Please ensure you have read the updated 2019 RULES & EQUIPMENT as outlined on the event website prior to continuing with this online entry. We also recommend viewing the below general safety video.
Equipment scrutineering will take place at registration on Friday 22nd Nov and on Rottnest Island prior to race start. Please ensure your equipment complies.
During the online entry you can book and pay for Craft Transport to Rottnest Island on the barge. If required please do this so you don’t miss out. For more information click here.
Event Tracking – SafeTrx App
We are excited to introduce for the first time live event tracking for The Doctor event using the Coast Guard SafeTrx App. The app will allow the event organiser and spectators to track competitors live GPS location during the event via the web. The competitor will carry their smartphone in a waterproof bag using the SafeTrx App. To learn more about SafeTrx for The Doctor click the link below.
The Doctor Spectator Boat
Watch The Doctor on board Silverado, an 80 Foot long, 27 Foot wide, Power Catamaran, with a 360 degree 2 level viewing platform.
This is a great way for spectators to get amongst the action and watch their paddling friends participate in The Doctor – one of the greatest ocean paddling events in the world.
The boat will depart Rottnest Island and follow the race to the finish on Saturday 23rd November 2019.
You will need to arrange your own transport to Rottnest Island by ferry. Our preferred ferry carrier is Rottnest Fast Ferries.
Final details on when and where to meet on Rottnest Island will be emailed to you prior to the event.