Event Briefing

There will be three race briefings held ahead of the 2018 Port to Pub

01 March 2018  - Skipper-only briefing

5:30pm (for 6:00pm start)

The View, Blue HQ

7-10 Mews Rd Fremantle 6160

A skipper-only briefing to run through the important rules for event day. Skippers, if you attend this briefing you do not need to attend the main race briefing.


08 March 2018  - Main race briefing


Venue: Tom Wilding Pavilion at the Claremont Showgrounds. Gates open from 5:00pm. Enter Showgrounds at Gate 8, off Ashton Avenue, Claremont.


16 March 2018 - International, interstate and regional competitor briefing


Fremantle Surf Lifesaving Club

Rottnest Island Authority Briefing for Port to Pub Competitors


It is compulsory that a representative from each team and duo team attend an event briefing. Solo swimmers, paddlers and skippers must also attend. The event briefings outline key information for the race day, including registration, race rules, skipper and paddler information, the courses, wave start times, cut-off times, race official information, first aid and important emergency information. Skippers, if you attendthe skipper-only briefing, you do not need to attend the main race briefing.

Here you will pick up your race pack, meet other swimmers and listen to the important rules and safety regulations for the day.

All under 18s must return a signed parental/guardian consent form at the briefing night or email a copy to info@porttopub.com.au.