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YeAABA Open Double Tay, Broughty Ferry (Dundee), Great Britain

Date: 
Saturday, 11 July, 2015 - 10:45

http://www.yeaaba.org.uk/double-tay-championship

DOUBLE TAY CHAMPIONSHIP

INFORMATION AND EXTRACT OF RULES - TO BE RETAINED BY THE ENTRANT
WELCOME TO THE DOUBLE TAY CHAMPIONSHIP

A Sea Swim in the River Tay Estuary

 
CHAMPIONSHIP DOUBLE TAY
DISTANCE 2 Miles
DAY / DATE Saturday 11th July 2015.
ENTRY FEE £25.00 (£15.00 if supplying own Boat & Crew)
CLOSING DATE Thursday 11th June 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: Saturday 11th July 2015 at 10:50 hours.
CLOSING DATE: Thursday 11th June 2015.
ENTRY FEE: £25.00 (£15.00 if supplying own Boat & Crew).
DISTANCE: 2 Miles – Crossing the river twice.
PARKING: Free parking is available at the YEAABA pier Broughty Ferry.
BRIEFING: On the day at YEAABA Clubhouse, Broughty Ferry at 10:20 hours prompt.
START: On the starters/referees instruction, swimmers should promptly access the water via the harbour slipway or ladder and form a line across the harbour mouth. Start will be by loud hailer.
COURSE: This is a point-to-point, double-crossing of the river across the tide-ways, from Broughty Ferry Harbour, to touch and turn at the river-facing wall west of Tayport Harbour entrance and return to Broughty Ferry Harbour. The line will be as straight as the currents and your ability permits. Please follow your boat at all times.
FINISH: By touching the river-facing wall of the YEAABA pier. 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: Will be at the YEAABA clubhouse on completion of the swim.