Entries and Registration

2nd edition of Pahang Ocean Paddle International Challenge 2023 is Organised by:


Lot 2-37, Scott Garden, 289 Jalan Klang Lama,

58000 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Tel: 03-9776 6571     

Email: admin@whackthewave.com

Race Director: Roberthope Jenkinson

All competitors either international or Malaysian (Local) level entries must be made online through email entry system form link as follows; Link : www.whackthewave.com

Entries must be submitted through the online by the specified closing date midnight 31st October 2359hrs (Malaysia observes UTC + 8 Standard Time Zone). 


Anyone having issues accessing the system should email and specify any specific issue encountered, in advance of the closing date for entries. registration@whackthewave.com


If there is any problem concerning and the entries should contact us the Pahang Ocean Paddle International Challenge (POPIC) registration@whackthewave.com 


Basically, all accepted international competitor’s airport transfer, lodging and dinner are organized by the organizer. All single international paddler is provided with twin sharing room. Any request for additional service for travel and accommodation must be done through registration@whackthewave.com 2 weeks before the event date. We will try to assist in any way possible. 

The registration system to be used at www.whackthewave.com, so all participants will have to register prior to register as a competitor. If you are having any issue concerning registration, please contact us at registration@whackthewave.com


After the approval, participant will receive an email with details of confirmation, and you are ready to proceed and prepare for your travel.

Paddlers are advice to bring along their craft paddle and life jacket. Nevertheless, the organiser will try to assist if they have a problem on the above. 


It is advisable for all travelling for the event to arrive earlier for airport transfer to the specific hotel. Suggested of arrival ETA Kuantan Airport, Pahang (KUA) on the 1st November 2023. Any travellers that could not arrive on the specific day must inform the organiser 2 weeks before the above date. 


Ticketing Tips

To Malaysia: Place of Origin >> Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (KUL)   >> Kuantan (KUA)

From Malaysia: Kuantan (KUA) >> Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (KUL)  >> Country of Origin ie. Melbourne

All Paddlers must provide the organizer the flight ETA & ETD 14days before the race date.