Entry Information

Entry Information 


  • 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 19 & under Male
  • Ocean Ski 19 & under Female
  • Spec Ski Male
  • Spec Ski 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 Entry Fees (excludes craft transport to Rottnest Island, see below)


Early Bird

(up to 25th Oct)

Standard Entry

(26th Oct to 15th Nov)

Late Entry

(16th to 22nd Nov)

Single Craft $130 $180 $220
Single Craft – Under 19yrs $95 $120 $180
Double Craft $240 $300 $350

Free Entry for Under 19 FENN Paddlers

This year FENN will be covering the entry fee for all Under 19 FENN Ski paddlers to The Doctor (excludes the barge transport fee to Rottnest Island if required). Please contact Oceanpaddler and if eligible we will provide a PROMO CODE to use when entering online. Email contact@oceanpaddler.com


Elite Entry Fee (in addition to above entry fees)

Open and Masters $100, Under 19 $50

(If the brand of ski you are paddling is one of the sponsors of the event you are exempt from this fee.) Our sponsors are as follows: Fenn

The Elite Category is for those competitors that wish to be eligible for prize money. Prize money will be awarded in the following categories:

  • Top 8 in Open Male Ski
  • Top 5 in Open Female Ski
  • Top 3 in Under 19 Male Ski
  • Top 3 in Under 19 Female Ski
  • Top 3 in Over 40 Male Ski
  • Top 3 in Over 40 Female Ski
  • Top 3 in Over 50 Male Ski
  • Top 1 in Over 50 Female Ski
  • Top 1 in Double Ski (first double ski across the line)


Craft Transport to Rottnest Island Fee

Numbers are limited so be sure to book this early so you don’t miss out. There is also the option to take your craft on the ferry with Rottnest Fast Ferries. You will need to book this directly with them.

You must book craft transport during the online entry process.

  • $40 for Surf skis, OC1′s, Plastics & Sea Kayaks
  • $60 for Double craft
  • $35 for SUP’s and Prone paddleboards

Click here for information.

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.  


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.


*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.