aQuellé Ocean Racing Series Africa's largest family beach event

Season 12 coming soon...


Started in January 2006, the Ocean Racing SeriesTM remains one of the largest family beach events in Africa and is unique to Nelson Mandela Bay.

The Series offers a fantastic way to stay fit in a casual, friendly and safe environment. Participants of all ages and fitness abilities are encouraged to join in the fun of the Series which is great for families.

Join hundreds of like minded people on (mostly) alternate Sunday mornings throughout Summer. Check out the event dates or download the Series Calendar from the link on the left hand menu.


Join the line up this year for another exciting Season...

The aQuellé Ocean Racing Series - Season 12 kicks off with Round 1 on Sunday 16th October 2016 and concludes with Round 10 on Sunday 26th March 2017.

All disciplines run simultaneously so you choose which one you'd like to do on a specific race day.

The Series is for Members Only - Series Membership is a ONCE OFF fee of R50 (to secure your Season 12 race number). Prior to registration night (Friday 14th October), Series Memberships is R150 which ensures that you also receive a Series Registration drawstring bag, a Series t-shirt and a swim cap or running hat depending on your preferred event selection.


Ocean Events - R100
Beach Events - R50
Kids Event - R40

Swimmers are required to swim in the designated swim cap for the chosen discipline. Silicone caps are available at R30 at registration or at beach.

Giving Back

The nominated charity for Season 12 will be Rotary. Through the Rotary Club of Port Elizabeth Sunrise, the ORS helps contribute towards the upliftment of the local community.

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