Archive of Team Think

Makai Madness

on February 22nd, 2018 in mackenzie hynard, Racing, Team Think, Think, Uncategorized, Uno by | Comments Off

Second weekend of February, and it only means one thing. Hitching up a trailer of surfskis and heading south to Ulladulla for the annual Makai Cup. There’s always excitement watching the wind charts for the week ahead of the event, praying for the strong Summer North East breezes. Unfortunately the…

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Return to Makai

on February 15th, 2017 in Downwind, Racing, Team Think, Uncategorized by | Comments Off

  What can you say about the Makai Cup that hasn’t been said before? Stunning coastline, fantastic paddling and a team of passionate race organisers all add to a great weekend on the South Coast at Ulladulla. This year Sydney was in the grip of a heatwave, so the escape…

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ICF Worlds 2017 Location is…..

on March 18th, 2016 in Hong Kong, Racing, Team Think, Think, Uncategorized, World Champion by | Comments Off

  In exciting news for the world of surfski, Hong Kong has been chosen to host the next ICF World Championships in 2017. The Dragon Run has built a huge reputation over the years in terms of the quality of race it offers, as well as fantastic organisation. In a…

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Highlights of 2015

on February 17th, 2016 in Evo II, Eze, Kenny Rice, mackenzie hynard, Sean Rice, Team Think, Tenleale Hatton, Think, Uncategorized, Uno Max, World Champion by | Comments Off

As we start into another big year, with lots of exciting stuff ahead for Think Kayak, I thought I would take a few moments to share some of my personal highlights from the year previous. As a brand we are continuing to grow, with our designs and products being adopted…

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Evo II Now With Handles

on October 20th, 2015 in Evo II, Team Think by | Comments Off

  In simple terms, paddling is all about craft management. How you manage your ski in the runs will determine how well you can paddle downwind, the same way how you manage your positioning in a group will dictate how you succeed in a flat water race. One of the…

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New Vaikobi Think Kayak Paddling Gear

on October 13th, 2015 in Clothing, Kenny Rice, mackenzie hynard, Sean Rice, Team Think, Tenleale Hatton, Think, Uncategorized, Uno Max, Vaikobi, World Champion by | Comments Off

  It’s often said, you’re nothing if you don’t look the part. But looking good shouldn’t come at the expense of function. In a sport like surfski, where we are seeing continual development of skis and paddles, you certainly don’t want to leave your clothing to chance. That’s why Think…

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Canadian Surfski Championships

on September 29th, 2015 in Downwind, Ion, Kenny Rice, mackenzie hynard, Sean Rice, Skis, Stew O'Regan, Team Think, Tenleale Hatton, Uncategorized, Uno Max by | Comments Off

Sitting around after training in April, myself and paddling buddy Cam Cox flicked through the surfski calendar to find a race which would keep us training and motivated over Winter. Working around other commitments, and when we were free, the stars aligned to see us line up an assault on…

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Molokai 2015 – A Maiden Voyage

on July 10th, 2015 in Downwind, Molokai, Racing, Surfski, Team Think, Uncategorized, Uno Max by | Comments Off

  Molokai 2015 – maiden voyage across the Kawaii Channel The idea of doing an open ocean ski race from one island to another is quite appealing, daunting  & exciting all rolled into one, make that  crossing the ” Channel of Bones” from Molokai to Oahu, a distance of 53km,…

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Winter Wear

on June 1st, 2015 in Clothing, Surfski, Team Think, Think, Training by | Comments Off

                        Today is the first day of Winter, and it definitely felt it heading to training this morning. Billy Connolly once quipped that “There is no such thing as bad weather, just poor choice of clothing”. I get asked…

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Mackenzie Hynard Joins Team Think

on January 15th, 2015 in mackenzie hynard, Racing, Surfski, Team Think, Think, Uno Max by | Comments Off

  It’s a great pleasure to announce Mackenzie Hynard has joined Team Think and will race both nationally and internationally on the Uno Max this coming season. I managed to track down the very busy, and always salty, Macca for a quick chat.   Stew O’Regan: Mackenzie, welcome to the…

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