Entry Information

Entry Information 

Categories for ‘The Doctor’ 2018

  • 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 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
  • Open Double (any craft type)
  • Mixed Double (any craft type)
  • Female Double (any craft type)
  • Prone Paddleboard Male
  • Prone Paddleboard Female
  • OC1 Male
  • OC1 Female
  • SUP Open Male – all board sizes
  • SUP Open Female – all board sizes

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

Race Fees

2018 Race Fees

Early Bird

 (entry up to and including 26th Oct) 

Standard Entry

 (27th Oct to 16th Nov)  

Late Entry

 (17th to 23rd Nov) 

Single Craft $120 $150 $180
Singles Craft – Under 19yrs $95 $120 $150
Double Craft $220 $250 $300


Craft Transport to Rottnest Island (Pre-booked prices only – You must book craft transport during the online entry process)

  • $30 for Surf skis, OC1′s, Plastics & Sea Kayaks
  • $50 for Double craft
  • $25 for SUP’s

Click here for information.

An additional $20 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 (pending availability).

Ferry Tickets

The Ferry Ticket is not included in your entry fee. You must book your ferry ticket to Rottnest Island. 

Click here for information.  

Online entries will open soon.


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 canceled 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.


*A note on Insurance

The event organiser, Oceanpaddler, has public liability insurance. This does not include or cover personal accident insurance for the competitors. All other insurances are the sole responsibility of the competitors.