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Commit to a summer of SUP racing!

Want to get into Stand-Up Paddling but not sure where to start? Own a board and feeling guilty you are not out there enjoying it regularly?

The Orewa Beach Series is a great opportunity to get into Stand-Up Paddling and make it part of your weekly exercise regime. We’ll show you how!

Stand-Up Paddle Options

  • 1km SUP (beginner)
  • 3km SUP
  • Elite 4km SUP

Come, try it out, and then commit to the Orewa Beach Series this summer. You’ll love it, and the mirror’s going to thank you!

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Stand Up-Paddle (SUP) racing is an exciting sport and is the perfect whole body work-out. It improves balance, co-ordination, strength, is stress reducing and invigorating.

Four 1km lap courses will be used in 2017-18 to provide SUPers variety each week, and will be chosen according to wind and weather forecasts. Courses will be notified in the weekly enews and confirmed on event day on the ‘Course Info’ board.

1km SUP (beginner)

Board Type
– 14′
– 12’6″, Inflatable & Surfboard

Age Category
– U19
– Open (19-49 years)
– Masters (50+)

3km SUP

Board Type
– 14′
– 12’6″, Inflatable & Surfboard

Age Category
– U19
– Open (19-49 years)
– Masters (50+)

Elite 4km SUP

Board Type
– 14′
– 12’6″, Inflatable & Surfboard

Age Category
– U19
– Open (19-49 years)
– Masters (50+)

Event Safety and Rules

  • Event Rules and Safety Guidelines can be found HERE and at the event base each week
  • Leashes are compulsory for all stand-up paddlers
  • Series points will be deducted or a participant disqualified if marker buoys are not rounded correctly (ie. a corner is cut)
  • Series points may be deducted if stand-up paddlers do not cross the finish line with their paddle


Safety Briefing Times and Locations

For your safety it is compulsory for all participants to attend their event briefing each week.

  • Junior Events (run & swim only) – Orewa Beach Reserve (south of Surf Club) at 5.45pm
  • Adult Events – Orewa Beach Reserve (south of Surf Club) at 6.20pm


Terms & Conditions and Waiver

It is compulsory for all participants to read and accept our Terms & Conditions and Waiver. These will be included in your online entry, but can also be found HERE.

First Timer? Find out More

If you are a first timer you can also find out more information about the event HERE

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