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Piha Boaties represent NZ

The Piha A surf boat crew will represent New Zealand against Australia at the Trans-Tasman Test Series being held on the 7th February 2015, Waihi Beach. New Zealand Surf Boat Team Manager  [ Read More ]

Champions in big boats

Reigning champions, Piha A, has emerged victorious as open men’s surf boat champs at the nationals at Mt Maunganui yesterday (8 March 2013). Piha Pistols also cleaned up the under-23  [ Read More ]

Titahi Bay takes Big Boat champs

Titahi Bay came out victorious in the final of the Big Boat Classic at Piha, with Piha A second and Red Beach third. The weather and waves were perfect for  [ Read More ]

Sweeping all before – Champion Piha Boaties

It doesn’t get better than this. Look at that tightly disciplined technique of the Piha Pirates crew (closest to camera), Horse on the sweep, with the Australian Tannun crew behind (in  [ Read More ]

Piha boat crew Australasian Champions

  The Piha Senior A crew has just achieved a historic double – the Piha crew was 1st in the Autex Australian Surf Rowers League Open Men’s Champs and then  [ Read More ]

Big Wave Classic 2010 and other Piha big boats on You-Tube

Day of Giants 2010 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6B91erNF4FM&feature=player_embedded Big Wave Classic http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kuZbelFascc&feature=player_embedded Inside the Boat http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8LN0nsIeUJY&feature=player_embedded#!

Seen and heard on the Viaduct

A very strange sight. The Piha boat crew – Bugsey with Piha Pirates – motoring along the Viaduct on Wednesday night. Heard the familiar clunk of rowlocks, and there they  [ Read More ]

Piha Boaties triumphant

Surf boat crews at Piha continue their successful run with a number of national titles just annunced: Piha NZ Champion Boaties – 1st Champion Surf Boat Club 1st Open Men’s  [ Read More ]

Photos of the week

Just come to hand these great shots of the Day of Giants from photographer Mark Taylor of the Waikato Times, supplied by Piha SLSC. Click on photo to see whole image.  [ Read More ]

Big surf, big boats, big thrills – Day of the Giants

The Porthtowan surf boat team from North Cornwall, representing Great Britain, nearly upset expectations in the Open Men’s Surf Boat final in the Day of Giants contest for big boats on Saturday  [ Read More ]

Piha Pirates U23 Trans-Tasman Champions!

Whilst the Piha Pirates were pleased with their achievement of being selected as the NZ U23 Development team surfboat crew they also knew they had a responsibility to their club  [ Read More ]

Full story on Piha boatie wins at weekend

Piha”NRC champions 1st Champion Boatie Club – Piha Boaties1st Open Men’s – Piha A Crew 1st Under 23’s Colts – Piha Pistols 1st Under 21’s Fillies  (Girls ) -Piha Coladas  [ Read More ]

Piha Surf Crew victorious at the Mount

Piha A won the open men’s surf boat race at Mount Maunganui on Sunday 30 January with Mark Bourneville at the sweep. Orewa was second followed by Paekakariki third. Because of  [ Read More ]

Big boats at Piha

  Big boats and Piha go together. That big tough heavy surf needed boats and boaties that had the same quality. Piha was one of the first surf clubs in New  [ Read More ]