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A Sea Swim in the River Tay Estuary

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Championship Monifieth
Distance 3.25 miles - Tide Assisted
Date of Swim Saturday 24th June, 2017
Time of Swim 13:30
Entry Cost £30 (£16 if supplying own Boat & Crew
Closing Date Wednesday 24th May, 2017
Eligibility First & Second Claim Club Members
Age Groups

Junior - 13 to 16 years in year of swim.

Senior - 17 years and over in year of swim.

Tide Making
Stroke(s) Freestyle/Breaststroke


Briefing Briefing will take place on the day at the YeAABA Clubhouse at 12:50, prompt. The briefing will take place outdoors so please ensure you bring warm clothing.
Start On the starters/referees instruction, swimmers should promptly access the water via the beach and form a line facing up-river. Start will be by loud hailer or whistle.
Course This is a tidally assisted, point-to-point, straight-line up-river course using the flooding flow of the river, with a slight bend around the Castle point, TOUCH AND TURN BACK DOWN THE RIVER AT THE RNLI JETTY. The line will be as straight as the current and your ability permits. Please follow your boat at all times. This swim will be run under YeAABA Club Championship rules.
Finish By touching the river-facing wall of the YeAABA pier. N.B. A swimmer finishing, but missing the touch due to tidal conditions will be accorded with a certificate but no official time or place in the race.
Costumes Only traditional (must not extend beyond the end of the shoulder onto the upper arm and lower than the crotch onto the upper leg) swimming costumes/trunks will be permitted. NO WETSUITS, NO BODYSUITS. Two swimming caps may be worn.
Presentation Presentation of Awards will take place after the swim at the YeAABA clubhouse. The following Categories will be awarded:


Junior Girls Championship
The Kay Currie Cup
Senior Ladies Championship
Janet Wilson Cup
Senior Ladies Breaststroke
Steve Hackney Trophy
Junior Boys Championship
The Kay Currie Cup
Senior Gents Championship
Charles Alexander Cup
Senior Gents Breaststroke
Kirsty Melville Trophy


In addition to the annual awards 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place finishers in each category will be awarded a unique
‘Ian D. McIntosh’ medal in Gold, Silver or Bronze. All finishers will receive a personalized certificate.



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