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15 09, 2017

Andrew Mowlem wins Poor Knights Crossing

September 15th, 2017|Categories: All News, Paddling|

As the echo of a spine tingling waiata was still reverberating from the walls of Rikoriko Cave at the Poor Knights Islands, a nervous fleet of open ocean paddlers charged out of the safety of the world’s largest sea cave to tackle 30km of surging sea at this year’s Poor Knights Crossing race. The waiata [...]

26 07, 2017

Andy Mowlem 9th at Canadian Surf Ski Champs

July 26th, 2017|Categories: All News, Paddling|

Resident international man of mystery Andy Mowlem competed at two off-shore events and was right up there against the worlds best coming away with a 9th at the Canadian Surfski Champs less than 5 minutes behind the winner Sean Rice. He then backed it up at The Gorge Downwind Champs with a 10th against basically [...]

9 02, 2017

Akarana Paddlers Top 4 at James Moore-morial Race

February 9th, 2017|Categories: All News, Paddling|

Royal Akarana Paddlers Andy Mowlem (1st), Simon Longdill (2nd), and Garth Spencer (3rd) finished on the podium at this years James Moore-morial Race with Jeremy Kuggeleijn taking fourth. The race is a tribute to James Moore, who sadly passed away on the waters where they race in the Bay of Plenty. RAYC was well represented at the event with [...]

8 09, 2016

Simon Longdill wins Poor Knights Race

September 8th, 2016|Categories: All News, Paddling|

Royal Akarana Yacht Club paddler Simon Longdill has won the 30km Poor Knights Crossing off the Northland Coast finishing under the towering Southern Arch at the marine reserve. Congratulations to Simon and to all the RAYC paddling members who took part in the event. RAYC Members Results Male 1st  Simon Longdill 3rd Tim McLaren 4th [...]