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Paddlefest Nelson 2021

Friday 5th-Sunday 7th November 2021 – Nelson


Entries are now open and should be paid direct to the race organiser. Entry form can be found here.

Event Information

Paddlefest was created with the idea to celebrate and share this amazing location that we call Paddletown (Nelson). The aim is to get different paddle-craft on the water for some racing (distance and sprints), relays and fun. There are social events mixed in as well and a chance to swap craft and have a go on surf skis, SUP or whatever else turns up !
It’s run by our good friends at Nelson SUP Club with Tahunanui Beach resident weather-man Toby Wild usually manning the loudhailer down at the surf line.
Paddlefest is a small craft event so single and double waka only. If you haven’t yet raced in a single or double this is a great chance to do so in a fun and safe environment.
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