Surfski Ocean Racing is a rapidly growing watersport in New Zealand and around the world. Many surfski ocean racing athletes have a background in flatwater kayaking and surf lifesaving.
Canoe Racing New Zealand's Surf Ski Ocean Racing team competes in both national and international events.
The key national event is the "King of the Harbour" held in Auckland. Traditionally held off Takapuna beach, this year the event had a twist, with competitors catching the ferry to Waiheke Island and racing back to the Viaduct Harbour.
The key international events are the World Series events held in a number of countries around the globe, of which King of the Harbour is one in the series.
For more information on King of the Harbour visit
King of the Harbour Website
For more information on surfski paddling visit