1Soms 2017-07-02

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1SOMS= 1st Sunday of Month Swim

Every Month* . Timed clockwise swim .
Choice of Long or Short route.
*Jun,Jul,Aug start an hour later

Challenging yet Fun (without or with a wetsuit)
Participants are affectionately known as ‘The Polarbears

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1-soms

Long route:

This route has something for everyone. It’s a lekker route with fabuolous views.
The start is in the shallows, direction of swim is clockwise around 6 buoys, finish is in the shallows.

(After the 1st right-shoulder turn -that is deep buoy 1)
Aim for the red house above the wide-block of flats above Moses beach (Sea Point side)…

Continue past deep buoy 2 and onwards to deep buoy 3. Right-shoulder turn to shallow buoy 4

(After the 3rd right-shoulder turn)
Aim for the red roof bungalow on the Ridge…
It’s a fine swim back (towards Camps Bay side)

Swim past shallow buoy 5 and continue to shallow buoy 6.

Left-shoulder turn around buoy 6 and aim for the finish bobber buoys in the shallows. Timing stops here.

Collect sequenced finish tag and proceed to the recorder’s desk where your RaceNumber, Name and Category will be taken.

Short Route:

This route follows the same start procedure and direction of swim as the Long route.

(After the 1st right-shoulder turn -that is deep buoy 1)
Aim for the red house above the wide-block of flats above Moses beach (Sea Point side) …

Continue to deep buoy 2 and right-shoulder turn to shallow buoy 3 (5*).

Right-shoulder turn around shallow buoy 3 (5*). Aim for the red roof bungalow on the Ridge…

Left-shoulder turn around buoy 4 (6*) and aim for the finish bobber buoys in the shallows. Timing stops here.

Collect sequenced finish tag and proceed to the recorder’s desk where your RaceNumber, Name and Category will be taken.

*indicates the buoy number for Long route

10second need-to-know

1SOMS = 1st Sunday Of Month Swim

Meet

Meet at Clifton 4th,
Sign-in at recorder’s desk (indicating race number),
Acclimatise while awaiting the race briefing,

Listen

Listen to the race briefing and take note of any route changes,
High-five the headcount controllers,
Pose for a Group pic,
Under Starters Orders,

Swim

Swim the demarcated route (and listen to any instruction from water safety team),
Take sequenced finish-tag to recorder’s desk,
Attend the lucky draw

July 02 2017

Details

Date: 2017/07/02
Time: 8:45 am - 11:00 am
Cost: R100
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Venue

Clifton

Clifton 4th Beach
Cape Town, Western Cape 8005 South Africa

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Phone:

+27 (0) 72 602 2557

Schedule

  • Schedule (*Jun,Jul,Aug is an hour later)
  • Sign-in: 08:45-09:45
  • Briefing: 10:00-10:05
  • Start: 10:10/10:15 [long] 10:20 [short]
  • Finish: 12:00 (Expected)
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