SoutpansDrift Rapid..always a test!

60 percent of the way down Day One the long Soutpansdrift Rapid tests the skills and determination of every boat on the water

Cradock Weir - are you up for it?

Less than twenty minutes from the end of the race, the 4m high Cradock Weir can be a cruel mistress. Some of the best paddlers in the world have swum here. make it, and it is the perfect way to end a great race!

Keiths Flyover - fifteen percent shoot it...

Named after Keith Collett's concrete bridge, this is the biggest rapid of the race, and a high risk gamble early on...

Spring in the Klein Karoo!

The Hansa Fish is a classic trip! Where are you staying? Camping with the other paddlers? Maybe a dorm at the school? Or book a B&B or hotel in the town

A Race of Legends

Every finisher is a legend! Some stalwarts have become Coelacanths after finishing ten. Others have done twenty. Rory Anderson hasn't missed a single Fish!

Our sponsor - Hansa Pilsener

Proud sponsors of the Hansa Fish, paddlers loyally support Hansa Pilsener at the event, and all year round