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Butterfield GSA Saints Bay and Beyond 2019

30 Jun 2019

Organiser's Description

Butterfield GSA Saints Bay and Beyond Distance Event 2019

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

There will be wetsuit and non wetsuit categories. 

EVENT DATE

 Sunday 30th June 2019    8.30am 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 confident 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 (very limited) with a 5 minute walk to the start and at Icart car park with a 15 minute cliff walk to the start by taking the path opposite the Saints Bay Hotel, down the cliff path to the left, turn right on reaching the road, then first left at the Martello Tower and down the steps which will bring you out behind the Saints Bay kiosk.

Facilities

There is a kiosk and toilet facilities at Saints Bay. 

Safety 

There will be first aiders at the event. There will be kayak and watercraft cover throughout the course.

GSA reserve the right to cancel or change the course or venue of this open water swim in the event that condtions are deemed unsuitable.

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 guide time:

2.0km     guide time: 1 hr 15 minutes

4.0km     guide time: 1 hr 30 minutes (qualifying time for GSA Herm 360 ) 

 

Registration       7.45-8.15am

Event Briefing    8.15am

Start time           8.30am (conditions allowing) 

 

Entry Fees         2km         £19.00  (from release until 28th June closing date)

                          4km         £25.00  (from release until 28th June closing date)

                         

Results           

Recorded times will be published shortly after the event for those swimmers who have chosen this option. 

 

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

Jennifer Roussel    07781 427189 

 

 

 

Prices

Until
28 Jun 2019£25.00
Until
28 Jun 2019£19.00
For each sign-up, the organiser pays the Service Fee of 4% (min 50p). You pay no surcharge

Dates and Status

Date: 30 Jun 2019

Closing Date: 28 Jun 2019

Places Available/Total: ??/70

Status: Waiting List

Saints Bay, Saints Road, St.Martin's, GY4 6ES , Channel Islands.