PSK Distance Challenge +

A multi-location, distance paddling challenge which aims to test knowledge and planning, along with the physicality of paddling.
Paddle anywhere, any time - you choose the venue and the conditions for the best advantage.

*New 100k Day Challenge from 1st Jan 2021 - click yellow button below.*

There are 3 timed legs, enter any or all of them.
Paddle as far as you can inside the time - 1 hr, 3hrs and 5 hrs.

Take as many goes as you want

Send in your GPS track file, we find the best distance for you from your GPS track and add it to the table(s).
Use facebook 'Performance Sea Kayak' or email.

From 2021, there's the new super-bonus '100K Day' - if you are still looking for a real challenge.

(Part of the PSK Distance Challenge +)


The PSK Distance Challenge + is an unsupervised standing challenge.

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

The GPS file please - No links or screengrabs!

No GPS file, No Results - Sorry.

* Info updated 27-Feb-2021 *

PSK Distance Challenge +

Combined Table

Cat Name Club  # 1 Hour 3 Hours 5 Hours 100k Total Dist
1K1MMichal MaderaSixknots
814.4 km
(4x) (Estuary)
32.6 km
(1x) (Sea)
54.0 km
(1x) (Sea)
162.4 km
(2x) (Estuary)
263.37 km
(142.2 nm)
2K1MJohn WillacyRockpool
1418.8 km
(5x) (Estuary)
35.6 km
(3x) (Sea)
63.8 km
(3x) (Sea)
142.4 km
(3x) (Sea)
260.64 km
(140.7 nm)
3K1MNigel Warren
712.1 km
(3x) (Estuary)
25.7 km
(1x) (Estuary)
41.9 km
(1x) (Sea)
106.0 km
(2x) (Sea)
185.67 km
(100.3 nm)
4K1MVolker GärtnerHeidelberg
414.0 km
(1x) (River)
37.7 km
(2x) (River)
65.2 km
(1x) (River)
--116.90 km
(63.1 nm)
5K1MSimon Augustin
912.7 km
(7x) (Sea)
38.3 km
(1x) (River)
59.9 km
(1x) (Estuary)
--110.96 km
(59.9 nm)
6Team_MxPascale Eichenmuller
John Willacy
316.1 km
(1x) (River)
40.9 km
(1x) (Sea)
49.1 km
(1x) (Sea)
--106.03 km
(57.3 nm)
7K1MDavid Horkan
312.9 km
(1x) (Estuary)
34.5 km
(1x) (Sea)
53.1 km
(1x) (Sea)
--100.51 km
(54.3 nm)
8K1MIan Cooke
713.5 km
(4x) (River)
35.8 km
(1x) (Estuary)
47.2 km
(2x) (Canal)
--96.56 km
(52.1 nm)
9K1MEurion Brown
415.0 km
(2x) (Sea)
29.7 km
(1x) (Sea)
47.4 km
(1x) (Sea)
--92.05 km
(49.7 nm)
10K1MRichard Griffiths HughesMon
78.6 km
(5x) (Canal)
24.6 km
(1x) (Sea)
53.7 km
(1x) (Sea)
--86.81 km
(46.9 nm)
11K1MDave CuttsMôr
A Mynydd Adv.
410.6 km
(2x) (Sea)
23.7 km
(1x) (Lake)
49.8 km
(1x) (Sea)
--84.03 km
(45.4 nm)
12K1MSteven WhippBishops
Stortford C.C.
69.7 km
(3x) (Lake)
29.1 km
(2x) (Estuary)
41.6 km
(1x) (Lake)
--80.39 km
(43.4 nm)
13K1MJames Doherty
510.4 km
(3x) (River)
22.9 km
(1x) (River)
45.2 km
(1x) (Sea)
--78.48 km
(42.4 nm)
14K1MFrank HarradenceBroadland
PaddleSport Club
69.0 km
(4x) (Estuary)
22.2 km
(1x) (River)
38.7 km
(1x) (River)
--69.82 km
(37.7 nm)
15K1MBrian Turnbull
318.2 km
(2x) (River)
47.7 km
(1x) (River)
----65.88 km
(35.6 nm)
16K1MSteve Miles
39.6 km
(2x) (Sea)
--48.4 km
(1x) (Sea)
--58.02 km
(31.3 nm)
17K1MElliot Goddard
Aaron White
1----53.5 km
(1x) (Sea)
--53.54 km
(28.9 nm)
18K1WNatalie MaderovaSixknots
212.1 km
(1x) (Estuary)
33.3 km
(1x) (Estuary)
----45.34 km
(24.5 nm)
19K1M_SkiAlan Cole
413.1 km
(2x) (Estuary)
30.1 km
(2x) (Estuary)
----43.19 km
(23.3 nm)
20K1MRussell WingfieldDyffryn
Conwy Paddlers
1----43.0 km
(1x) (Canal)
--43.03 km
(23.2 nm)
21K1WCatriona Woods
711.6 km
(6x) (Estuary)
31.1 km
(1x) (Estuary)
----42.64 km
(23.0 nm)
22K1WPascale EichenmullerPerformance
Sea Kayak
413.1 km
(3x) (Sea)
26.7 km
(1x) (Canal)
----39.77 km
(21.5 nm)
23K1MNeal Ricketts
49.5 km
(2x) (Estuary)
28.6 km
(2x) (River)
----38.09 km
(20.6 nm)
24SUP_MChris ThorneSnowdonia
2--31.7 km
(2x) (Sea)
----31.68 km
(17.1 nm)
25K1MDimitri VandepoeleNorth
Sea Kayak
1--30.1 km
(1x) (Sea)
----30.11 km
(16.3 nm)
26Team_MxDave Cutts
Kathy Webb
Gen X
38.2 km
(2x) (Sea)
20.1 km
(1x) (Sea)
----28.32 km
(15.3 nm)
27K1MDetlev Deninger
47.8 km
(2x) (Sea)
20.3 km
(2x) (Sea)
----28.00 km
(15.1 nm)
28TeamAnita Suter
Sarah Zurbrügg-Greenaway
1--27.0 km
(1x) (Lake)
----26.99 km
(14.6 nm)
29K1M_SkiTom Mason
316.6 km
(3x) (Sea)
------16.64 km
(9.0 nm)
30K1MJames Pigdon
214.7 km
(2x) (Sea)
------14.68 km
(7.9 nm)
31K1MJeff ParkerTrentham
314.3 km
(3x) (River)
------14.26 km
(7.7 nm)
31K1M_SkiRalph Baker
114.3 km
(1x) (Estuary)
------14.25 km
(7.7 nm)
33K1MNeil Turnbull
114.2 km
(1x) (River)
------14.18 km
(7.7 nm)
34K1MOllie Jay
113.9 km
(1x) (River)
------13.90 km
(7.5 nm)
35K2_SkiTeam Simon
113.5 km
(1x) (Sea)
------13.52 km
(7.3 nm)
36K1MJoe Leach
111.7 km
(1x) (Sea)
------11.65 km
(6.3 nm)
37Team_SUPSian Sykes
Aled Williams
111.5 km
(1x) (Sea)
------11.48 km
(6.2 nm)
38K1W_SkiAnita Suterseakayakcenter.ch
110.7 km
(1x) (Lake)
------10.65 km
(5.8 nm)
39K1MJames WingfieldDyffryn
Conwy Paddlers
310.4 km
(3x) (Estuary)
------10.38 km
(5.6 nm)
40K1MPaul Williams
19.5 km
(1x) (Lake)
------9.52 km
(5.1 nm)
40K1MChris Buckton
19.5 km
(1x) (Estuary)
------9.48 km
(5.1 nm)
42K1MJim Wallis
29.4 km
(2x) (Lake)
------9.39 km
(5.1 nm)
43K1MPeter EichenmullerW.S.C.
29.0 km
(2x) (Lake)
------9.03 km
(4.9 nm)
43K1MWilliam Stevenson
19.0 km
(1x) (Sea Loch)
------8.96 km
(4.8 nm)
45K1WPenny WingfieldDyffryn
Conwy Paddlers
18.6 km
(1x) (Estuary)
------8.59 km
(4.6 nm)
45SUP_MRichard G-Hughes_SUPMôn
18.6 km
(1x) (Sea)
------8.56 km
(4.6 nm)
47Team_MxJane Parker
Jeff Parker
18.2 km
(1x) (Lake)
------8.16 km
(4.4 nm)
48K1WJane ParkerTrentham
16.1 km
(1x) (Estuary)
------6.11 km
(3.3 nm)

PSK Distance Challenge +
54 paddlers total
42 solo paddlers
12 team paddlers in 6 teams
156 runs in total
Total distance = 4070.994 km

Files Searched: 1

PSK Distance Challenge +   Info

Info updated 27-Feb-2021

  • 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 Combined 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 PSK Safety Page