Entry Information

Entry Information

Categories for ‘The Doctor’

  • Ocean Ski Open Male
  • Ocean Ski Open Female
  • Ocean Ski Over 40 Male
  • Ocean Ski Over 40 Female
  • Ocean Ski Over 50 Male
  • Ocean Ski Over 50 Female
  • Ocean Ski Over 60 Male
  • Ocean Ski Over 60 Female
  • Ocean Ski Under 19 Male
  • Ocean Ski Under 19 Female
  • Spec Ski Male
  • Spec Ski Female
  • Plastic craft Male
  • Plastic craft Female
  • Sea Kayak Male
  • Sea Kayak Female
  • Double (any craft type)
  • Mixed Double (any craft type and at least one female. All female teams to enter this category)
  • Prone Paddleboard Male
  • Prone Paddleboard Female
  • OC1 Male
  • OC1 Female
  • SUP Unlimited Male or Female (over 14’ and any craft with rudder)
  • SUP 14′ Male
  • SUP 14′ Over 40 Male
  • SUP 14’ Female

Category note: For prizes and awards there must be at least 5 entries in the category. Where there are less than 5 entries then those competitors will be moved to the next most relevant category.

Entry Fees 

2017 entry fees will be provided soon. 


Ferry Tickets – the Ferry Ticket is not included in your entry fee. You must book your ferry ticket to Rottnest Island. Our preferred carrier is Rottnest Fast Ferries. To book call 08 9246 1039. The ferry leaves Hillarys Marina, located just near Sorrento Beach SLSC and Sorrento Beach Resort. Ensure you get the early ferry to Rottnest Island. We want everyone on the island as early as possible as start times may vary depending on conditions and shipping movements.

Late Entry Fees

We strongly recommend all competitors pre-enter online in order to avoid late entry fees. Online entries will close on Thursday midnight prior to the event. We will accept entries on Friday at Sorrento Beach SLSC at registration however a late fee will be charged.

An additional late fee for Craft Transport will be charged if you have not pre-booked your craft transport online and just turn up on the day.

Entry Refunds & Cancellations

Entry cancellations can be made up to two weeks before the event date when a refund (less 20% administration fee) will be made. Refunds will not be given after this date. Please send requests for refunds in writing to contact@oceanpaddler.com. If the event has to be cancelled due to weather conditions or natural disasters or any other reason so deemed by the organisers, the event will be rescheduled where possible and no refunds will be issued.