Saturday, May 14, 2016 Paynesville to Lakes Entrance Gippsland Lakes Paddle Challenge.

‚ÄčThe Lakes Entrance Surf Lifesaving Club presents the annual Gippsland Lakes Paddle Challenge on Saturday and Sunday May 14 and 15, 2016.

Entries open on March 7 and close on May 11. Please visit their website at www.gippslandlakespaddlechallenge.com.au for entry forms and details.

On Saturday, May 14, will be two events - the 27 km Paynesville to Lakes Entrance Paddle Challenge and the shorter 13 km Metung to Lakes Entrance Paddle Challenge.

On Sunday, May 15, the LEADA 5 km Sunrise Paddle Challenge takes off.

Major prizes include a Charger Surf Ski and 2 x Airline tickets.

All types of craft can enter, including surf skis, ocean racing skis, plastic skis, stand-up-paddle boards, outrigger canoes, prone paddle boards, sea kayaks, sit on kayaks and surf boats or hobbie kayaks.