Mouth-watering music line-up for Hansa Fish 2014

Cradock will be a hive of activity when the 2014 Hansa Fish River Canoe Marathon arrives in the second week of October and excitement levels have been ramped up even further with the recent announcement that world class South African acts Locnville (LCNVL), Shortstraw and Gangs of Ballet will be heading to Cradock and rocking the famous Hansa Gig Rig as this year’s Friday and Saturday night’s entertainment.

Fresh Hansa Fish conquerors wait in the wings

The 33rd edition of the Hansa Fish River Canoe Marathon is poised to crown a new champion in both the men’s and women’s race in 2014 with both K1 defending champions unlikely to take to the start line on Friday 10 and Saturday 11 October.

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.

Keiths Flyover - only 25% 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...

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!

Get Your Entry in NOW!

Online entries are now open! So don't delay! Fill in the online form before closing of normal entries on 12 September to enter either the normal race or the new short course race.

Awesome Music Line-Up

Check this out!! Friday night features the awesome Locnville. Saturday Night will feature a double bill of Short Straw and Gangs of Ballet! Doesn't get any better than this Dreamer!

Pimp My Ride 2014

It's out!! The theme for the Pimp My Ride compo this year....BLING SAFARI! The prize...the combined bodyweight of the winning crew in Hansa Pilsener!!