaZulu-Natal to this year’s Berg River Canoe Marathon, which takes place from Paarl to Velddrif from 13-16 July. Read the full story here.
Lee McGregor’s diesel engine returns to Berg 2016
The 240km journey from Paarl to Velddrif is one not taken on by many however 65 year-old Lee McGregor plans on defying the odds once again in 2016 as he eyes out a potential top ten finish at the Berg River Canoe Marathon which takes place from 13-16 July. Read the full story here.
Berg River Canoe Marathon
WC Canoe Union are instituting a set of qualifying criteria for the Berg River Marathon in the same manner as many major ultra-marathon events. To find out about the new qualifying structure go here and to enter the 2016 edition of the race head here.
South African Surfski Championships
It is still a number of months away but the organisers want to keep reminding people that the Pete Marlin Surfski Race will be the South African Surfski Championships for 2016. The race will happen over the weekend of 5-6 November. Take a look at their Facebook page here for more information.
Gauteng Canoe Union
HENLEY – MOOI LOOP FILM SHOOTING – Saturday 9 July. We are gathering a group of paddlers to be part of a film shoot on Saturday morning -9am at Henley Weir for about an hour. Chat to Jennie if you are interested. FLCC KLIP RIVER RACE – SERIES: SUNDAY 10 JULY 2016 | Date: 10th July 2016 | Start: Heidelberg Bridge | Start Time: 09h00.
Berg River Canoe Marathon
Known by some as the ‘Comrades of Canoeing’, the gruelling 240km event from Paarl to Velddrif on the Western Cape’s West Coast takes place from Wednesday, 13 to Saturday, 16 July and is preceded by a time trial on Tuesday, 12 July. More information can be found here.
The Sella Descent
One of the worlds must famous canoe marathons is coming up soon and if you feel like you want to take on all of those fiery Spaniards then feel free to have a look at their website here for more information.
PE2EL Surfski Challenge
Enter “The Challenge” at the special Early Bird Rate: Fees paid, and entry submitted by 15 June 2016: R2500! See our website www.bordercanoeclub.co.za for more info. We have officially “launched”, and are open for entries. We offer an experience of a lifetime, along the most impressive coastline in the world. This is an adventure not to be missed. Not for the fainthearted! Check the poster and get your entry form here!
Fenn Elite double (glass fibre). Adjustable. Price R6500.00. Location Durban, has always been kept under cover out of the sun etc.
Contact Hans 0824534523 or Skippy 0779171155
2 x Custom Kayaks Horizons
One newer (only owner) & one slightly older (previously owned), both in great condition & recently serviced.
R4500 & R3500 respectively.
Kyle (Durban) – 082 787 8820
Second hand full carbon Spark Surfski or similar.
For small paddler, or with adjustable pedals.
Contact: Lauren 073 157 1421
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