609 in 2015 and later

648 past in 2015 (updated 17-07-'15)

YeAABA The Discovery Mile, River Tay, Great Britain

Date: 
Saturday, 29 August, 2015 (All day)

http://www.yeaaba.org.uk/discovery-mile

THE DISCOVERY MILE CHAMPIONSHIP

INFORMATION AND EXTRACT OF RULES - TO BE RETAINED BY THE ENTRANT
WELCOME TO THE DISCOVERY MILE CHAMPIONSHIP

A Sea Swim in the River Tay Estuary

 
CHAMPIONSHIP THE DISCOVERY MILE CHAMPIONSHIP
DISTANCE 1 Mile
DAY / DATE Saturday 29th August 2015
ENTRY FEE £20.00 (Self Navigated Swim)
CLOSING DATE Saturday 15th August 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 29th August 2015 at 15:15 hours.
CLOSING DATE: Saturday 15th August 2015.
ENTRY FEE: £20.00 (£Self Navigated Swim).
DISTANCE: 1 Mile - Tide Assisted.
PARKING: Parking is available on Riverside Drive, Dundee (free) **Note On-going Waterfront Development works may affect some parking arrangements near Discovery Point. Through a Committee Member we have negotiated use of: Care Inspectorate Car Park at Compass House, Riverside Drive on the day for our 2015 event.
BRIEFING: 13:45 hours at Discovery Point
START: On the starters/referees instruction, swimmers should promptly access the water via the steps at the Bridge View Cafe and form a straight line facing down-river. Start will be by loud hailer.
COURSE: This is a tide assisted, point-to-point, down-river swim using the flow of the river, finishing at the Premier Inn. Swimmers will exit the water at the slipway behind Discovery Point.
FINISH: By touching the finish marker buoy. 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 in Discovery Point after the swim.