NEW THIS YEAR! The start line for the 1500m has been moved to Britannia Park. The new location allows us to offer a beach start with a maximum of 150 swimmers. Registration fees are the same as classic 3K swim. Online Registration is now open! Registration and Fees: Click here
The swim will start at 9:00am (subject to change). You are requested to park your car at the Nepean Sailing Club and take a free shuttle bus to Britannia Park.
- all participants are asked to bring their own PFD (life jacket) for the shuttles to ensure participation
- a small bag of gear (hat, jacket, re-fillable water bottle) will be useful to enjoy the morning before the swim
At 8:40, the 1500m swimmers will “Walk The Plank” into Britannia Bay. there will be a 5 minute count down to an 8:45 am in water start. You may leave your personal gear on the shuttle boats for transport to BYC for pickup after your swim.
Timing will be provided although there will only be overall awards for this category, no age groups. Swimmers in the 1500m swim will accumulate participation points and overall rank points towards the “BOTB Team Challenge” and the Global Swim Series.