George Bass Surfboat and Ski Marathon

Sunday 29 December 2019 to Saturday 04 January 2020 (BIENNIAL event)


The George Bass Marathon is 45 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 organisers. An event where personal challenges are met.

Held every second year the 2020 George Bass is the 21st event. This event will have over 400 competitors, plus families and support crew and is great to watch from the beach or boat.

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