Ocean Events

Oceanpaddler Events

Oceanpaddler runs a swag of events each year, with the focus on getting people off the couch and into the ocean.


Australian Ocean Racing Series

March to December 2021


The AORS is a national ocean racing series attracting competitors across a number of ocean racing disciplines including. The series will travel around the country to Australia’s most popular beaches showcasing men and women competing in a variety of categories in the only ocean racing series of its kind.

Manly Wharf Bridge to Beach sponsored by Investec

21st March 2021

Sydney Harbour, NSW

Paddle your way across Sydney Harbour in this must-do event. Starting from Sydney Harbour Bridge, competitors will paddle across the harbour to finish at Manly Wharf. Be a member of the excited throng in the midst of the world’s most beautiful harbour.

The Charles Stewart Memorial Cup

11th September 2021

Sydney Northern Beaches, NSW

“The Chucky” will be held in memory of our great friend Charles Stewart.

Shaw and Partners North Bondi Surf Ski Classic

9th October 2021

North Bondi, NSW

Back again in 2021 the North Bondi Surf Ski Classic is one of our most picturesque race on the series. 

Shaw and Partners WA Race Week

20th November to 2nd December 2021

Perth, Western Australia

Five downwind paddling events held over one week to find the ultimate champion.

Fenn West Coast Downwinder, Dr Ben Hewitt Sunset Surf Ski Series Race #1 and #2, Shaw and Partners Dash for Cash and the Shaw and Partners Doctor.

Shaw and Partners Dash for Cash

26th November 2021

Perth, Western Australia

A series of exciting surf ski sprints held at Sorrento Beach the day prior to The Doctor. 

Shaw and Partners Doctor

27th November 2021

Perth, Western Australia

The Doctor is Australia’s most exciting ocean paddling event from Rottnest Island to Sorrento Beach (or vice versa depending on wind conditions). Approximately 28km of ocean paddling.

Shaw and Partners 20 Beaches Ocean Classic

11th December 2021

Sydney Northern Beaches, NSW

The longest-running ocean paddling event in the country with plenty of history and lots of fun. 

Oceanpaddler Events