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Thursday, 2 February 2017 - 7:45am


FEBRUARY 11 @ 9:00 AM - FEBRUARY 12 @ 4:00 PM
The popular Cable vs Wake competition will run on 11th-12th February 2017, at the Backpaddock Lakes complex, near Waipukurau.
Riders compete behind the boat on Day 1, and on the cable on Day 2 of the comp.
Entries close on 1 February 2017.
Download Registration Form from: 

Entry is FREE for spectators.

Wednesday, 1 February 2017 - 10:45pm

Our Cable Park will now be OPEN EVERYDAY! 
At Backpaddock Lakes we decided everyone needs to be able to ride every day this summer. So check out our brand new hours! Come on down & enjoy your summer with us! 
We do allow private bookings on our cable park so check our facebook timeline to see if there are any bookings before heading out or get in touch to make your booking today!

(Call 027 925 3525). Cheers guys!


Saturday, 31 December 2016 - 12:30pm

Sunday, 13 November 2016 - 9:45pm

Sunday, 6 November 2016 - 9:00am

We hope you can all make it…

Friday, 22 January 2016 - 10:45pm



Sunday, 1 November 2015 - 10:00am

We hope you can all make it…to Chris Berkahn's event at Backpaddock Lakes!

Saturday, 24 January 2015 - 9:00am

Cable Vs Wake is a two day event staring at 9am both days.

Entry is FREE for spectators.

Check out WakeNZ's Website for further details:


Sunday, 9 November 2014 - 10:00am

Come to our OPEN-DAY!

The Central Hawkes Bay Ski, Wake & Barefoot Club andBackpaddock Lakes will be holding an Open-Day on Sunday the 9th of November  - and gate entry is FREE! The Club Open-Day is going to be a fun day out for the whole family. So bring your togs/gear and see what the club has to offer. If you want to have a go or just watch waterskiingwakeboarding and barefooting – then this is your chance!  

Come and check out Backpaddock Lakes - made up of three fantastic lakes dedicated to water-sports and wildlife. We even have a World Class slalom course!

Our amazing club members will be doing demonstrations AND lessons throughout the day including Bare-footer Hugo Schaw who is the Asia-Oceania Barefoot Champion, who recently returned from Australia with an astounding 7 medals! 

For more details regarding the day or Club Memberships contact Thomas Winlove on 021 274 6642 or Michael Harding on 027442 444. (Small club fees may apply for use of the club boat etc).

Bring a picnic and enjoy a day out at Backpaddock Lakes! Bring your friends! Have a blast at our Central Hawkes Bay Ski, Wake & Barefoot Club OPEN-DAY!!!


Sunday, 2 November 2014 - 10:00am

We hope you can all make it…to Chris Berkahn's event at Backpaddock Lakes!