Poor Knights Crossing 2016 (Sanctioned)

Venue: Tutukaka, Northland, New Zealand
Date: Sat 3rd Sep 2016
Distance: 30km

The countdown to this year’s Poor Knights Crossing open ocean paddle event is now getting serious.

Entries are flowing in but Paddlers are being asked to ensure their registrations are completed in good time with entries closing on August 15.

Competitors can register online at: www.enternowonline.com/4241

All those interested in competing or attending as a supporter or spectator can follow regular news updates via the event facebook page at:


Updated course maps and options for all wind and weather conditions will be made available soon.  There are five course options and, thanks to an updated safety fleet and much improved operations plan, a Poor Knights Crossing race will be able to be staged in winds up to 30 knots and rough seas.  There again, it might be flat!  Take your pick!!

Get in on the action for Aotearoa’s toughest open ocean paddle race.  30km of good hard yakka, no matter what the weather.

Don’t forget this year’s race coincides with the Tutukaka Coast Boutique Beer Festival.  Tickets for that event available here:


Don’t forget our race sponsors:

Tawapou, Dive! Tutukaka, Strongarm Power in the Water, Vaaka, Fergs Kayaks and Moana Nui



Online Entries:

Contact Details

Name: Dive! Tutukaka
Email: poorknightscrossing@gmail.com

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