Hungarian ace Boros set for Fish debut

Hungarian paddling star Adrián Boros has added his name to the growing list of top paddlers that have entered the Fish River Canoe Marathon on 6 and 7 October, as the former K2 World Champion sets his sights on doing as many major South African river marathons as possible. Boros,...

Get your entry in for the 2017 Fish!

We hope you have your diary out and the weekend of 6 to 8 October blocked off for the 2017 Fish! Enter now via the website, and then start making plans with your paddling mates, seconds and your friends about where to stay for the long weekend in Cradock. Looking...

Classy Solms and McGregor power to Hansa Fish titles

The 2016 Hansa Fish River Canoe Marathon concluded at the Cradock Sports Complex on Saturday with a strong sense of déjà vu as a powerful end sprint saw Hank McGregor claim a record equaling seventh title from Andy Birkett whilst Abby Solms powered her way to victory in the women’s...

McGregor & Solms claim hard-fought 2016 Hansa Fish opening stage wins

Nail-biting action at the sharp end of both the men’s and women’s race during Friday’s opening stage of the 2016 Hansa Fish River Canoe Marathon from Grassridge Dam to just below Knutsford Bridge saw defending champions Hank McGregor and Abby Solms claim the day’s spoils and bank invaluable advantages over...

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Cradock Community welcomes all paddlers, their seconds and family to enjoy a fun filled week-end in the Karoo.

Finish300 Be sure to come down to the Hansa Tent at the sport complex where bonfires and ice cold beer will be available. Nothing better than standing next to a fire with a view of the Fish river in the background. Be part of the new, look and feel of Fish 2017. Share war stories with friends about your exploits down the Fish.

As always you will have the luxury of 26 cumecs of water on both race days.

We are now taking late entries until 2nd October at 5pm!

In view of our commitment to a greener Fish, there is a second's map that can be downloaded to your smart phone.

Please note that the second's route has changed significantly from Longacre bridge down.