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Guernsey Swim Adventures Pembroke Event 2017

20 Aug 17

 

Guernsey Swim Adventures Open Water Distance Event 2017

This is an open water swim event which will be held at Pembroke Bay in the Channel Island of Guernsey. With white sand, a sheltered location and clear waters Pembroke is an ideal bay for open water swimming.

There will be wetsuit and non wetsuit categories. 

EVENT DATE

 Sunday 20th August at 8am

DISTANCES

1.5Km 3Km & 4.5Km

COURSE

The course may be a 1.5Km looped course.

 

Entries

This series of swims is open to anyone over the age of 18 on the day of the event and who is competent swimming in open water.

If the sea temperature is below 16 degrees all swimmers may be asked to swim in a wetsuit. 

Parking and Access

Plenty of free parking available around Pembroke with easy access to this beautiful sandy beach. Start will be on the beach near Pembroke Kiosk.

Facilities

There are toilet facilities next to The Beach House restaurant. Refreshments are also available from Pembroke Kiosk and the L'Ancresse Kiosk to the east of the bay.

Safety 

There will be First Aiders present and suitable kayak and watercraft cover throughout the course. However, we reserve the right to cancel or change the course of this open-water swim, in the event that condtions are deemed unsafe.

Entrants should have experience of open water swimming. It is a demanding sport and those entering this event do so entirely at their own risk and with the capability of comfortably completing their chosen distance in the time allowed:

1.5km    time allowed: 45mins

3km       time allowed: 90mins

4.5km    time allowed: 1hr 45mins

 

Registration       06.45-07.30

Race Briefing     07.45

Start time           08.00 (conditions allowing) 

 

Entry Fees:        1.5Km  £15.00 (until 31st May 2017)    £16.50 (1st June until closing date) 

                          3.0Km  £16.50 (until 31st May 2017)    £18.00 (1st June until closing date) 

                          4.5Km  £18.00 (until 31st May 2017)    £21.00 (1st June until closing date) 

                         

 Results             Results will be available on the Facebook page shortly after the event. 

 

 

For any further information about the event, please contact one of the organisers. 

Jacqueline Hunt 07911 719109 -  

Jennifer Roussel 07781 427189 

 

 

 

Organiser
Jacqueline Hunt & Jennifer Roussel

07911 719109

Dates and Status
EventDateAvailable/TotalStatusClosing Date
Guernsey Swim Adventures Pembroke 4.5Km20/08/2017??/55Open10/08/2017
Guernsey Swim Adventures Pembroke 3.0Km20/08/2017??/55Open10/08/2017
Guernsey Swim Adventures Pembroke 1.5Km20/08/2017??/55Open10/08/2017

These events share a common pool of 55 places

Prices
Until
31/05/2017£18.00
10/08/2017£21.00
Until
31/05/2017£16.50
10/08/2017£18.00
Until
31/05/2017£15.00
10/08/2017£16.50

For each sign-up, the organiser pays the Service Fee of 5% (min 60p). You pay no surcharge

Event Address
Pembroke Bay, Vale, Guernsey, GY3 5BY, Channel Islands