Event held on December 29

George Bass Surfboat and Ski Marathon

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Event runs from 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Daily, until 4/01/2020


The George Bass Marathon is 42 years old this year, a phenomenal feat in today’s high pressure sporting environment. It is the longest and toughest surfboat marathon in the world. Covering 188 kilometres of the most spectacular piece of Australia coastline from Batemans Bay to Eden. The George Bass Surfboat Marathon commenced in 1975, with skis added to the event in the 1990’s. It is a truly unique experience for competitors, support crews and organizers. An event where personal challenges are met. Held every second year the 2018 George Bass is the 20th event commencing on December 31, 2017 and finishing at Eden on January 6, 2018. The event 300 competitors, plus families and support crew and is great to watch from the beach or boat.