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SUPSHED Spring Series Stand Up and Prone Paddleboard Event

20 Aug 2017 - 29 Oct 2017

Photo: Georgia Schofield

Sunday 20 August 2017, 10.00am - Sunday 29 October 2017, 2.00pm

  • Race 1: Sun 20 Aug
  • Race 2: Sun 3 Sep
  • Race 3: Sun 24 Sep
  • Race 4: Sun 1 Oct
  • Race 5: Sun 15 Oct
  • Race 6: Sun 29 Oct

Orewa Beach, Marine Parade, Orewa, Auckland

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  • Series entry: Adults $100, kids $80
  • One-off entry: $20

09 426 7873

Register online before race day, then check in at SUPSHED Orewa, 196 Centreway Road, Orewa 0931 on race day between 9.30am and 11.30am to pick up your numbered race bib


Nik Sams

09 426 7873


Sundays rule at Orewa Beach with the SUPSHED SPRING SERIES proudly presented by Starboard, a six-event SUP, Prone Paddleboard and Longboard series to crank up your paddle 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 course designs 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.

Choose your distance:

  • The Social Splash (1km)
  • The Spring Thing (3km)
  • The Big 'O' (6km) or
  • First Stroke (non-competitive)

Choose your weapon:

  • Prone 
  • SUP 
  • Longboard

Choose your division:

  • 1km - Junior U17 and ANY novice
  • 3km/6km - Junior U17 (12'6 and under), Open (14' and under), Masters O50 (14' and under)


  • 9.30am-11.30am - Compulsory check in at SUPSHED every event day (pick up your race number)
  • 10.30am-11.10am - * First Stroke on Orewa Beach
  • 11.45am - Compulsory race briefing at Orewa Beach
  • 12pm - Races start
  • Food and Drinks afterwards at Orewa Surf Club, with spot prizegiving at 2.15pm. Season Prizegiving after Race 6 to award 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in each division (based on top 4 races).

Event dates:

  • Race 1: Sun 20 Aug
  • Race 2: Sun 3 Sep
  • Race 3: Sun 24 Sep
  • Race 4: Sun 1 Oct
  • Race 5: Sun 15 Oct
  • Race 6: Sun 29 Oct

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 along with a running leaderboard.