New Year’s Day Swim 2018

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Clifton Cold Water Mile also known as New Year’s Day Swim

1 January annually . Timed clockwise swim . Midday start.

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Fastest swim of the year… 😉
Challenging yet Fun (without or with a wetsuit)
Participants are affectionately known as ‘Legends‘.

Happy New Year!..

new-years-day

The fastest swim for the year.. 😉
The start is in the shallows, direction of swim is clockwise around 6 buoys, finish is on the beach in front of the crowds..

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

The farthest turn..

(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)..

The way back…

(After the 3rd right-shoulder turn)
Aim for the red roof bungalow on the Ridge..
Its 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 beach and the spectators applause.

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

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Clifton Cold Water Mile a.k.a. New Year’s Day Swim

Meet

Meet at Clifton 4th (about an hour before midday),
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

January 01 2018

Details

Date: 2018/01/01
Time: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Cost: R150
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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

  • Sign in: 11:00-11:45
  • Briefing: 11:50
  • Start: 12:00
  • Finish: 13:00
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Tickets

200 available
New Year's Day Swim 2018R150.00Sign in: 11:00-11:45 Briefing: 11:50 Start: 12:00 Finish: 13:00

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