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Salty Sea Dog Long Swims - June

3 races scheduled · 200 participants · 2021-06-19 · Bournemouth
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About this event

Get stuck in the surf in the first race in a 3 race series along the Bournemouth coast. With 3 distances on offer, theres something for new an experienced swimmers alike. Come for a brisk Saturday morning wake-up in this fun, summer event.

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Votwo Events & Adventure Ltd organise sporting events including Triathlons, Duathlons, Trail Running Challenges, Running Races, Open Water Swims, Adventure Runs, and Aquathlons. Votwo Ltd coach athletes to achieve their goals and operate the Porsche Human Performance Centre at Silverstone - a specialist sports science lab dedicated to improving the performance of motor racing drivers and endurance athletes.

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How to enter

Tickets available until Sun Apr 11 2021

What's included:

  • GPS tracking and timing
  • Highly visible course marker buoys
  • Swim hat
  • Tow float use
  • Water safety cover
  • Hot showers, toilets, & changing rooms
  • Finish cake and coke
  • Prizes for category winners
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Route description
Route description

All 3 of the courses follow just 50m from the edge of the beach along the coastline. The courses will be marked by buoys, with each course only requiring one lap. 2.5k swimmers turn at the first buoy, 3.8k at the second, and 5k at the third.

Event Rules

As part of the entry system to the event all participants agree to the following:

  • All swimmers will read and adhere to the 'Participant Event Information Pack' (available to download from the organiser's web page approx 2 weeks pre-event date)
  • All swimmers must wear the issued swim hats during the course of the swim event
  • All swimmers must wear the issued swim tow float that holds the GPS tracking unit. This must be returned at the finish
  • Swimmers who have retired must not leave the event unless they have handed there tow float back to the finish staff
  • You may not enter someone else for the swim. Only the person participating in the swim is to complete the entry form and agree to the terms and conditions of the event
  • You may not transfer your entry to another person
Logistics and schedule


08:30 Registration opens

08:35 Rolling start for all distances

Race Pack

The race pack will be emailed to participants before the event date.

Cut-Off Times

  • 2.5km - 1hr 30mins
  • 3.8km - 1hr 50mins
  • 5km - 3 hours
How to get there

The Overstrand, Undercliff Dr, Boscombe, Bournemouth BH5 1BN, UK

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The nearest car parks to the venue are located approximately 150 yards from the event registration, just off Sea Road. These are pay and display car parks.

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