Massive races to end the summer race season down under!

February 20, 2016

The next two weekend's will see some massive paddle events take place in Sydney which will see the formal close of the Summer Paddle Race Season in Australia for SUP, Ocean Ski and OC's.

Vaikobi will be in the thick of the action and is proud to continue our strong support of these fantastic Ocean Paddling races!

SYDNEY SUP FESTIVAL

Kicking off today is the Sydney SUP festival on Pittwater on the northern beaches. This two day event features a downwinder today (Saturday) and then the annual around Scotland Island race tomorrow. Sunday will be a massive day at RMYC with demo's, lessons and SUPyoga sessions available throughout the day.

For more info visit: https://www.facebook.com/SydneySUPfestival

Next weekend see's all the action move to Manly for what will be one of the biggest weekends of Ocean Paddle Racing out of one venue with two massive events- The Hawaiian Airlines Sydney Harbour Challenge and the Manly Wharf Bridge to Beach (Final Australian Ocean Racing Series event)

HAWAIIAN AIRLINES SYDNEY HARBOUR CHALLENGE

Saturday 27th of March will see the International Outrigger Racing community invade Manly Beach for for the Hawaiian Airlines Sydney Harbour Challenge.

This annual event has grown from strength to strength and will see over 1000 Outrigger paddlers, from USA, Tahiti, NZ and around Australia, compete throughout the day in OC6's.

There will be Mixed, Women's and Men's races throughout the day taking on the 20km course down the harbour, under the Sydney Harbour Bridge and back to Manly Beach.

For more information, please visit https://www.aocra.com.au/newsdetails.php?newsid=78

MANLY WHARF BRIDGE TO BEACH

The last race of the Australian Ocean Racing Series, the Manly Wharf Bridge to Beach will be held on Sunday 28th of March and will see in excess of 500 competitors compete across all paddle disciplines- OceanSki, SUP & Outrigger.

The 12km race sets a cracking pace as competitors start under Sydney Harbour Bridge and head up the harbour, finishing at Manly Beach.

The competition will be hot at the head of the field with the likes of current World Champ Cory Hill ,  2013 World Champ Sean Rice, Michael Booth, Mark Anderson and Jeremy Cotter all pushing hard to take the last race of the Australian Ocean Racing Series.

Dean Gardiner, Yanda Morison and the team from Ocean Paddler always put on a fantastic event with a great post race atmosphere at Manly Beach afterwards, so get your entry in at :http://www.oceanpaddler.com/events/bridge-to-beach/enter-online/

We look forward to seeing everyone over the next few weekends and best of luck to all competitors.

 





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UNISEX / MENS - METRIC SIZES

Size HEIGHT (CM) WEIGHT (KG) CHEST (CM) WAIST (CM) HIPS (CM)
XXS   161 167  54 58 76 81 62 66 78 82
XS   165 172  56 63 82 87 66 70 82 89
S   169  176  61 68 88 96 71 76 90 96
M   174 181  66 73 97 104 77 85 97 102
L   178  185  76 85 106 114 86 95 103 108
XL   183  190  86 95 116 122 96 105 109 115
XXL   187  194  96 105 124 132 106 114 116 122

UNISEX / MENS - IMPERIAL SIZES

Size HEIGHT (Feet + Inches) WEIGHT (Pounds) CHEST (Inches) WAIST (Inches) HIPS (Inches)
XXS   5'3"  5'6"  119 128 30 32 24.5 26 30.5 32.5
XS   5'5"  5'8"  123 139 32 34.5 26 27.5 32.5 35
S   5'7"  5'9"  135 150 34.5 38 28 30 35.5 38
M   5'9"  5'11"  146 161 38 41 30 33.5 38 40
L 5'10"  6'8"  168 187 41.5 45 34 37.5 40.5 42.5
XL 6'  6'3"  190 209 45.5 48 38 41.5 43 45.5
XXL 6'2"  6'4"  121 232 49 52 41.5 55 45.5 48

YOUTH - METRIC SIZES

Size

HEIGHT (CM)

WEIGHT (KG) CHEST (CM) WAIST (CM)     HIPS     (CM)
Y-M 140 148  33 39 65 71 61 68 72 78
Y-L 147 155  40 47 70 76 67 73 77 84
Y-XL 152 162 47 54 75 82 72 79 83 89

 

YOUTH - IMPERIAL SIZES

Size

HEIGHT (IN)

WEIGHT (LB) CHEST (IN)

WAIST (IN)

    HIPS     (IN)
Y-M

4'5"

4'8"  73 86 26 28 26 28 28 31
Y-L

4'8"

5'  88 104 28 30 28 30 30 33
Y-XL 5'3" 64 104 119 30 32 30 32 33 35

Fit Tips

If one of your body measurements is in between two sizes, order the smaller size for a tighter fit or the larger size for a looser fit. If your body measurements for hips and waist correspond to two different suggested sizes, order the one indicated by your hip measurement.

How To Measure

WAIST: Measure around the narrowest part (typically where your body bends side to side), keeping the tape horizontal.
HIPS: Measure around the widest part of your hips, keeping the tape horizontal.
CHEST: Measure the fullest area of your chest. Stand up straight and breath normally.

 

 

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