All over the world, the humble little dinghy boat is the safe and simple introduction to boating for millions of people. Not in the town of Renmark, on the banks of South Australia’s Murray River, however. There, in the otherwise sleepy town of just 8,000 souls, they like to strap souped-up outboard engines to their little dinghies and then race them at speeds of up to 80kph in a race that since 1981 has grown a deserved reputation as one of the fastest and wildest events on water, the Riverland Dinghy Derby.
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A small field didn’t mean small action. There was a podium to decide in clear and blustery conditions at Oakura, Taranaki. The swell packed some real punch for it’s size and tested all the boats. What a great Nationals for 2018.