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Abersoch RNLI New Year's Day Dip 2012, North Wales, Great Britain

Sunday, 1 January, 2012 - 12:00

26/10/2011: Abersoch RNLI New Year's Day Dip 2012:  www.rnliabersoch.co.uk/
Once again you can get rid of your New Year's Eve hangovers by sprinting into the sea for the annual Abersoch RNLI New Year's Day Dip. This year the fancy dress theme is "The Olympics", so let's make an Olympian effort to raise as much money as possible for our wonderful lifeboat crew. All money raised goes directly to the Abersoch station to help with training the crew and supporting team members.
As usual, the dip will be held on the main beach at 12 noon, with children running in first before the adults. The organisers are looking forward to seeing the usual imaginative interpretations of their chosen theme of The Olympics.
If last year's effort is repeated, over 300 people are expected to hurdle over the waves into the sea, supported by around 2,000 spectators. Any queries can be addressed to abersochdip@hotmail.co.uk
It is expected that if you join the dip you will raise some money for the lifeboat crew who will be on and in the water at the event to look after everybody's safety, so, to take part, a sponsor form is needed and these are available at the Abersoch Tourist Office, Abersoch Boatyard, OSD and Boardrider in the village. Alternatively you can download a sponsor form here or you can use the Virgin Money Giving website and set up your sponsorship using the Abersoch RNLI Dip event page. It has been set up so that all fundraisers using that system will have their money donated directly to Abersoch RNLI Station. The Virgin link page can be accessed by clicking here.