SUP: 24 Hour Open Ocean Distance World Record

Filed in Chris Bertish by on December 17, 2014 • views: 1805


The new Word Record attempt will follow on from his Guiness World Record he completed last year December for 130.1km paddled open ocean, un-assisted in 12 hours straight, from  Kommetjie, to Saldahna, up the West Coast of South Africa.

In January 2015, Chris plans to break the current 24 hour record of 157km/97Miles and try and achieve breaking the mythical 100Mile mark in 24hours straight.. Through the night and then through the following day, to try and achieve a target of 170km/105Miles in 24hours, with the help of the moon to light his way.

  • Start time: ETA 7pm. end time the following day, 7pm
  • Start point: 2km off Cape Point- Cape Point reserve
  • Estimated finish point: Patternoster
  • Objective: Chris Bertish objective of:170km/24h Current WR-153km

In association with Cipla and to raise money and awareness for Operation Smile, for which Chris is an Ambassador.

Many thanks to Chris’s Sponsors for there help, Cipla, Island Tribe, Go Pro, Suunto, Power Traveller and Mophie.

Date options for the 24hour record (Date of full moon in bold):

  1. 5th, 6th,7th, 8th December 2014
  2. 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th January 2015
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