Annual Freedom Paddle

Helping to prepare the gear, Jessica Pollock of Newlands with Angie Austin of Kirstenhof, who train together.

A gentle wind, minimum swell and no rain made for ideal conditions for the annual 27km Freedom Paddle from Oceana Power Boat Club in the V&A Waterfront around Robben Island on Freedom Day, Tuesday April 27.

Paddlers took to their stand-up paddle boards, single-, double-, and triple surfski’s and other vessels.