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Butterfield GSA Saints, Moulin Huet & Petit Port Distance Event 2018

08 Jul 2018

This Festival is in a testing state, and is not open for public sign-ups until the organiser has launched it.

Organiser's Description

Butterfield GSA Saints, Moulin Huet & Petit Port Distance Event 2018

This event is an open-water swim event which will be held around the picturesque locations of Saints Bay, Moulin Huet and Petit Port in the Channel Island of Guernsey. 

There will be wetsuit and non wetsuit categories. 

EVENT DATE

8th July 2018    2pm start

 DISTANCES

2.0km & 4.0km ( approx.) 

COURSE

Both distances will be looped courses around natural landmarks within the bays of Saints, Moulin Huet and Petit Port. The start and finish will be at Saints.

 

Entries

These swims are open to anyone who is 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 swimmers may be asked to swim in a wetsuit. 

Parking and Access 

Parking is free and available at the top of Saints Bay hill (limited) with a 5 minute walk to the start and at Icart car park with a 15 minute cliff walk to the start. Take the path opposite the Saints Bay Hotel, down cliff path to the left, on reaching the road, turn right , then first left at the Martello Tower. This will bring you out behind the kiosk.

Facilities

There is a kiosk and toilet facilities at the beach. 

Safety 

There will be First Aiders 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 within the time allowed:

2.0km     guide time: 60mins 

4.0km     guide time: 2hrs (for swimmers doing GSA Herm qualifier  1 hour 40 minutes ) 

 

Registration       1.15 - 1.45pm

Race Briefing     1.45pm

Start time           2.00pm  (conditions allowing) 

 

Entry Fees         2.0km     £15.00  (until 8th June 2018 )      £16.50 (9th June until closing date)

                          4.0km    £18.00  (until 8th June 2018)        £21.00 (9th June until closing date) 

                         

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

 

Accomodation  Guernsey is a beautiful holiday destination. www.visitguernsey.com for more information.

 

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

Jacqueline Hunt 07911 719109 - jacangelhunt@aol.com 

Jennifer Roussel 07781 427189 - jenniferroussel@hotmail.com

 

 

 

Prices

Until
08 Jun 2018£18.00
04 Jul 2018£21.00
Until
08 Jun 2018£16.50
04 Jul 2018£18.00
For each sign-up, the organiser pays the Service Fee of 4% (min 50p). You pay no surcharge

Dates and Status

Date: 08 Jul 2018

Closing Date: 04 Jul 2018

Status: Closed

EventAvailable/Total
Butterfield GSA Saints, Moulin Huet & Petit Port 4km??/65
Butterfield GSA Saints, Moulin Huet & Petit Port 2km??/25
Saints Bay, Saints Road, St.Martin's, GY4 6ES , Channel Islands.