Perhentian 4km ows challenge (merit distance) - oct 10, 2020

Registration to be open in  Apr 2020.

About the swim:  The challenge is to swim about 4km along the shore fo Pulau Besar of Perhentian Islands.  This course is consider the most calm or protected area.  

 Swim Course : Along the shore of Pulau Besar  starting form Pauh bay beach to  Turtle bay beach and return to the starting.


Distance : Aprox.4km.  Swimmers to pick up a band at Turtle Beach, taking fruits/drinks and return to the finishing line at Pauh bay beach.


Maximum Participants: 150

Flag off :        8:30am - Cut off  of 2 hr 45 min

Event Date:   Oct 10,    2020

 Water temperature:It will be around 28-31 ° C 

 Entitlements: Event T-shirt, Food & refreshment after the race.


Champion Trophies (To Male & Female for every age group)

Top 3 MOWS winners' medal (gold, silver, bronze for every age group and gender

Medals to all  finishers

This is merit merit distance;  Top 10 swimmers will gain points and accumulated into  MOWS swimmers ranking.  


Qualification: Minimum age of 13  years old and adequately trained for open water swims of this length.


Safety: The course is patrolled by safety crafts and life guards. Swimming Safety buoy is compulsory for visibility and other safety measures


Registration Fee - RM260  (accommodation, transports are  not included).  


Recommended Accomodation:  The Coral View,  The Reef The Barats,  The Mama's , Perhentian Island Resort . All walking distance to the starting/ending 


Any further question please email to us: 

Travel Recommendations:
Flight: A flight from KLIA/Subang Airport will reach Kota Bharu airport in about 45 minutes. Then another 45 minutes from the airport to Kuala Besut Jetty by land transport. 
If you wish to come by bus, you can take a bus that stop at Kuala Besut Jetty or Jerteh. If you are at Jerteh, you need more 10 to 15 minutes to reach the Kuala Besut Jetty.
Highly recommended to book an early flight to Kota Bharu as the first trip from Jetty to the Island is at 11am. More importantly to book a return flight no later than 3PM to avoid unnecessary rush.
about boat transfer:  Boats leave Kuala Besut (Jetty)  for Perhentian from 8 am to 4.30 pm and return at 8am, 12pm and 4 pm. The boat trip takes half an hour but allow for one hour for planning travel times.


OWS Monthly Training  At PD or Putrajaya