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Lea Extreme Race – tasmania

Lea Extreme Race 2022 – Tasmania Preparations are underway for the 2022 Lea Extreme Race.  It’s on the 17th September 2022 The grade 4 waters of the Lea River are tucked away in the hills near the old mining town of Moina.  It’s a pretty river surrounded by typical Tasmanian rainforest and wet eucalypt forest.  The water […]

Rescue Tips & Equipment

Paddling out in the wild is one of the most exciting adventures, but let’s make sure your trip ends with a positive note. Rescue Equipment is an important consideration. Prioritise safety at all times and practice your rescue skills. Also make sure you have handy a towing system, essential for rescue and safety tool-kits. You […]

BUCKETS AND HOSES. River catchments simplified.

For the general population the rain marks the end of the joyous season of beaches, barbecues and beers and the start of the long winter hibernation. For kayakers, it’s precisely the opposite. Rain means water. Water means rivers. Rivers mean paddling…. you get it. Now, it can be tempting to get buzzed on the first […]


You will want a board that provides enough flotation and stability for your skill and body weight, but paddles fast enough for a satisfying experience and suits the type of paddling you will be doing. The most popular SUP boards for general use are 10-11 feet in length and between 32 and 34 inches wide. If stability is […]


QUALITY AT A WHOLE NEW PRICE POINT Responding to the demand to meet a lower price point, Surge Kayaks are our new entry-level recreational craft. Without compromising on build quality whilst reaching the budget minded customer, Surge Kayaks are the perfect addition to your weekend getaway. Originally imported to offer a stable fishing craft at […]