Discovery Mile

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Championship Discovery Mile
Distance 1 miles - Tide Assisted
Date of Swim Saturday 1st of August, 2020
Time of Swim 13:50
Entry Cost £20
Closing Date Saturday 18th of July, 2020
Eligibility Open to all SASA members
Age Groups

Junior - 13 to 16 years in year of swim.

Senior - 17 years and over in year of swim.

Tide High Tide (13:50)
Stroke(s) Freestyle
Briefing Briefing will take place in the designated area in the lounge of the Beefeater Dundee Restaurant at 9.00am. There are toilets on the premises. After the briefing swimmers will make their own way to the start of the course.
Start Swimmers will enter the water from the a step over the wall near the Bridgeview Station Restaurant, forming a line facing down-river. The race will start by lowering of a flag and by the sound of a whistle or loud-hailer. You will be advised which at the briefing.
Course This is a self-navigated point to point swim on the ebb of the tide finishing at the slipway behind the Discovery Point. The swim is being run under Fina and SASA rules.
Finish By touching the buoy deployed before the exit slipway. N.B. A swimmer finishing, but missing the "touch" due to tidal conditions will be accorded a certificate but no official time or place in the race.
Costumes Costumes must comply with SASA regulations which are the same as FINA in this respect. Open Water Swimwear for both men and women shall not cover the neck, extend past the shoulder, nor shall extend below the ankle. All Open Water swimsuits shall comply with the FINA criteria for materials and approved procedures. Wet suits can only be worn if indicated on the entry form.
Presentation Presentation will be in the Lounge in the Beefeater Restaurant Dundee following the swim. The following categories will be awarded:


Junior Boys Championship

Ian D. Hunter Salver

Senior Gents Championship

Alistair Johnston Salver

Junior Girls Championship

Ian D. Hunter Salver

Senior Ladies Championship

Barbara Johnston Salver

In addition to the annual awards 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place finishers in each category will be awarded a unique 'YeAABA Discovery Mile' medal in Gold, Silver or Bronze. All finishers will receive a personalized certificate.