Racing the Rip

The Rip Race is Australia’s most exciting and extreme swim. A select number of swimmers will be given the opportunity to race from Point Nepean to Point Lonsdale and become the King or Queen of the Rip! The richest open-water swimming prize will be on offer.

Qualifying races will apply – see details below…

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Group Swim

Can’t wait to swim ‘The Rip’? Then sign up for a private group swim. Just 25 places left for season 1!!

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Rip Race Date Announcement at 10am, 3 November








Qualifying races

First qualifying races:

  • Mentone Open Water Swim –   2.5km,  Sunday 14th December.  (Website) Entries now open!!
  • Anglesea Rock 2 Ramp – 2.5km, Tuesday 30th December. (Website) Entries open now!
  • Mt Martha – 5km swim – 26th January, 2015 (Website) Entries open here now

All swimmers must be registered with us to qualify so don’t forget so sign up.

More races will be announced soon.

If you do not qualify, you will not have to pay to try again in year 2.

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If you’re interested in swimming ‘The Rip’ in either the race or as part of a private group then sign up to our mailing list.

You’ll be amongst the first to hear about any new information as soon as we release it.

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We are looking for existing open water swims to become part of the Rip Race Qualifying Series.
If you’d like your swim to be part of the Qualifying Series, please contact us directly. We are currently taking expressions of interest.

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