aQuellé Ocean Racing Series

Rules & Regulations

Nelson Mandela Bay's unique aQuellé Ocean Racing Series consists of four Ocean Swim races (400m, 1km, 2km & 3km), a 5km Beach Run, a 5km Beach Walk and a 1km Beach Run/walk for kids 12 years and under.

Please ensure that you have read and understand the Series Rules before completing your entry form.

Some facts we would like highlighted:

  • Wetsuits are allowed in all ocean swim events. No other swim aids will be permitted. Season 16 ORS branded swim caps are compulsory.
  • All participants must report to the registration area on race day to enter for their particular discipline on the day and to receive their race wrist band.
  • Premier Members have to sign the attendance register before races start.
  • Premier Members FAILING to sign the attendance register and indicating the correct distance they are taking part in BEFORE the race starts WILL BE DISQUALIFIED. This is a safety requirement which has been abused in previous seasons and will no longer be tolerated. NO SIGNATURE - NO RESULT!
  • No participation is permitted without a race wrist band.
  • Race day entries are open from 07h30 to 08h45 on Race Days.
  • Prize winners must be present and wearing their wrist bands to claim their prize.
  • The onus is on the participant to check the results and to ensure that any problems are reported before the following race. No corrections will be made after this time.
  • Participants MAY NOT go back onto the race course once they have finished their race
  • Participants who withdraw from the event MUST notify the finish recording staff immediately
  • For age group results, the age of the participant is the persons age as on the 31st December (mid-season).
Naming Sponsor
aQuellé (blue)
Series Sponsors

Africa's largest family beach event is unique to Nelson Mandela Bay

Support Sponsors Biotech Durban Spice Box Groundfloor Cafe Cream Car Wash
Nominated Charity Rotary Club of PE Sunrise