Poole Swim @ Sandbanks June 2016

Information and registration

18 June 2016

The Poole Swim @ Sandbanks

Saturday June 18th 

Online entry is now closed. There will be entries on the day.

Starts from 08:45am, Registration from 7:30am

With a rectangular swim course that tracks the coast down the Sandbanks Peninsula and back, this really is sea swimming at its best. The Poole Swim @ Sandbanks includes swim distances of 500 metres, 1, 1.5 kilometres, 2 kilometres, and a 3km+ distance making it perfect for beginners and experienced sea swimmers alike.

Distance Price Age limits Cut-off time
500 metre sea swim £31 Minimum age 13 on event day  
1 kilometre sea swim or
1.5 kilometre sea swim
£35 Minimum age 15 on event day Must be able to complete in under 60 minutes
2 kilometre sea swim £36 Mimimum age 17 on event day Must be able to complete in under 80 minutes
3 kilometre PLUS sea swim (see note below) £36 Mimimum age 17 on event day Must be on final lap at 75 minutes, all out at 90 minutes

The 3 kilometre PLUS swim is for those preparing for a cross-channel attempt or who want a longer challenge. Water temperature is expected to be around 13° so you need to be prepared for the cold. 3k+ swimmers can go round the 500m loop as many times as they want but must have started their final loop by 1 hour and 15 minutes. The final cut-off time is 1 hour and 30 minutes and all swimmers must exit the water at this time.

Safety cut-off: due to safety reasons and the changing tides a final cut-off time of 90 minutes will be enforced from the designated start time

Wetsuits: the use of wetsuits is permitted. The water will be cold, we estimate around 13°C so neoprene gloves, cap and booties may also be used.

Local Poole Lifeguards and qualified medical personnel will be on-site to ensure a safe swim, together with the experienced and highly professional Bspoke water safety and event crew.

Swimmers will receive an event swim cap and an exclusive Swim Series medal. Event-specific T-shirts are also available for purchase via the event entry page.

Race HQ is on the Blue Flag Sandbanks beach, the best postcode to use for your sat nav is BH13 7QQ  A large Pay and Display car park is available from 8am next to the beach.

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 Event information
18 June 2016
Registration is closed
This event is timed by ST App Service. There will be no chip timing for this event. All queries should be sent to the organiser of the event.
For result queries please e-mail: julia@bspokeevents.co.uk
3000 metres
Starts at 08:45
2000 metres
Starts at 08:45
1500 metres
Starts at 08:45
1000 metres
Starts at 08:45
500 metres
Starts at 08:45

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