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Gatorade Clash of the Paddles Clash of the Paddles

Thursday 12 - Sunday 15 June 2014

Formerly the annual Hamilton Cup, one of the world’s toughest outrigger canoe racing events, the Gatorade Clash of the Paddles is run over four exciting days, where competitive outriggers are joined by athletes from two other popular paddle disciplines; Surf Ski and Stand Up Paddle Boarding.

Capped off with an exciting off-water entertainment program, the Gatorade Clash of the Paddles is an oarsome event for every type of paddler.

Races include:

  • Surf Ski: 3km, 7km,  Dash for Cash and a long-distance 25km down wind course from Lindeman Island to Hamilton Island’s Catseye Bay
  • Stand-Up Paddle Board (SUP): 250m + 500m sprints, 5km and a 25km down wind course from Lindeman Island to Hamilton Island's Catseye Bay. SUP 25km event will run alongside the 25km Surf Ski event.
  • Outriggers: 250m + 500m sprints, 6km KW Challenge, 8km, 16km and the infamous 42km Outrigger Marathon.

Clash of the Paddle Competitors

All Clash of the Paddles competitors will recieve a 50% discount off Cruise Whitsunday's full priced resort connections when travelling from Shute Harbour/Abel Point, 11-16 June 2014. Book direct with Cruise Whitsundays 1800 426 403.

2013 Video Highlights

Outrigger Watch all the highlights from the 2013 Gatorade Clash of the Paddles online.

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2013 Results

Outrigger View all the results from the Outrigger, SLSA and Dragon Boat events online.

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Gatorade Hamilton Island Paddling Event Sponsors and Partners

Gatorade Maui Jim Sunglasses Garmin Surf Life Saving Australia
AOCRA Dragon Boating Australia Hamilton Island Outrigger Canoe Club Tourism Queensland Events AV Partners

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  • Facebook LogoConnect with fellow competitors on Facebook
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  • Instagram logoCapture the moment on Instagram #cotp & #hamiltonisland 
  • You Tube logoWatch the highlights on YouTube

Contact Information

  • Hamilton Island Events
    T: 07 4948 9490 or Email us
  • Hamilton Island Barge
      T: 07 4946 9543 
      M: 0439 675 278 or Email us
  • Hamilton Island Marina
  • Australian Outrigger Canoe Racing Association (AOCRA)
    T: Mark Forbes or Email us
All Clash of the Paddles competitors will recieve a 50% discount off Cruise Whitsunday's full priced resort connections when travelling from Shute Harbour/Abel Point, 11-16 June 2014. Book direct with Cruise Whitsundays 1800 426 403.

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