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YeAABA Tayport Cup, Broughty Ferry (Dundee), Great Britain

Date: 
Sunday, 14 June, 2015 (All day)

http://www.yeaaba.org.uk/tayport-cup-championship

TAYPORT CUP CHAMPIONSHIP

INFORMATION AND EXTRACT OF RULES - TO BE RETAINED BY THE ENTRANT
WELCOME TO THE TAYPORT CUP CHAMPIONSHIP

A Sea Swim in the River Tay Estuary

 
CHAMPIONSHIP TAYPORT CUP
DISTANCE 1 Mile
DAY / DATE Sunday 14th June 2015
ENTRY FEE £20.00 (£11.00 if supplying own Boat & Crew)
CLOSING DATE Thursday 14th May 2015
AGE LIMITS: Juniors 13 years to less than 17 years in the year of the swim.
Seniors 17 years and over in the year of the swim.
DATE OF SWIM: Sunday 14th June 2015 at 13.20 hours.
CLOSING DATE: Thursday 14th May 2015.
ENTRY FEE: £20.00 (£11.00 if supplying own Boat & Crew).
DISTANCE: 1 Mile – Crossing the river.
PARKING: Free parking is available at the YEAABA pier Broughty Ferry and at Tayport Harbour. Swimmers should arrange their own transport from Tayport, returning in a boat is not an option.
BRIEFING: On the day at YEAABA Clubhouse, Broughty Ferry at 12:50 hours prompt.
START: On the starters/referees instruction, swimmers should promptly access the water via the harbour slipway or ladder and line up across the mouth of the harbour. Start will be by loud hailer.
COURSE: This is a point-to-point, across the tide-ways swim and the line will be as straight as the current and your ability permits. Please follow your boat at all times.
FINISH: By touching the river-facing wall to the west of Tayport Harbour entrance. N.B. A swimmer finishing, but missing the “touch” due to tidal conditions will be accorded a certificate but no official time or place in the race.
PRESENTATION: On completion of the swim by courtesy of the Bell Rock Tavern adjacent to the harbour, where sandwiches and tea/coffee will be available.