Paddle around the Pier

Paddle around the Pier 2017

“Paddle around the Pier 2017 are delighted to welcome back Fatyak Kayaks to the event to help us celebrate messing about on the water on the 1-2nd July 2017 in Brighton.

We are delighted to to see this Great British brand support Paddle around The Pier 2017 again with three races on July 1st and 2nd 2017.”

Fatyak will be hosting taster sessions – a great opportunity for you to try a Fatyak Kayak before you buy! Come and see us on the stand on the day for more information.

In 2017 the format for the races will be as follows:

14.00 Fatyak Mens sit-on-top kayak race
1st place wins a Fatyak Kaafu.

15.00 Fatyak ladies sit-on-top kayak race
1st place wins a Fatyak Hono.

16.00 Fatyak Youth sit-on-top kayak race
1st place wins a Fatyak Hono.

If we have lots of entries then we will run heats.

The races will be held over a 200m triangular course with the final course been set on the day according to wind and swell direction. The boats will be available during the day for you to try!

For those that want to know – entry into the sea will be easy and we will be timed to coincide with low tide.

Entry costs adults are £6.50 by advance booking or £10 on the day, youth £4 by advance booking and £6 on the day.All money raised goes to our three Paddle charities The RNLI, The Wave Project & Brighton Surf Life Saving Club

Fatyak kayaks believe in a unrestrained and flexible approach to the world of kayaking.  This is why they believe in ensuring that their products offer some of the best flexibility and value for money on the market. They produce a wide range of functionality and budget to suit all needs, designing and creating products with one ear pressed tight to the collective burble of the paddlesport community. Fatyak are delighted to be supporting Paddle in this special year and helping raise more funds for charity.



By entering I understand that the sea can be an inherently dangerous place. I confirm that I am a fit and healthy person and that I am easily able to swim a distance of 100m in the sea. I accept that I am fully responsible for my own health, fitness and welfare both in and out of the water and that my participation in this “Fatyak sit-on-top kayak race” is undertaken completely at my own risk.

I accept that the event organisers, its staff, sponsors and associates shall not be held liable for any loss or damage howsoever arising, suffered by any participant of the “Fatyak sit-on-top Kayak race” / Paddle Round The Pier beach festival 2017. I also accept that the event organisers may, at their discretion, refuse to allow me to participate in this event, if I appear to be unfit, incapable and/or intoxicated immediately prior to the start of the race.