1hour

PSK Distance Challenge
1 Hour Course


Paddle as far as you can in 1 hour. You choose the craft. You choose the venue. You choose the conditions.
All to your advantage.


Part of the PSK Distance Challenge



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* updated 04-Mar-2021 *

The PSK Distance Challenge + is an unsupervised standing challenge.



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PSK Distance Challenge -- 1 Hour


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Posn.K1WCatPaddlerDateLocn.VenueBoatAvgDist
1K1MJohn Willacy

20-Sep-20Wales
(Flint)
Estuary
(Dee)
Rockpool Taran

18.8 kph
(10.13 kts)
18.76 km
(10.1 nm)
2K1MBrian Turnbull

12-Jan-20Scotland
(Kelso)
River
(Tweed)
Rockpool Taran
18.2 kph
(9.80 kts)
18.15 km
(9.8 nm)
3K1MJohn Willacy

20-May-19Wales
(Point of Ayr)
Estuary
(Dee)
Rockpool Taran

17.5 kph
(9.46 kts)
17.52 km
(9.5 nm)
4K1MJohn Willacy

25-Mar-19Scotland
(Pitlochry)
River
(Tay)
Rockpool Taran

17.0 kph
(9.20 kts)
17.03 km
(9.2 nm)
5K1MBrian Turnbull

28-Nov-19Scotland
(Kelso)
River
(Tweed)
Rockpool Taran
16.8 kph
(9.09 kts)
16.84 km
(9.1 nm)
6K1M_SkiTom Mason

04-Oct-20England
(Dungeness)
SeaFenn Elite S

16.6 kph
(8.98 kts)
16.64 km
(9.0 nm)
7Team_MxPascale Eichenmuller
John Willacy
25-Mar-19Scotland
(Pitlochry)
River
(Tay)
Rockpool Taran
Rockpool Taran
16.1 kph
(8.69 kts)
16.10 km
(8.7 nm)
8K1MEurion Brown

18-Oct-20Wales
(Llantwit Major)
SeaP+H Cetus HV

15.0 kph
(8.12 kts)
15.03 km
(8.1 nm)
9K1MJames Pigdon

18-Oct-20Wales
(Llantwit Major)
SeaRockpool Taran 16

14.7 kph
(7.93 kts)
14.68 km
(7.9 nm)
10K1MMichal Madera

05-Jul-20England
(Isle of Dogs)
Estuary
(Thames)
Tiderace Pace 17

14.4 kph
(7.76 kts)
14.37 km
(7.8 nm)
11K1MJeff Parker

08-Nov-20England
(Ironbridge)
River
(Severn)
Epic 18x

14.3 kph
(7.70 kts)
14.26 km
(7.7 nm)
12K1M_SkiRalph Baker

26-Sep-20England
(Calstock)
Estuary
(Tamar)
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14.3 kph
(7.69 kts)
14.25 km
(7.7 nm)
13K1MNeil Turnbull

24-Dec-20Scotland
(Kelso)
River
(Tweed)
Rockpool Taran

14.2 kph
(7.66 kts)
14.18 km
(7.7 nm)
14K1MVolker Gärtner

19-Apr-19Germany
(Speyer)
River
(Rhein)
Prijon Seayak
14.0 kph
(7.56 kts)
14.00 km
(7.6 nm)
15K1M_SkiTom Mason

12-Dec-20South Africa
(Rooiels)
SeaFenn Elite S

14.0 kph
(7.55 kts)
13.98 km
(7.5 nm)
16K1M_SkiOllie Jay

11-Mar-20Scotland
(Coldstream)
River
(Tweed)
Epic V8
13.9 kph
(7.51 kts)
13.90 km
(7.5 nm)
17K1MMichal Madera

27-Dec-20England
(Putney)
Estuary
(Thames)
Tiderace Pace 17

13.8 kph
(7.46 kts)
13.81 km
(7.5 nm)
18K2_SkiTeam Simon

22-Feb-20Germany
(Eckernförde)
SeaEpic V8 Double
13.5 kph
(7.30 kts)
13.52 km
(7.3 nm)
19K1MIan Cooke

12-Dec-20England
(Acaster Malbis)
River
(Ouse)
Rockpool Taran

13.5 kph
(7.29 kts)
13.51 km
(7.3 nm)
20K1M_SkiTom Mason

10-Mar-19England
(Canvey Island)
SeaFenn Elite S

13.5 kph
(7.28 kts)
13.49 km
(7.3 nm)
21K1MMichal Madera

03-Jan-21England
(Putney)
Estuary
(Thames)
Tiderace Pace Action

13.4 kph
(7.25 kts)
13.43 km
(7.3 nm)
22K1M_SkiAlan Cole

07-Jul-20Wales
(Aberdyfi)
Estuary
(Dyfi)
Think EVO II

13.1 kph
(7.09 kts)
13.13 km
(7.1 nm)
23(1)K1WPascale Eichenmuller

03-Jul-20Wales
(Sea Zoo)
Sea
(Menai Straits)
Rockpool Taran

13.1 kph
(7.06 kts)
13.07 km
(7.1 nm)
24K1MDavid Horkan

20-Aug-20Ireland
(Ballina)
Estuary
(River Moy)
Rockpool Taran

12.9 kph
(6.98 kts)
12.92 km
(7.0 nm)
25K1M_SkiSimon Augustin

05-Sep-20Germany
(Eckernförde)
SeaEpic V12

12.7 kph
(6.88 kts)
12.74 km
(6.9 nm)
26K1MIan Cooke

26-Aug-20England
(Boroughbridge)
River
(Ure)
Rockpool Taran

12.4 kph
(6.68 kts)
12.37 km
(6.7 nm)
27K1MNigel Warren

20-Oct-20England
(Saltash)
Estuary
(Tamar)
Rockpool Taran

12.1 kph
(6.55 kts)
12.13 km
(6.5 nm)
28(2)K1WNatalie Maderova

03-Jan-21England
(Putney)
Estuary
(Thames)
Tiderace Pace 17

12.1 kph
(6.52 kts)
12.08 km
(6.5 nm)
29K1MIan Cooke

07-Jun-20England
(Hensall)
River
(Aire)
Rockpool Taran
11.8 kph
(6.34 kts)
11.75 km
(6.3 nm)
30K1M_SkiSimon Augustin

17-Mar-20Germany
(Lindhöft)
SeaEpic V12
11.7 kph
(6.31 kts)
11.68 km
(6.3 nm)
31K1MJoe Leach

21-Jun-20England
(Maenporth)
SeaRockpool Taran
11.7 kph
(6.29 kts)
11.65 km
(6.3 nm)
32K1MJeff Parker

14-Jun-20England
(Ironbridge)
River
(Severn)
Epic 18x
11.6 kph
(6.26 kts)
11.59 km
(6.3 nm)
32(3)K1WCatriona Woods

20-Aug-20Ireland
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Estuary
(Moy)
Rockpool Tarantella

11.6 kph
(6.26 kts)
11.59 km
(6.3 nm)
34K1MJohn Willacy

20-Apr-19Wales
(Cemlyn)
SeaRockpool Taran
11.6 kph
(6.24 kts)
11.55 km
(6.2 nm)
35K1M_SkiSimon Augustin

11-Jul-20Germany
(Eckernförde)
Sea
(Eckernförde)
Epic V12

11.5 kph
(6.23 kts)
11.54 km
(6.2 nm)
36Team_SUPSian Sykes
Aled Williams
05-Jul-20Wales
(Sea Zoo)
Sea
(Menai Straits)


11.5 kph
(6.20 kts)
11.48 km
(6.2 nm)
37K1MIan Cooke

15-Mar-20England
(Boroughbridge)
River
(Ure)
Rockpool Taran
11.3 kph
(6.10 kts)
11.30 km
(6.1 nm)
38K1M_SkiAlan Cole

20-Jun-20Wales
(Aberdyfi)
Estuary
(Dyfi)
Think EVO II
11.2 kph
(6.03 kts)
11.16 km
(6.0 nm)
39K1MJohn Willacy

07-Mar-20Scotland
(Killin)
Lake
(Loch Tay)
Rockpool Taran

11.1 kph
(5.97 kts)
11.06 km
(6.0 nm)
39K1MNigel Warren

08-Aug-20England
(Saltash)
Estuary
(Tamar)
Rockpool Taran

11.1 kph
(5.97 kts)
11.06 km
(6.0 nm)
41K1MSteven Whipp

22-Jul-21Wales
(Conwy)
Estuary
(Conwy)
Fyne Boats Pax20

10.9 kph
(5.91 kts)
10.94 km
(5.9 nm)
42(4)K1WCatriona Woods

13-Mar-20Ireland
(Broad Water)
SeaRockpool Tarantella
10.9 kph
(5.86 kts)
10.86 km
(5.9 nm)
43(5)K1WCatriona Woods

30-Nov-19Ireland
(Broad Water)
SeaRockpool Tarantella
10.8 kph
(5.84 kts)
10.82 km
(5.8 nm)
44K1MEurion Brown

21-Jul-21Wales
(Barry Island)
SeaP+H Cetus HV

10.8 kph
(5.84 kts)
10.81 km
(5.8 nm)
45(6)K1W_SkiAnita Suter

29-Jul-20Switzerland
(Dersbach)
Lake
(Zugersee)
Stellar SES

10.7 kph
(5.75 kts)
10.65 km
(5.8 nm)
46K1MDave Cutts

19-Jul-20Wales
(Trearddur Bay)
SeaRockpool Taran 16

10.6 kph
(5.70 kts)
10.55 km
(5.7 nm)
47K1MSimon Augustin

20-Jun-21Germany
(Kiel)
Estuary
(Kieler Förde)
CS Big Monster

10.5 kph
(5.69 kts)
10.54 km
(5.7 nm)
48K1MJames Doherty

24-Oct-20England
(St Ives)
River
(Great Ouse)
Dog
10.5 kph
(5.66 kts)
10.49 km
(5.7 nm)
49(7)K1WCatriona Woods

27-Dec-19Ireland
(Broad Water)
SeaRockpool Tarantella
10.4 kph
(5.62 kts)
10.40 km
(5.6 nm)
50K1MJames Doherty

28-Jan-21England
(St Ives)
River
(Great Ouse)


10.4 kph
(5.61 kts)
10.39 km
(5.6 nm)
51K1M_SkiJames Wingfield

25-Jan-20Wales
(Conwy)
Estuary
(Conwy)
Knysa Blu
10.4 kph
(5.60 kts)
10.38 km
(5.6 nm)
52K1MSteven Whipp

22-Jun-20England
(Felixstowe Ferry)
Estuary
(Deben)
Fyne Boats Pax20
10.3 kph
(5.58 kts)
10.33 km
(5.6 nm)
53(8)K1WCatriona Woods

26-Dec-19Ireland
(Broad Water)
SeaRockpool Tarantella
10.3 kph
(5.56 kts)
10.29 km
(5.6 nm)
53K1MJames Wingfield

11-Aug-20Wales
(Conwy)
Estuary
(Conwy)
K1?

10.3 kph
(5.56 kts)
10.29 km
(5.6 nm)
55K1M_SkiJames Wingfield

30-Jun-20Wales
(Conwy)
Estuary
(Conwy)
Knysa Blu

10.2 kph
(5.52 kts)
10.23 km
(5.5 nm)
56K1MRichard Griffiths Hughes

15-Aug-20Wales
(Menai Bridge)
Sea
(Menai Straits)
Rockpool Taran

10.2 kph
(5.49 kts)
10.16 km
(5.5 nm)
57(9)K1WPascale Eichenmuller

16-May-21Wales
(Llanberis)
Lake
(Llyn Padarn)
Eta K1

10.1 kph
(5.47 kts)
10.13 km
(5.5 nm)
58K1MJeff Parker

11-Sep-20England
(Newby Bridge)
Lake
(Windermere)
Rockpool Taran

10.1 kph
(5.43 kts)
10.06 km
(5.4 nm)
59(10)K1WPascale Eichenmuller

20-Aug-19Wales
(Llanberis)
Lake
(Llyn Padarn)
Eta K1
10.0 kph
(5.39 kts)
9.99 km
(5.4 nm)
60SUP_MIan Cooke_SUP

08-Oct-21England
(Cawood)
River
(Ouse)
O’Shea GTE HPX

10.0 kph
(5.39 kts)
9.98 km
(5.4 nm)
61(11)K1WPascale Eichenmuller

11-Dec-20Wales
(Llanberis)
Lake
(Llyn Padarn)
Eta K1
9.8 kph
(5.30 kts)
9.81 km
(5.3 nm)
62K1MSteven Whipp

26-Aug-20England
(Coniston)
Lake
(Consiton)
Fyne Boats Pax20

9.7 kph
(5.23 kts)
9.69 km
(5.2 nm)
63K1MSteve Miles

25-Apr-19Wales
(Amlwch)
SeaRockpool Taran
9.6 kph
(5.19 kts)
9.61 km
(5.2 nm)
64K1MPaul Williams

23-Jul-20Wales
(Llanberis)
Lake
(Llyn Padarn)
Tiderace Pace 17

9.5 kph
(5.14 kts)
9.52 km
(5.1 nm)
65K1MJames Doherty

03-Jan-21England
(St Ives)
River
(Great Ouse)
Cape Falcon F1

9.5 kph
(5.13 kts)
9.51 km
(5.1 nm)
66K1M_SkiChris Buckton

22-Jun-20England
(Warsash)
Estuary
(Hamble)
Epic V6
9.5 kph
(5.12 kts)
9.48 km
(5.1 nm)
67K1MNeal Ricketts

24-Aug-20England
(Topsham)
Estuary
(Exe)
Shrike

9.5 kph
(5.11 kts)
9.47 km
(5.1 nm)
68K1MSimon Augustin

19-Mar-20Germany
(Jellenbeck)
SeaCS Big Monster
9.4 kph
(5.10 kts)
9.44 km
(5.1 nm)
69K1MJim Wallis

02-Aug-19Scotland
(Balloch)
Lake
(Loch Lomond)
Rockpool Taran
9.4 kph
(5.08 kts)
9.40 km
(5.1 nm)
70K1MJim Wallis

30-Jul-19Scotland
(Balloch)
Lake
(Loch Lomond)
Rockpool Taran
9.4 kph
(5.07 kts)
9.39 km
(5.1 nm)
71K1MMichal Madera

07-Jan-21England
(Limehouse)
Canal
(Limehouse Cut)
Tiderace Pace Action

9.2 kph
(4.99 kts)
9.24 km
(5.0 nm)
72K1MSteven Whipp

18-Apr-19England
(Under Claife)
Lake
(Windermere)
Fyne Boats Pax20
9.1 kph
(4.89 kts)
9.05 km
(4.9 nm)
72K1MDetlev Deninger

22-Aug-21Sweden
(Valö)
SeaRockpool Taran 16

9.1 kph
(4.89 kts)
9.05 km
(4.9 nm)
74K1MPeter Eichenmuller

14-Aug-19Germany
(Weinheim)
Lake
(Waidsee)
Rockpool Taran
9.0 kph
(4.88 kts)
9.03 km
(4.9 nm)
75K1MEdward Doherty

15-Apr-21England
(Praa Sands)
SeaCape Falcon F1

9.0 kph
(4.86 kts)
9.00 km
(4.9 nm)
76K1MFrank Harradence

11-Aug-20England
(Brundall)
Estuary
(Yare)
Rockpool Taran
9.0 kph
(4.85 kts)
8.98 km
(4.8 nm)
77K1MWilliam Stevenson

21-Sep-20N.I.
(Comber)
Sea Loch
(Strangford)
P+H Valkyrie

9.0 kph
(4.84 kts)
8.96 km
(4.8 nm)
78K1MSimon Augustin

12-Aug-20Germany
(Kiel)
Sea
(Kieler Förde)
CS Big Monster

8.9 kph
(4.78 kts)
8.85 km
(4.8 nm)
79K1MJames Pigdon

24-Jul-19Wales
(Newton Beach)
SeaRockpool Taran 16
8.8 kph
(4.75 kts)
8.80 km
(4.8 nm)
80K1MNigel Warren

16-Jul-20England
(Saltash)
Estuary
(Tamar)
Rockpool Taran

8.8 kph
(4.74 kts)
8.77 km
(4.7 nm)
81K1MFrank Harradence

18-Apr-19England
(Norwich)
River
(Yare)
Rockpool Taran 16
8.8 kph
(4.72 kts)
8.75 km
(4.7 nm)
82K1MSimon Augustin

05-Mar-20Germany
(Jellenbeck)
SeaCS Big Monster
8.7 kph
(4.69 kts)
8.69 km
(4.7 nm)
83K1MEurion Brown

21-Jul-20England
(Heddon's Mouth)
SeaP+H Cetus HV

8.6 kph
(4.65 kts)
8.62 km
(4.7 nm)
84(12)K1WPenny Wingfield

30-Jun-20Wales
(Conwy)
Estuary
(Conwy)
Trimmer

8.6 kph
(4.64 kts)
8.59 km
(4.6 nm)
85SUP_MRichard G-Hughes_SUP

18-Mar-20Wales
(Porth Dafarch)
SeaOshea SUP
8.6 kph
(4.62 kts)
8.56 km
(4.6 nm)
86K1MRichard Griffiths Hughes

22-Feb-21England
(Litherland)
Canal
(Leeds Liverpool)
Rockpool Taran

8.6 kph
(4.62 kts)
8.55 km
(4.6 nm)
87K1MDetlev Deninger

16-May-21Sweden
(Särö)
SeaRockpool Taran 16

8.5 kph
(4.60 kts)
8.52 km
(4.6 nm)
88K1MPeter Eichenmuller

12-Aug-20Germany
(Weinheim)
Lake
(Waidsee)
Rockpool Taran
8.5 kph
(4.59 kts)
8.50 km
(4.6 nm)
89K1MRichard Griffiths Hughes

17-Jan-20Wales
(Menai Bridge)
Sea
(Menai Straits)
Rockpool GT

8.5 kph
(4.56 kts)
8.45 km
(4.6 nm)
90K1MRichard Griffiths Hughes

22-Jul-20Wales
(Llanberis)
Lake
(Llyn Padarn)
Rockpool GT

8.4 kph
(4.56 kts)
8.44 km
(4.6 nm)
91Team_MxDave Cutts
Kathy Webb
24-Aug-19Wales
(Penmaenmawr)
SeaRockpool Taran 16
Valley Avocet LV
8.2 kph
(4.45 kts)
8.24 km
(4.4 nm)
92K1MSimon Augustin

08-Mar-20Germany
(Jellenbeck)
SeaCS Big Monster
8.2 kph
(4.44 kts)
8.22 km
(4.4 nm)
93K1MNeal Ricketts

08-Aug-20England
(Topsham)
Estuary
(Exe)
Shrike

8.2 kph
(4.43 kts)
8.20 km
(4.4 nm)
94K1MFrank Harradence

27-May-20England
(Brundall)
Estuary
(Yare)
Rockpool Taran 16
8.2 kph
(4.41 kts)
8.16 km
(4.4 nm)
94Team_MxJane Parker
Jeff Parker
16-Jun-20England
(Rudyard)
Lake
(Trentham Lake)
Neumann Spirit
Epic 18
8.2 kph
(4.41 kts)
8.16 km
(4.4 nm)
96K1MJames Doherty

24-May-20England
(St Ives)
River
(Great Ouse)
Cape Falcon F1
8.1 kph
(4.36 kts)
8.07 km
(4.4 nm)
97K1MFrank Harradence

07-Jul-20England
(Brundall)
Estuary
(Yare)
Rockpool Taran 16
8.0 kph
(4.32 kts)
8.00 km
(4.3 nm)
98K1MOrlando Navarro

22-Jul-21Chile
(Pelluco)
SeaNDK Explorer MV

8.0 kph
(4.30 kts)
7.96 km
(4.3 nm)
99K1MMarc Bunyard

09-Oct-21England
(Ilfracombe)
SeaKaskazi Greenland

7.9 kph
(4.24 kts)
7.86 km
(4.2 nm)
100K1MSteve Miles

06-Feb-20Wales
(Trearddur Bay)
SeaRockpool Taran
7.9 kph
(4.24 kts)
7.85 km
(4.2 nm)
101K1MDetlev Deninger

16-Mar-21Sweden
(Särö)
SeaRockpool Taran 16

7.8 kph
(4.18 kts)
7.75 km
(4.2 nm)
102K1MRichard Griffiths Hughes

08-Feb-21England
(Netherton)
Canal
(Leeds Liverpool)
Rockpool Taran

7.6 kph
(4.10 kts)
7.59 km
(4.1 nm)
103(13)K1WCatriona Woods

17-Jan-21N.I.
(Donaghadee)
SeaRockpool Tarantella

7.5 kph
(4.06 kts)
7.51 km
(4.1 nm)
104K1MDave Cutts

18-Jan-20Wales
(Trearddur Bay)
SeaRockpool Taran 16
7.4 kph
(3.98 kts)
7.38 km
(4.0 nm)
105K1MDetlev Deninger

09-Aug-20Sweden
(Särö)
SeaRockpool Taran 16

7.0 kph
(3.75 kts)
6.95 km
(3.8 nm)
106(14)K1WJane Parker

18-May-19England
(Hamble-le-Rice)
Estuary
(Hamble)
Neumann Spirit
6.1 kph
(3.30 kts)
6.11 km
(3.3 nm)
107Team_MxDave Cutts
Kathy Webb
13-Sep-19Sardinia
(Sardegna)
SeaP+H Scorpio
P+H Scorpio
5.3 kph
(2.88 kts)
5.34 km
(2.9 nm)
108K1MEdward Doherty

18-Sep-21England
(Lyme Regis)
SeaCape Falcon F1

4.7 kph
(2.53 kts)
4.69 km
(2.5 nm)

PSK Distance Challenge -- 1 Hour
Runs: 108
Paddlers: 113
  Solo: 103
  Team: 10 (in 5 teams)
Distance: 1,156.4 km



PSK Distance Challenge  Info

Info updated 27-Feb-2021

    Format
  • Open to solo paddlers, teams and K2/Doubles.
  • Distance to be recorded by GPS.
  • Distances displayed on individual leg tables (Ergo, 1, 3, 5 hrs and 100k Day)
  • The Totals Table displays the best distance from each of the 4 component legs.
  • Repeated attempts on same stretch of water are allowed For entries from 1st Jan 2021).
  • Don't worry if you forget to stop your GPS. Just send it in, we'll find the best distance for you.
  • Enter as often as you like.
  • 100k Day Challenge - see the 100k Day page for details.
  • Kayak ergo distances are eligible in the Ergo Challenge - a 1hr distance paddle on a kayak ergo, and the 100k Day Challenge.
  • Ergo distances do not count towards the Totals Table.
  • Send in your circumnav via email or Messenger: facebook.com/PerformanceSeaKayak. (A guide how to download a .gpx file from STRAVA here).

  • Craft
  • Any craft paddled should be specifically designed to be suitable for the chosen venue and conditions and should be in a seaworthy and safe condition.
  • Any suitable craft can now be used on any run.

  • Assistance
  • No sails, motors etc. - human paddle power only.
  • Wash-hanging only from other members within the paddling team.
  • No assistance from outside the paddling team.
  • No paddles from organised 3rd party events/commercial coaching or guiding.

  • Safety
  • The paddler(s) must undertake an assessment of risk, for their chosen route, venue and conditions.
  • The management of any risk is entirely the responsibility of the paddler(s).
  • Ensure you/your group is capable of handling any conditions or hazards possible on your chosen route.
  • Paddlers must wear a PFD (Personal Flotation Device) at all times whilst on the water.
  • Helmets and Leashes should be worn where appropriate (helmets on moving water - leashes on Skis, SUP's etc on open water).
  • All craft must be rendered unsinkable, either by manufacturer design (bulkheads etc.) or via extra buoyancy devices (fitted airbags etc.)
  • Safety equipment such as VHF radio, PLB, flares, mobile phone, map, compass, shelter etc. should be carried as deemed appropriate.
  • Leave details of your route and time of return with a shore party and inform HM Coastguard as appropriate.
  • If you choose to paddle solo be aware of the significant extra risks involved.
  • If you have any doubts - THEN DO NOT GO!


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