2021 Brisbane Waters Open Cancelled

all BW entries moved to the Hacking Classic 10th July

Covid-related guidelines and safety procedures will remain in place. Please DO NOT come to this event if you:

  • are unwell
  • have any cold or flu like symptoms
  • have been in a Covid Hotspot area
  • are waiting for Test Results
  • should be isolating


  • A Race Briefing will be emailed to you the Friday night before the race. Be sure to read it as there will be no briefing on the day
  • You should arrive early in order to collect and affix your race number but not before the allocated check-in times. New numbers will be allocated if you have changed your craft, or have lost your number. Please retain your race number on your boat for the whole series.
  • Please arrive ready to paddle and leave the venue as soon as you have completed your race (once again due to Covid-19). There will be no presentations this year.
  • There will be no catering services provided in this year’s Series so bring everything you need with you.


2021 Harbour Series Spec Ski Competition (NEW 2021)

Key points:

  • Open to U17/U19 Age Groups ONLY
  • Open to Spec Skis ONLY
  • Short Course ONLY
  • Team Competition Available

The date for determining age groups is aligned with SLSA and defined as your age on 01 October 2021.

Please note this category is only for Juniors paddling SLSA Spec Skis over the Short Course. All other juniors paddling other craft will fall under existing Paddle Australia/ICF rules, which for the Harbour Series is U18 and defined as your age on 01 January 2021

Additionally, there will also be a Junior Spec Ski Team competition, whereby the top three U17/U19 finishers from each SLSA Club or Team (inc non SLSA members) will accumulate points to a Teams Competition total. Whilst it is envisaged that most Teams will come from Surf Clubs, Juniors from other clubs are free enter. To ensure your points are included, U17/U19 entrants must also enter the Club you are competing for. The top three placegetters from each Club will score points for their nominated Team (Club). Points are awarded on a sliding scale – 1st place = 100 points, 2nd place = 99 points, 3rd place = 98 points, etc, etc.

Please note that Juniors wishing to compete in this Series will need to be PaddleAustralia members, or will need to purchase the Single Event Licence ($10) for each event they enter.

Please enter the SLSA Spec Ski category, and nominate your SLSA club.

Membership can be purchased during the Registration process.

Race HQ will be at Saratoga Sailing Club. There is plenty of parking available and a clubhouse with observation deck and facilities.