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BSUPA round 3 Swansea results

align=”center”>Well, again Stoked with the conditions, seems like my prayers were answered again this time, akin to the BKSA event in May.
Saturdays BAEFEST went off superbly with a Finale of the BSUPA Bay 6k and the  surfers chain world record attempt

surfers chain

The conditions were overcast with a Light to moderate NW breeze which slightly hindered the 16 strong Paddle crew  as they Paddled across swansea bay from Mumbles, heading towards Swansea Baefest festival site approx 6.7 k away at 4pm on saturday afternoon.

The race soon spread with Jock patterson Charging ahead of the pack followed by Adam England on a unofficial 15ft Starboard, by BSUPA rules. The conditions looked still from shore but reports from the safety boats mentioned a side Chop from the massive 13m tide that day.


Bay 6k

As paddlers came to shore Jock Patterson still lead and decided to put in a few extra paddles in past the last marker – but even this was not enough to allow unofficial Adam England  to gain 1st .Andrew Wickens officially 2nd and Matt Argyle put in a great paddle  finish for 3rd.

BAEFEST BSUPA DISTANCE RACE

Unfortunately The race was overdue to start  at 4pm and 3 paddlers were unable to start the race on time -(Nick watt, Mark slater and Jon parker)

Mark put in a fantastic performance catching the crowd 4 minutes after the official start and finished a amazing unrated but timed 5th.

BSUPA SUPGOWER BAY 6K DISTANCE RACE

See results below

SUP GOWER BAY 6K BSUPA DISTANCE results (timed over 6.7 k)

1st -Jock Patterson – 48:00 mins

2nd Andrew Wickens- 51:48

3rd Matt Argyle- 54:39

4th Mark Slater-56:48

Ladies Race

Two ladies entered the race, Claire Blacklock  and Wendy McGee

1st Claire Blacklock

2nd Wendy McGee

Llangennith SUP Gower/BSUPA surf Comp
The surf on the sunday was a great little 2-3 ft clean swell which gave the competitors a Really fun little selection of left and right beach break waves to SUP on!
Late afternoon brought on a slight onshore which slightly messed the conditions, but a great day of Small SUP action was had on Gower.
Results were-

1st – Matt smith- stoked !
2nd -Jock patterson
3rd – Matt Argyle
4th -Mark slater

stand up paddleboard gower - Connor Griffiths

Mark slater SUP

Juniors

1st Connor Griffiths

Id like to say a great thankyou to the City and Council of Swansea for letting us put on the BAEFEST and Distance race on the saturday and a big thankyou to all who helped me with the event – Mike, Abi, Steve, Pete M, Pete S, Chris (guts)G, John the P and Bec.
Thanks also to Richard , Matt and claire from BSUPA

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