Matt Bouman was first across the line last weekend at the Border Canoe Club's Pete Marlin Surfski Race held in East London, South Africa.
Bouman finished the 23km downwind course with a time of 1:27:28. Gene Prato followed at 1:30:14 with Joshua Fenn in at third another 51 seconds off.
Michelle Burn crossed first for the women at 1:39:06. Nikki Russell slotted in at second with Kyeta Purchase in at third.
Next up will be the biennially occurring ICF World Surfski Championships in Hong Kong on November 18 and 19.