This event is run and hosted by WATSSUP Watsons Bay Stand Up Paddling . WATSSUP are paddleboard and fitness enthusiasts, an ASI accredited Stand Up Paddle School based in Watsons Bay, an integrated part of the Eastern Suburbs community; owned by Mermaid Joanna Kyriazakos and Bondi Rescue’s Lifeguard Terry McDermott.
Every Man and His Dog is a Stand Up Paddle event on Australia Day that is made up of several SUP races in which participants will compete based on their level and skill in Stand Up Paddling. There will be different courses located within Watsons Bay as well as a more challenging long distance race for the more elite paddlers. This event does not only attracts athletes, but local families and visitors who have a chance to compete in the more basic SUP courses and individuals with their dogs who participate in the iconic novelty, man and dog races. Come spectate, browse through our market stalls or even better still, gather your mates, family and even your work colleagues and form a team for our SUP Team Relay! There’s a race for everyone and every pooch! Please see the Race Categories for the descriptions of the individual races. For those who haven’t paddled before and would like some practice and tips before Australia Day (don’t worry you have time!) contact us at WATSSUP Watsons Bay Stand Up Paddling to book your training sessions now!