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Notice to Mariners Annual Harbour swim – Sunday 16 August, 2020

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Please note the (90th) Annual Harbour swim will take place on Sunday 16 August, 2020
All harbour users are directed to keep clear of the swimmers; this includes both watercraft and shore-side rod fishermen.
Additionally – boats moored in the East Bight are not to operate their engines.

The Mens’ Race is scheduled to start at approximately 09:15 hours
The Ladies’ Race is scheduled to start at approximately 10:15 hours
The Mens’ and Ladies’ races will have the same course which will last approximately fifty minutes each
HW 10:30 hours

The course will be as follows:
START at the RSGYC Slipway – swim directly to the East Pier Lighthouse
TURN toward the East Pier and thence parallel to the East Pier (inside the moorings) to the Bandstand
TURN towards the head of the Carlisle Pier
TURN and then a straight line to the FINISH at the RSGYC Slipway

For further safety, all other Harbour users are to comply with any instructions given by the attending Race Marshals. The Marshals will be in guard boats or canoes that
accompany the swimmers and will wear High Visibility jackets as an identity

N.B. Race times are provisional and may be subject to change