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Registrations for this event have now closed. Please contact the event organiser by Email (James.Paul@ambulance.qld.gov.au), or by Phone (0403 482 312) regarding any changes.

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Registrations Close: Friday 24 September 2021 03:00 PM (AEST)
Early Bird Registrations Due By: Saturday 11 September 2021 11:59 PM (AEST)

The Gold Coast Ocean Paddlers Club Proudly Presents the "Shaw and Partners Gold Coast Classic Ocean Race". This event is an exciting paddling race for all Ocean Ski, Stand up, Prone and Outrigger paddlers, with race competitors travelling along the picturesque Gold Coast coastline from the Southport Seaway to Tallebudgera beach on the Northerly course, and from North Kirra beach to Snapper Rocks, and then through to Tallebudgera Beach on the Southerly course.

Paddler Requirements:
- Must be over the age of 16 years at the time of race.
- All Paddlers sign event declaration that they understand the risks and acknowledge that they have read and understood the event water safety plan including their responsibilities in it (eg helping a distressed paddler, rendering assistance etc.)
- It is mandatory for ski and SUP paddlers to wear a PFD, and for Prone paddlers to be wearing a leg rope attached to their board.
- Paddlers are required to be connected to their craft at all times by leg leash. This increases the capacity of each individual to self-rescue significantly
- Paddlers are encouraged to carry a mobile phone in a water proof bag. This can be used if withdrawing or in an emergency situation.
- Paddlers are encouraged to carry a red or orange flare. 


- Single division entry only 
- Entries close on the 22nd September 2021- By entering this event, you are agreeing to the following waiver The Gold Coast Classic Ocean Race Waiver Form.pdf
- For Mixed, Male and Female Doubles divisions please book under one name and contact one of the "Key Contacts" below your partner for the event. 


- $90 Early bird (prior to 11.09.2021)
- $120 Early bird OC2 and all Double Ski divisions (prior to 11.09.2021)
- $110 (12.09.2021 - 22.09.2021)
- $120 on the day entry with no event T-shirt guarantee
- $140 on the day entry with no event T-shirt guarantee (OC2 and Double Ski divisions)

Key Contacts: 
Jamie Paul: SUP and Prone enquiries on 0403 482 312
Jeremy Cotter: Ski enquiries on 0403 946 675
Kyle Hughes: If you can't reach Jamie or Jeremy 0412 785 575