Cornish Open

The Cornish Open

The is an annual surf kayak and wave ski competition that I have been running since 1999, but has run since the 1970’s.

The competition is held every year at the National Trust car park, Godrevy, near Hayle, Cornwall

The surf kayak competition will run under WSKA rules. (

The waveski competition will run under WWSA rules but helmets are required.

BCU membership or equivalent is required.

Temporary event membership is available at the contest

Entries are via

for any further information, contact me at


Cornish Open 2019

The competition will be on 11th / 12th May 2019

with a re-run date the following weekend of the 18th / 19th May 2019

Entries at:

also information at:


Cornish Open 2018

The competition will be 12th / 13th May 2018

re-run date (incase of no surf etc.) 19th / 20th May 2018

Entries at:


Cornish open 2017


The competition is ON

BUT on Sunday 14th May 2017

Sign in 8.00 to 8.30am

at the National Trust carpark at Godrevy near Hayle.



The will run on 13th and 14th May 2017

with a re-run date the following week 20th and 21st May 2017

to enter, head to :

with more details at:

for up to date details, see Facebook and here.

the decision to be made wether the comp is on or not on Thursday night before.


Cornish Open 2016


The competition is ON

See you for sign in 8 to 8.30 am on Saturday
Decision to be made on Thursday night!
The competition will take place on 14th & 15th May 2016

With a rerun date (in case it’s flat or dangerous) of the following weekend 21 st & 22nd May 2016

This is at the National Trust Carpark, Godrevy.

Waveski paddlers must wear a helmet

Kayak paddlers will need a BA and helmet.

All the rules at
Click Tournr to enter
The competition will be at Godrevy, but if the surf is too large, we may move to the Bluff end of the beach.

Look out for details on the thursday before for final confirmation here and on facebook.

Form more information head to: Facebook Cornish open 2016

Entry will be at:
Or contact me if you would prefer