Stert Swim 2014

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Register for Stert Swim 2014 on line here


August 31st 2014 – 10.00am – 11.30am


Race Information for Stert Swim 2014

A 2000m* Sea Swim meter sea swim from Burnham-on-Sea swimming towards Stert Island, around the buoys and back again.

1. The swim takes place in a tidal estuary, participants should be aware of the
dangers inherent with ocean swimming and be confident in their ability in
open water.

2. Water quality is regularly monitored by the Environment Agency, however
participants need to be aware visibility in the water is nil.

3. Water temperature in August is approximately 18 degrees C. The organisers have decided
that wet suits are compulsory for this event.

4. In the event that weather conditions are deemed too dangerous, the swim will
be cancelled.

5. One hour is the maximum time allowed for a swimmer to complete
the course. For safety reasons anyone deemed likely to take longer than the
allotted time will be taken out of the water by rescue craft.

6. NO ENTRIES WILL BE ALLOWED ON THE DAY. Entry is limited to 80 participants.

7. All entries are non-refundable.

8. Cost of entry is £12.50. The only method of payment is on line once registered. Payment is managed through Paypal, if you don’t have a Paypal account, you can use the debit/credit card option.

* 2000m is an approximate distance