2008/09 was the first season racing for Blackpepper. It was
an action packed one, with a rapid improvement over the 6 race
summer series, almost breaking into the top 3 in the final round
at Piha. Managing to keep the boat upright for the entire surf
cross series and taking out the rookie of the year title was
definitely a highlight, but flipping 5km from the finish of the
180km King of the Cape surf haul would have to be the low light
of their 2008/09 season (mind you, he did have the wife in the
The 2009/10 season and Blackpepper came 2nd in the National
Surfcross Championships and in 2010/11 Scott & Dave became
National Surfcross Champions.
Scott primarily uses stainless Solas propellers, performance
tuned & serviced by Dunnrite.