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The role of the skipper is arguably the most important on Port to Pub day. Skippers control all matters related to their boats and are responsible for the safety and well-being of their swimmer/s, paddler/s, and support crew. Skippers are the key to a safe and successful crossing for all participants. Skipper responsibilities include: Course…


I hope you are still on Cloud 9 (if not in an exhausted, elated mist) after the Euroz Hartleys Port to Pub with Hotel Rottnest last weekend. It’s been amazing hearing stories of the day from start to middle to finish to the pub and to receive your lovely messages of congratulations — thank you for […]




1. FINA Rules for open water swimming apply to the 19.7km and 25km ultramarathon events in regard to swimsuits, feeding, and drafting. FINA rules may change from time to time. It is the responsibility each swimmer to ensure compliance with the latest FINA Rules on Event day (note this does not include the wearing of…


Hold a pre-race meeting Meet with your swimmer/s, skipper, and support crew members prior to race day to go over the schedule, wave times, start line comms, logistics, safety, food plan, post-swim plan, and more. The pre-race meeting helps to align expectations. Prep your crew accordingly Assign specific roles to each person on the support…