Openwater racing is possibly the fastest growing paddlesport in NSW. The ocean racing ski is most popular with races such as "The Doctor"event from Rottnest Island back to Perth and "The Molokai"world championships. There are many local racing series available for beginners through to advance paddlers. The Harbour Series of races provides paddlers new to the sport the opportunity to hone skills on the more protected waters of the harbour and lakes. The Ocean Racing series events take place off shore, ad provide intermediate and advanced paddlers the thrill of racing on ocean swells and runners.