Sundays rule at Orewa Beach with the SUPSHED SPRING SERIES proudly presented by Starboard, a six-event SUP and Prone Paddleboard series to crank up your fitness ready for summer.  Don't have a race board?  No worries!  It doesn't matter what kind of board you ride, longboard, surf SUP, clubbie board, bring it along just for fun and get your glide on.  The courses will be varied and adapt to take advantage of the best conditions on the day.  All ages and ability levels are welcome, and boards can be supplied for novice SUP race entrants.


Free Entry Code: SS12VS100% Open all

Choose your Distance:
The Social Splash (1km)
The Spring Thing (3km)
The Big 'O' (6km) or
First Stroke (non-competitive).

Choose your weapon:

Choose your division:
1km - Junior 17 and ANY Novice
3km / 6km - Junior U17 (12'6 and Under), Open (14' and Under), Masters O50 (14' and Under)

Event will be held in front of Orewa Surf Club, and finish/start accordingly. Depending on the wind and swell the course might be a short in and out multi-lap race, or it could head along the coast and back. Whatever the race, there will be safety vessels accompanying paddlers, and the course will be set to provide maximum enjoyment for all.

9.30-11.30am - Compulsory Check in at SUPSHED every event day (pick up your race number)

10.30am-11.10am - First Stroke*

11.45am - Compulsory Race Briefing at Orewa Beach

12.00 noon - RACES START

1.15pm - all finished, head to the Orewa Surf Club for food and drinks

2.15pm - Spot Prizegiving

Season Prizegiving after Event 6 to award 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in each division (based on top 4 races)

All participants must wear a race number bib, leash and PFD. Paddlers can opt to change between distances each week, but your series results will be based on your top 4 results in any one distance.

After each race all Webscorer results will be published online at SUPSHED.COM along with a running leaderboard.

*First Stroke: introducing a non-competitive fun paddle and introduction to SUPracing, no experience needed. Beginners and non-competitive paddlers welcome. Boards and paddles will be supplied for those needing them. Those signing up will also get a free entry into The Social Splash 1km race to use at any event. Wetsuits or warm thermal layers recommended. Conditions permitting - First Stroke will be postponed if wind is over 15knots or waves over 0.5m.

Enter the event online


Nik Sams at SUPSHED
Ph 09 426 7873

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