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A Sea Swim in the River Tay Estuary

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Championship Veterans Single Tay
Distance 1 miles - Crossing the river
Date of Swim 30th (Ladies), 31st (Men) of July, 2016
Time of Swim 12:00 (Ladies), 13:00 (Men)
Entry Cost £20 (£12 if supplying own Boat & Crew
Closing Date Thursday 30th june, 2016
Eligibility First & Second Claim Club Members
Age Groups

Veteran - 40 years and over on the day.

Tide High Tide
Stroke(s) Freestyle/Breaststroke


Briefing Briefing will take place on the day at Tayport Harbour Car Park at 11:30 (Ladies), 12:30 (Men), 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 harbour slipway or ladder, and line up with backs to the harbour wall, west of the harbour entrance. Start will be by loud hailer or whistle.
Course This is a point-to-point, across the tide-ways swim from Tayport Harbour to Broughty Ferry Harbour, and the line is as straight as the currents and your ability permits. You MUST 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 (a red white finish sign will be displayed). 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:


Veteran Gents Championship
YeAABA Veteran Gents Shield
Veteran Gents Breaststroke
Veteran Ladies Championship
Andrea Gellan Trophy
Veteran Ladies Breaststroke


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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