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Its coming…. 7th January 2012

After a recent convening of the Board of Competition Stewards we can confirm that Hydro-Derby 3: Beyond Thunderdome is returning to Pittwater on Saturday January 7th 2012. Get ready, get excited… this one is going to blow your mind! The Board of Competition Stewards met under the banner ‘Moderation is a fatal thing, Nothing succeeds … Continue reading

2012 3rd Annual Pittwater Hydro-Derby Summer Invitational

Hydro-Derby 3: Beyond Thunderdome. It’s coming and there’s nothing you can do about it!

Fear and Loathing in Los Pittwater…a land based Hydro Derby?

Epic. Hunter S Thompson, the grand daddy of Gonzo Journalism would be stirring in his grave with the prospect of so much “pure Gonzo journalism” taking place all over the Hydro Derby arena. How ever what’s not so clear (until i point it out) is the amazing amount of parallels with Thompsons’ Fear and Loathing … Continue reading

Pro time – Bass fishing USA

  Dave Mercer – Pro Awesome Dave Mercer cannot make it this year to the Hydro Derby despite numerous requests, he did however send this link for a few tips; Dave Mercer on Kopper’s Live Target Lures at Bass Pro Shops Dave Mercer on facts of fishing Some pretty serious stuff here, A true champion … Continue reading

The one that got away…

The line screams!  Your rod is bent over!  The adrenalin is flowing!  “Big one!, I’ll need another beer” you yell out.  And then… the pressure is suddenly missing.  It takes a few seconds of futile reeling for the horrible truth to sink in.  The hunker fish is gone!  As your heart sinks, you finish your … Continue reading

Hydro Communique: 2011 Go for Orbit

“Hydro Derby, this is Houston. You are confirmed Go for orbit.” Seventeen hours after launch and we’re pleased to report forty five downloads of the 2011 2nd Annual Pittwater Hydro Derby Summer Invitational Competitor Information Package. The Hydro Derby HQ [Mumbai Outsourcing Branch] has reported strong interest from prospective teams looking to secure a Death … Continue reading

3…2…1… Lift Off

The 2011 Board of Competition Stewards are pleased to announce that like the proverbial watermelon seed spat from the mouth of a 6’2″ 24 year old Brazilian Carnivale Dancer, who enjoys walks along the Copacabana beach front and bathes in nothing but pure coconut butter, the 2011 2nd Annual Pittwater Hydro Derby Summer Invitational has been launched … Continue reading

The Pittwater Fleet

The Hydro-Derby is an event for the social athlete… it’s about getting out on the water and mixing it up a little… an epic four way battle against aquatic quarry, natures elements, the other teams and your own internal organs. Continue reading

The PAA’s Guide to the Pittwater Hydro-Arena

Pittwater is the spiritual home of the Hydro Derby, it’s abundance of species, quiet waters and numerous bottle shops make it a social athlete’s paradise Continue reading


Board of Competition Stewards meet to finalise framework for 2011 Pittwater Hydro Derby Summer Invitational! Tuesday 9th November saw the Hydro Derby Board of Competition Stewards meet at the PHDSI HQ (aka The Golden Bowling Ball @ Campo Bowlo) to iron out the finer details of the 2nd Annual PHDSI and explore new frontiers in … Continue reading