Club Single Tay

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Championship Club Single Tay
Distance 1 miles - Crossing the river
Date of Swim Sunday 10th of June, 2018
Time of Swim 12:30
Entry Cost £20 (£12 if supplying own Boat & Crew)
Closing Date Thursday 10th of May, 2018
Eligibility First Claim Club Members
Age Groups

Junior - 13 to 16 years in year of swim.

Senior - 17 years and over in year of swim.

Tide High Tide
Stroke(s) Freestyle/Breaststroke

Details

Briefing Briefing will take place on the day at Tayport Harbour Car Park 30 minutes prior to the swim. The briefing will take place outdoors so please ensure you have appropriate warm clothing
Start On the starters/referees instruction, swimmers should promptly access the water via the harbour slipway or ladder, and line up with their 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 is run under YeAABA club champiionship 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:

Trophies

Junior Boys Championship

W.M Galloway Trophy

Senior Gents Championship

Douglas Sherrifs Trophy

Senior Gents Breaststroke

Netta Spence Trophy


Junior Girls Championship

W.G Anderson Trophy

Senior Ladies Championship

William Lindsay Trophy

Senior Ladies Breaststroke

Netta Spence 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.