3hours

PSK Distance Challenge
3 Hour Course


Paddle as far as you can in 3 hours. You choose the craft. You choose the venue. You choose the conditions.
All to your advantage.


Part of the PSK Distance Challenge




READ THE INFO SECTION
* updated 04-Mar-2021 *

The PSK Distance Challenge + is an unsupervised standing challenge.



Please send your GPS track file in .gpx format (or .fit or .tcx)

No links or screengrabs please! -- No GPS file, No Result - sorry






PSK Distance Challenge -- 3 Hour


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Posn.K1WCatPaddlerDateLocn.VenueBoatAvgDist
1K1MBrian Turnbull

23-Feb-20Scotland
(Kelso)
River
(Tweed)
Rockpool Taran
15.9 kph
(8.59 kts)
47.73 km
(25.8 nm)
2K1MJohn Willacy

07-Jul-19Wales
(Moelfre)
SeaRockpool Taran
14.9 kph
(8.03 kts)
44.59 km
(24.1 nm)
3Team_MxPascale Eichenmuller
John Willacy
29-Jun-19Wales
(Porth Dafarch)
SeaRockpool Taran
Rockpool Taran
13.6 kph
(7.35 kts)
40.86 km
(22.1 nm)
4K1MSimon Augustin

25-Mar-20Germany
(Dörverden)
River
(Weser)
CS Big Monster
12.8 kph
(6.89 kts)
38.30 km
(20.7 nm)
5K1MVolker Gärtner

24-May-20Germany
(Leopaldshafen)
River
(Rhein)
Prijon Seayak
12.6 kph
(6.79 kts)
37.70 km
(20.4 nm)
6K1MKristiaan D’Août

09-Oct-21England
(New Brighton)
Estuary
(Mersey)
SKUK Romany Surf

12.4 kph
(6.72 kts)
37.34 km
(20.2 nm)
7(1)K1WPascale Eichenmuller

07-Sep-21Wales
(Red Wharf Bay)
SeaRockpool Taran

12.4 kph
(6.72 kts)
37.31 km
(20.1 nm)
8K1MEurion Brown

21-Jul-21England
(Beachley)
Estuary
(Severn)
P+H Cetus HV

12.3 kph
(6.66 kts)
36.99 km
(20.0 nm)
9K1MJames Doherty

05-Nov-21England
(The Needles)
SeaRockpool Taran
12.3 kph
(6.65 kts)
36.94 km
(19.9 nm)
10K1MIan Cooke

22-Jun-20England
(Newton on Trent)
Estuary
(Trent)
Rockpool Taran
11.9 kph
(6.45 kts)
35.82 km
(19.3 nm)
11K1MJohn Willacy

18-Sep-19UK
(Calf Sound)
SeaRockpool GT

11.9 kph
(6.41 kts)
35.64 km
(19.2 nm)
12K1MVolker Gärtner

18-May-19Germany
(Koblenz)
River
(Rhein)
Prijon Seayak
11.6 kph
(6.28 kts)
34.90 km
(18.8 nm)
13K1MDavid Horkan

03-Sep-20N.I.
(Donaghadee)
SeaRockpool Taran

11.5 kph
(6.21 kts)
34.53 km
(18.6 nm)
14K1MJohn Willacy

10-Jun-21UK
(Fort Augustus)
LakeRockpool Taran

11.2 kph
(6.02 kts)
33.47 km
(18.1 nm)
15(2)K1WNatalie Maderova

28-Feb-21England
(North Woolwich)
Estuary
(Thames)
Tiderace Pace Action

11.1 kph
(5.99 kts)
33.26 km
(18.0 nm)
16K1MMichal Madera

22-Jul-20England
(Ryde)
SeaTiderace Pace 17 Tour

10.9 kph
(5.86 kts)
32.57 km
(17.6 nm)
17K1MJohn Willacy

13-May-19Wales
(Porth Gain)
SeaRockpool Taran
10.7 kph
(5.76 kts)
32.03 km
(17.3 nm)
18SUP_MChris Thorne

23-Mar-19Wales
(Dinas Dinlle)
Sea
(Menai Straits)
Starboard Sprint SUP
10.6 kph
(5.70 kts)
31.68 km
(17.1 nm)
19(3)K1WCatriona Woods

05-Jul-20N.I.
(Strabane)
Estuary
(Foyle)
Rockpool Taran

10.4 kph
(5.59 kts)
31.05 km
(16.8 nm)
20K1MDimitri Vandepoele

17-Jul-19Belgium
(Koksijde)
SeaP+H Valkyrie
10.0 kph
(5.42 kts)
30.11 km
(16.3 nm)
21K1M_SkiAlan Cole

05-May-19Wales
(Aberdyfi)
Estuary
(Dyfi)
Think EVO II

10.0 kph
(5.41 kts)
30.06 km
(16.2 nm)
22Team_MxPascale Eichenmuller
John Willacy
30-Apr-21England
(Earnse Pt)
SeaRockpool Taran
Rockpool Taran 16
9.9 kph
(5.37 kts)
29.81 km
(16.1 nm)
23K1MEurion Brown

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

9.9 kph
(5.34 kts)
29.65 km
(16.0 nm)
24K1MSteven Whipp

08-Aug-20England
(Felixstowe Ferry)
Estuary
(Deben)
Fyne Boats Pax20

9.7 kph
(5.24 kts)
29.10 km
(15.7 nm)
25K1MNeal Ricketts

19-Nov-20England
(Bickleigh)
River
(Exe)
Dagger Stratos

9.5 kph
(5.15 kts)
28.62 km
(15.5 nm)
26K1MEurion Brown

22-Jul-21Wales
(Ogmore-by-Sea)
SeaP+H Cetus HV

9.5 kph
(5.11 kts)
28.38 km
(15.3 nm)
27TeamAnita Suter
Sarah Zurbrügg-Greenaway
25-Oct-20Switzerland
(Dersbach)
Lake
(Zugersee)
Tiderace Pace 18
Probst Swift
9.0 kph
(4.86 kts)
26.99 km
(14.6 nm)
28(4)K1WPascale Eichenmuller

29-Aug-20England
(Lancaster)
Canal
(Lancaster)
Marsport Eta

8.9 kph
(4.81 kts)
26.70 km
(14.4 nm)
29K1MDave Cutts

29-Aug-21Wales
(Cemlyn)
SeaP+H Cetus HV

8.7 kph
(4.71 kts)
26.19 km
(14.1 nm)
30SUP_MChris Thorne

14-Mar-19Wales
(Llanberis)
Lake
(Llyn Padarn)
Starboard Sprint SUP
8.7 kph
(4.68 kts)
25.99 km
(14.0 nm)
31K1MNigel Warren

02-Aug-20England
(Devonport)
Estuary
(Tamar)
Rockpool Taran

8.6 kph
(4.62 kts)
25.68 km
(13.9 nm)
32SUP_MIan Cooke_SUP

20-Sep-21England
(Acaster Malbis)
River
(Ouse)
O’Shea GTE HPX

8.4 kph
(4.52 kts)
25.14 km
(13.6 nm)
33K1MSteven Whipp

20-Apr-19England
(Glenridding)
Lake
(Ullswater)
Fyne Boats Pax20
8.3 kph
(4.49 kts)
24.95 km
(13.5 nm)
34K1MRichard Griffiths Hughes

17-Sep-19Wales
(Porth Dafarch)
SeaRockpool GT
8.2 kph
(4.43 kts)
24.59 km
(13.3 nm)
35K1M_SkiAlan Cole

11-Jul-20Wales
(Aberdyfi)
SeaThink EVO II

8.2 kph
(4.41 kts)
24.48 km
(13.2 nm)
36K1MDave Cutts

05-Apr-19Scotland
(Kenmore)
Lake
(Loch Tay)
Rockpool Taran
7.9 kph
(4.26 kts)
23.65 km
(12.8 nm)
37K1MJames Doherty

08-Aug-20England
(St Ives)
River
(Great Ouse)
Cape Falcon F1

7.6 kph
(4.12 kts)
22.87 km
(12.3 nm)
38K1MFrank Harradence

04-Apr-19England
(Martham)
River
(Bure)
Rockpool Taran 16
7.4 kph
(3.99 kts)
22.16 km
(12.0 nm)
39K1MDetlev Deninger

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

6.8 kph
(3.64 kts)
20.25 km
(10.9 nm)
40K1MDetlev Deninger

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

6.7 kph
(3.62 kts)
20.11 km
(10.9 nm)
41Team_MxDave Cutts
Kathy Webb
04-Jul-19Wales
(Llandudno)
SeaRockpool Taran 16
Valley Avocet LV
6.7 kph
(3.61 kts)
20.08 km
(10.8 nm)
42K1MJames Pigdon

15-Oct-21England
(Ullswater)
LakeRockpool Taran 16
6.7 kph
(3.60 kts)
20.00 km
(10.8 nm)
43K1MNeal Ricketts

10-Sep-20England
(Thurlestone)
SeaShrike

6.6 kph
(3.54 kts)
19.65 km
(10.6 nm)

PSK Distance Challenge -- 3 Hour
Runs: 43
Paddlers: 47
  Solo: 39
  Team: 8 (in 4 teams)
Distance: 1,297.9 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!


Submit a time here.

Read The Safety Page