Long Distance SUP

Long Distance SUP Race 8:00 AM

Our Long Distance SUP Race is a 6km course is designed to test endurance, athletic and technical ability; seeing a designated off-shore route from Watsons Bay with some challenging elements to test true paddle skills and a determined athlete! This is for advanced paddlers.

Boards must be 14ft. and under to compete in this race..

Course info

The Distance SUP course will extend as far as Lady Bay around a turning buoy and traverse along the coastline line of Lady Bay and Camp Cove, and continue across the bay towards a turning buoy located pass Bottle and Glass rocks, peering into the infamous Nielson Park Beach where the course turns back towards the Bay of Watsons and along the foreshores of Vaucluse and Parsley Bays, continuing along to Kutti and Gibsons Beaches, pass the Watsons Bay Baths and finishing on the Southern side of the Watsons Bay Wharf.

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technical sprint sup

Technical Sprint SUP Race 9:30 AM

This is a 2km course and includes 2 laps along the northern side of Watsons Bay foreshore, out around the boat moorings and back to the shoreline. This SUP race will test the agility and speed of its competitors!

Boards must be 12’6”ft. and under to compete in this race.

Course info

Two laps of a flat water course traversing along the northern side of the Watsons Bay foreshore, towards Green Point, continue leftwards and turn left around a turning buoy around the outside of the boat moorings, then left turn back towards the shore towards the shoreline.

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Team Relay SUP Race 10:00am (NEW!)

New to Every Man and His Dog! Get your colleagues, friends and rivals to enter into the Team Relay Sup Race. You can enter as a Social Team, Corporate Team or a Charity Team. Teams must be made up of 5 people and each team member will be required to circumnavigate the course and at the finish line run a short soft sand course along the beach and tag their next team member. The team to complete the entire course will be declared the winning team in each category.

Feel free to dress up to promote your business or charity and to stand out to your fellow teammates!

Course info
See Course Map A.


ecs dash for cash sup

Dash for Cash SUP Race 10:30 AM

The Dash for Cash is a SUP Race in which its competitors paddle to win prize money. This course is a short distance of 150m and challenges speed as well as technical ability and ends in an explosive finish on the sand! Open to all.

Course info

Competitors for this race will be required to start on the sand and run to collect their board. Racers will then be required to paddle around the specified course, beach their equipment and complete a short run on the sand to the finish line.

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Kids stand up paddle race

Kids Sup Races: U13’s and U18’s 9:00 AM

The Kids SUP Race is approximately 1km for the U18’s course and 500m for the U13’s. We provide shorter courses for our younger paddling enthusiasts, but don’t worry there are still great prizes to win!

Boards must be 12’6”ft. and under to compete in this race.

Course info

The U18’s course is a flat water course traversing along the northern side of the Watsons Bay foreshore, towards Green Point, continue leftwards and turn left around a turning buoy around the outside of the boat moorings, then left turn back towards the shore towards the shoreline.

U13’s course is a Flat Water Course traversing on northern side of Watsons Bay Wharf.

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man and dog stand up paddle racedog treasure hunt

Man & Dog SUP Events 10:00 AM

The iconic and legendary Man and Dog SUP events where you and your beloved pooch paddle together in a series of races! Plenty of prizes to win including prizes for your furry friend! Entries into the Man and Dog SUP events allows participants to enter the Man and Dog Sup race and the Man and Dog Treasure Hunt.

Boards must be 12’6”ft. and under to compete in these races.

Course info

Man and Dog SUP Race is and Flat Water Course traversing on northern side of Watsons Bay Wharf. Owner and dog must be on SUP board at all times during race. Dogs must be on a leash at all times except when racing. It is a 150m sprint.

Man and Dog Treasure Hunt is when the participants are to paddle out and their pooch has to find as much “treasure” (toys) in the water as they can. Team with the most wins!

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man and dog dress competition

Man & Dog Best Dress Competition

Every year prizes get given to the duo that’s best dressed! So get creative with your pooch and come up with some fabulous outfits in order to win some awesome prizes this Australia Day!