Tayport Cup

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Championship Tayport Cup
Distance 1 miles - Crossing the river
Date of Swim Saturday 20th of June, 2020
Time of Swim 15:00
Entry Cost £20 (£12 if supplying own Boat & Crew)
Closing Date Saturday 23th of May, 2020
Eligibility First & Second 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 (15:06)
Stroke(s) Freestyle/Breaststroke


Briefing Briefing will take place on the day at the YeAABA Clubhouse 30 minutes prior to the swim. 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 across the mouth of the harbour. Start will be by loud hailer or whistle.
Course This is a point-to-point, across the tide-ways swim from Broughty Ferry Harbour to Tayport 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 Championship rules.
Finish By touching the river-facing wall to the west of Tayport Harbour entrance. 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 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.
Presentation Presentation of Awards will take place after the swim by courtesy of the Bell Rock Tavern adjacent to the harbour. The following Categories will be awarded:


Junior Boys Championship

The McIntosh Cup

Senior Gents Championship

Tayport Town Council Trophy

Senior Gents Breaststroke

Saunderson Family Trophy

Junior Girls Championship

The Hart Trophy

Senior Ladies Championship

Tayport Cup

Senior Ladies Breaststroke

Evelyn Kirkland Memorial 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.