aQuellé Ocean Racing Series Africa's largest family beach event

Season 12 coming soon...

Online Registration closes FRI-TUE on race weekends
Late entries on Friday at News Cafe or Sunday morning at beach between 7.30 and 8.30

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.

* NEW THIS SEASON - we're introducing a 7th discipline, a 400m swim.

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


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

Once off R30 late entry fee for manual entries.

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

AWESOME registration packs available at just R100 - purchase with your online registration and collect at the Series opening registration function at News Cafe on the Friday before Round 1.


This season Rounds 1 & 10 will earn you DOUBLE POINTS towards the overall Series points standings. See Prize Template for more details.

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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