A well established brand in South African sport, BIOGEN took over the title sponsorship of the race in 2023.
As a sports and wellness brand, Biogen is truly proud to align with an incredible group of organisations, sports teams and individuals, who not only embody our brand philosophy, “#BeYourBest” – but also advocate a healthy lifestyle.
VQS is a proud sponsor of the Pete Marlin Surfski Race. A full-service verification, accounting and advisory firm VQS has, under the auspices of Tony Balshaw, diversified into solution orientated services and markets; with particular focus on B-BBEE verification and advisory services as well as unique globally recognised family business specialised services. The extensive VQS portfolio also includes business advisory, accounting and tax services, estates and payroll services.
Seymour Properties is a property investment business that owns , manages and improves a large range of commercial and industrial property. They also operate in small niche markets such as storage units and luxury apartments for business and leisure travel in the Western Cape.
They started out in the Eastern Cape and are fast expanding in the Western Cape. All the properties they let out are owned by them.
They operate in the top end of the market and believe that quality properties equal quality tenants.
Russell Seymour , an avid paddler, is the founder and managing trustee and moves between East London and Cape Town managing the business. Seymour Properties have a long history of giving back to the communities they operate in.
Investec offers a distinctive service which is embodied in our entrepreneurial culture and spirit - balanced by a strong risk management discipline, client-centric approach and an ability to be agile, flexible and proactive.
We do not seek to be all things to all people. Rather, we aim to build well-defined, value-adding partnerships through our wealth management and private banking offerings”.
Fenn Kayaks - "built fast & made to last"
Fenn Kayaks is a family business started in East London in 1988 by Keith Fenn. Fenn Kayaks prides itself in top quality kayaks to cater for the paddler starting out to the podium placed men & ladies. Fenn Kayaks makes +- 1500 Surfskis per year reaching paddlers across the globe. Why we sponsor: to give back to the paddling community and also show our support to the organizer. It's Fenntastic to have a World class race at the home of Fenn
Mocké Safety Gear & Performance Apparel for Paddling.
Inspired by adventure & competition - Trusted worldwide since 2006.
Hansa is brewed in true pilsener style, using the finest Saaz hops. Specially imported from the Czech Republic, these hops are responsible for Hansa’s unique hoppy aroma and, most importantly, combine with the pilsener style of brewing to make Hansa crisp and flavoursome.