Swedish Surfski Championships
24 august 2014
Seamasters will take place on the 24 august in Arkösund/Oxelösund, Swedish east coast, Baltic sea and is a 25 km long Ocean race open for Surf ski, Outrigger and SUP paddlers. The race is held for the seventh time, drawing paddlers from the Nordic countries as well as Europe, South Africa and America.
The race starts at 12.00 in the small village of Arkösund and competitors paddle outside the archipelago in ocean conditions to finish at Femöre Huvud (”Fifty Cent Head”) a former top secret cold war fortress outside the city of Oxelösund.
Bus transport from Oxelösund Canoe Club at 08.30. Your ski ready for loading at 08.00.
Registration at arrival in Arkösund.
Race meeting 11.20.
Start 12.00 (SUP start 10.00).
Spectators will have a spectacular view of the race from the high cliffs at the Femöre Fortress.When waiting to see the competitors, spectators can experience a former Top Secret Cold War Coastal Artillery Fortress including a ”nuke-safe” bunker.
First paddlers will finish at approximately 13.45.
Long narrow and open kayaks for ocean racing, originally from South Africa a and Australia now a fast growing sport all over the world.
A single hull ocean racing canoe supported by an ”ama”. Paddled with a single blade paddle. Hawaiian style.
Stand up paddleboarding is an emerging global sport with a Hawaiian heritage.