20 Beaches Race Details – Ocean Racing Nationals

The 20 Beaches event will count towards selection for the 2015 Australian Ocean Racing team. It will take place on the 13th December between Freshwater Beach and Palm Beach (direction TBC.)

For more details, view the race flyer here.

To enter in the event, please click here.

20 beaches map

This is the officially accredited Australian Canoeing Championships for Ocean racing skis, SLSA spec skis, OC’s and SUP’s . This is also the 3rd race in the Paddle NSW Oceanseries being run for the first time this year under the umbrella of PaddleNSW, an affiliate of Australian Canoeing.

There are categories for Men and Women – Juniors under 18, , Under 23, Open, Masters  and Veterans.

The medals issued will be the official Australian Canoeing medals. This will be one of the biggest paddling events of the year attracting paddlers from all over Australia. A big contingent from Tasmania has already registered as have quite a few from Queensland and South Australia.

Under 23s SLSA spec ski paddlers will be especially welcome with a prize pool of $1000++ provided by the supporting ski manufacturers.

This event was first run in 1995 by Manly Warringah Kayak Club. Since2006 it has been under the custodianship of SurfLifesaving Sydney Northern Beaches and now for the first time it is being organised by Australian Paddle Sports in conjunction with  Avalon Beach SLSC and Paddle NSW.