Swim The Bay 2021

Date


Saturday 24th July 2021
at 09:00 (UTC +01:00) Europe/Lisbon

End: Saturday 24th July 2021
at 17:00 (UTC +01:00) Europe/Lisbon

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About the event

PROVISIONAL DATE FOR 2021 IS SATURDAY 24TH JULY


The Swim and Spectators

Weymouth Bay is an iconic piece of water with stunning views over the spectacular Jurassic Coast and an amazing Georgian Seafront. Swim The Bay is a point to point swim offering a choice of 1.2 miles (half the bay) or 2.4 miles (the full bay).


Spectators

This is probably the most perfect spectator friendly swim too as supporters can walk the whole length of the beach alongside the swim, stopping at cafes en route for leisurely food and drink.


The Start and Finish

The full swim will start at Bowleaze Coveway, with the onsite Cafe open from 0730 offering a selection of food and drinks. The half swim will start alongside the groyne opposite Lodmoor Country Park. Both distances will exit the water on the beach alongside the Pier and will finish on the beach.


Getting to the Start

Whilst swimmers can make their own way to the start, all swimmers have the option to be picked up from the registration area on the beach (near Alexandra Gardens) and bussed to the start lines. We will bring your baggage back for you before you start your swim and make sure it is waiting for you after you finish. This is included in your entry ticket, but you can purchase additional 1 way tickets for spectators too.


Wetsuits or Skins?

We will have extensive water safety cover for this event but it is still a swim in the sea, which can be very unpredictable.


Wetsuits will be compulsory for all swimmers. However, if you are an experienced open water sea swimmer and would like to swim without a wetsuit, please apply to alan@justracinguk.com giving your recent experience and swimming history. Each case will be assessed independently on its own merits. Please note, without going through this process and receiving approval prior to the event, wetsuits are mandatory. All swimmers who do get approval will have to swim with a tow float.


Entries 

Check out the event features below to see what your entry fee includes. Minimum age for this event is 18 years. For the full bay swim, there is an interim cut off at the half way point of 1hour and 10minutes.

Location

Weymouth, UK

Organiser

Just Racing

National, United Kingdom