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‘
RELOCATION TO CAMPS BAY TIDAL POOL due to forecast swell exceeding 3.5m
Long route| Short Route:
The route is designed to allow you to test your mettle. “How-far-can-I-go-in-1hour ?” is the question to be answered
Start at shallow buoy 1
Continue to deep buoy 2 and right-shoulder turn to deep buoy 3 .
Right-shoulder turn around shallow buoy 4. Sight the 3 palm trees on the Ridge…
To continue.. right shoulder turn around buoy 1
To finish ..Left-shoulder turn around buoy 4 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
1SOMS = 1st Sunday Of Month Swim
Meet at Clifton 4th,
Sign-in at recorder’s desk (indicating race number),
Acclimatise while awaiting the race briefing,
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 the demarcated route (and listen to any instruction from water safety team),
Take sequenced finish-tag to recorder’s desk,
Attend the lucky draw