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BLDSA Lynn Regis Championships

24 Sep 16

THE BRITISH LONG DISTANCE SWIMMING ASSOCIATION (BLDSA)

 

 

+++ The 25th LYNN REGIS CHAMPIONSHIPS +++

 

 

............ 24th September 2016  ............

 

 

This event is the last BLDSA Championship of the season.

 

 

 

The 2016 event, includes the following:

  •  1.5 km - Junior only
  •  4.5 km - Senior only
  •  1.0 km - Open, Seniors & Juniors

 

The BLDSA hold 14 Championships across country.  They include Loch Lomond and St Mary's Loch in Scotland, Llyn Tegid in Wales and swims at Colwick Park, Dover, Torbay, Windermere, Coniston, Ullswater, Derwentwater and Scarborough.

 

A summer of great swimming through the BLDSA.  For more information go to www.bldsa.org.uk

 

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TRADITIONAL COSTUMES/TRUNKS ONLY TO BE WORN

 

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Age Categories
Junior

 

Registration
From 10.30am report to the Swim Secretary upon arrival at the site.

 

Briefing
11.00 am in The New Ouse Sailing Club House.

 

Start
12.00 noon at the Launching Jetty

 

Course
One circuit around positioned yellow buoys.

 

Conditions of Entry
1. This swim is restricted to fully paid-up junior members of the BLDSA.
2. BLDSA Rules apply to this swim, i.e. only traditional swimming costumes/trunks (must not extend beyond the end of the shoulder onto the upper arm and lower than the crotch onto the upper leg) will be permitted (No wetsuits or body suits). Please see BLDSA website for more details. Caps - Breaststroke swimmers must wear a PINK swimming cap. All other swimmers can wear any colour cap other than white or pink. Note – only one cap may be worn which have no insulating properties.
3. That you will declare that if you enter the swim whilst pregnant, you will inform the swim secretary at the earliest possible opportunity, and will provide him/her with a letter from a doctor or midwife confirming your suitability to enter the event. You understand that entry may be refused to pregnant swimmers at the discretion of the swim secretary, following a risk assessment.

 

Time limit
There will be a time limit of 1.5 hours on this swim – this limit will be rigidly enforced.

 

Non UK Residents
Non UK Residents must provide evidence of membership of their governing body or individual insurance for Open Water Swimming.

 

How to get to there
From Wisbeach A47 and A17
, get to the roundabout where both of these roads meet also signed for West Lynn and has a Little Chef on it. Go onto the dual carriageway which indicates to Kings Lynn and take the 1st exit to Saddle Bow. Pass the Speed Way Track to a small roundabout marked, St Germans. 300yards up into the area marked “Environment Agency Tail Sluice and Sailing Club Only” Drive up the Partition Fence to a Gateway. There are plenty of parking spaces.
From Norwich A47, Town Centre and A10, at Hard Wick roundabout with the Butterfly Hotel on it, take the dual carriageway to Wisbeach A47 and Sleaford A17. Take the first exit of the dual carriageway to Saddle Bow. Pass the Speed Way Track to a small roundabout marked, St Germans. 300yards up into the area marked “Environment Agency Tail Sluice and Sailing Club Only” Drive up the Partition Fence to a Gateway. There are plenty of parking spaces.

 

Emergency Safety Cover
Safety cover will be provided; a number of canoes will be positioned around the route and the BLDSA rescue boat will be on patrol.

 

Changing Facilities
The Sailing Club provides a level of changing facilities.

 

Presentations
The presentation will be held in or adjacent to the Sailing Club as soon as possible after the last swimmer finishes. A buffet and drinks are available after the swim.

 

General Information
All persons are advised to report any incidents, including near misses, to a nominated person who shall be named at the championship briefing meeting.
The BLDSA has in place Anti-Bullying and Child/ Vulnerable Adult Protection Policies. Copies of which may be obtained from the BLDSA Hon. Child Protection Officer.

 

Accommodation
Butterfly Hotel 01553 771 707.

 

Swim Secretary

Steve Smith

email:  sktransfers.london@gmail.com

 

Websites
www.bldsa.org.uk - Information on all BLDSA events and much more.

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TRADITIONAL COSTUMES/TRUNKS ONLY TO BE WORN

 

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Age Categories

Senior

 

Registration
From 10.30am report to the Swim Secretary upon arrival at the site.

 

Briefing
11.00am in The New Ouse Sailing Club House.

 

Start
12.00am at the Launching Jetty

 

Course
Three circuits around positioned yellow buoys.

 

Conditions of Entry
1. This swim is restricted to fully paid-up senior members of the BLDSA.
2. BLDSA Rules apply to this swim, i.e. only traditional swimming costumes/trunks (must not extend beyond the end of the shoulder onto the upper arm and lower than the crotch onto the upper leg) will be permitted (No wetsuits or body suits). Please see the BLDSA website for more details. Caps - Breaststroke swimmers must wear a PINK swimming cap. All other swimmers can wear any colour cap other than white or pink. Note – only one cap may be worn which have no insulating properties.
3. That you will declare that if you enter the swim whilst pregnant, you will inform the swim secretary at the earliest possible opportunity, and will provide him/her with a letter from a doctor or midwife confirming your suitability to enter the event. You understand that entry may be refused to pregnant swimmers at the discretion of the swim secretary, following a risk assessment.

 

Time limit
There will be a time limit of 2.5 hours on this swim – this limit will be rigidly enforced.

 

Non UK Residents
Non UK Residents must provide evidence of membership of their governing body or individual insurance for Open Water Swimming.

 

How to get to there
From Wisbeach A47 and A17
, get to the roundabout where both of these roads meet also signed for West Lynn and has a Little Chef on it. Go onto the dual carriageway which indicates to Kings Lynn and take the 1st exit to Saddle Bow. Pass the Speed Way Track to a small roundabout marked, St Germans. 300yards up into the area marked “Environment Agency Tail Sluice and Sailing Club Only” Drive up the Partition Fence to a Gateway. There are plenty of parking spaces.
From Norwich A47, Town Centre and A10, at Hard Wick roundabout with the Butterfly Hotel on it, take the dual carriageway to Wisbeach A47 and Sleaford A17. Take the first exit of the dual carriageway to Saddle Bow. Pass the Speed Way Track to a small roundabout marked, St Germans. 300yards up into the area marked “Environment Agency Tail Sluice and Sailing Club Only” Drive up the Partition Fence to a Gateway. There are plenty of parking spaces.

 

Emergency Safety Cover
Safety cover will be provided; a number of canoes will be positioned around the route and the BLDSA rescue boat will be on patrol.

 

Changing Facilities
The Sailing Club provides a level of changing facilities.

 

Presentations
The presentation will be held in or adjacent to the Sailing Club as soon as possible after the last swimmer finishes. A buffet and drinks are available after the swim.

 

General Information
All persons are advised to report any incidents, including near misses, to a nominated person who shall be named at the championship briefing meeting.
The BLDSA has in place Anti-Bullying and Child/ Vulnerable Adult Protection Policies. Copies of which may be obtained from the BLDSA Hon. Child Protection Officer.

 

Accommodation
Butterfly Hotel 01553 771 707.

 

Swim Secretary

Steve Smith

email:  sktransfers.london@gmail.com

 

Websites
www.bldsa.org.uk - Information on all BLDSA events and much more.

Organiser
Phil Yorke
Dates and Status
EventDateAvailable/TotalStatusClosing Date
BLDSA Lynn Regis 1.5km (Junior)24/09/2016??/50Closed10/09/2016
BLDSA Lynn Regis 4.5km (Senior)24/09/2016??/50Closed12/09/2016
Prices
Until
10/09/2016£15.00
Until
12/09/2016£30.00

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