Veteran's Single Tay

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Championship Veterans Single Tay
Distance 1 miles - Crossing the river
Date of Swim Sunday 2nd of August, 2020
Time of Swim 14:45
Entry Cost £20 (£12 if supplying own Boat & Crew)
Closing Date Sunday 5th July, 2020
Eligibility First & Second Claim Club Members
Age Groups

Veteran - 40 years and over on the day.

Tide High Tide (14:47)
Stroke(s) Freestyle/Breaststroke


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 bring warm clothing
Start On the starters/referees instruction, swimmers should promptly access the water via the harbour slipway or ladder, and line up with 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 will be run under YeAABA Club Championship 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 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 at the YeAABA clubhouse. The following Categories will be awarded:


Veteran Ladies Championship

Andrea Gellan Trophy

Veteran Ladies Breaststroke

Veteran Gents Championship

YeAABA Veteran Gents Shield

Veteran Gents Breaststroke

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.