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4th Swim Around Sa Dragonera- Swim the World @ Sa Dragonera. Andratx (Mallorca)
May 1 – May 2 all-day

Swim around Sa Dragonera

Swimming around an island: a spectacular challenge! From the Mallorca coast, full of light and life, to the dark side of the Cap de Llebeig where the Mediterranean Sea reveals its strength. It’s a long, dark crossing, fringing dizzying cliffs and impressive depths. The breathing of the kayakists and the people following in the boats shows us the light. After surrounding The Cap de Tramontana the sea is shallow again and we‘ll get closer to the Port de Sa Dragonera, where we will have started this 9,500m crossing. We also organise every year a shorter version of 3.200m.


Long route 9.500 m

Short Route 3.200 m

Alternative A in bad weather conditions - 5.000 m

Alternative B in bad weather conditions - 5.100 m

Accomodation and transfers

All swimmers and friends or relatives who want to come to the 4th Sa Dragonera crossing will be offered two kinds of packs. Both are adjustable to everybody’s travel plan and have to be booked sending an e-mail to  info@nedaelmon.com

  • Pack Transfers + 1 night: includes all the transfers and one night at the Apartaments Villa Real** sharing a room (the night from Saturday to Sunday) .
  • Pack Transfers + 2 nights: includes all the transfers and two nights at the Apartaments Villa Real** sharing a room (the nights from Friday to Sunday).

In case you don’t want to share a room, please consult at info@nedaelmon.com


  • Swimmers transfers. Swimmers will be transferred to Sa Dragonera by motorboat, parting from the Sant Elm beach from 7.30 am onwards.
  • Relatives and friends. The organisation will provide sailboats to all friends and relatives  who would like to follow the crossing. The boats too will sail around the beautiful island. They will also part from the Sant Elm beach and start following  the swimmers as soon as all of them have parted from Sa Dragonera. They will go back to the Sa Dragonera port before the first swimmer gets there, so everybody will be able to see the arrival of all of them.
  • Insurances. All swimmers and all volunteers will have a liability insurance and an insurance against accidents.
  • Briefing. There will be an informative briefing for the swimmers the day before the crossing, Saturday May 31st, at 7pm, at the Andratx Yacht Club.
  • Local information. At the briefing the organisation will also provide information about several activities (cultural visits, excursions to the Sa Dragonera Natural Park and other areas in the neighbourhood) to all the people who would like to spend the weekend there.
  • Wetsuit rental. You can rent a wetsuit at Neda el Món.
  • Cloakroom service. There will be a cloakroom service at the start and arrival area.
  • Food and drink supplies. The organisation will supply, at specific places, food and drinks during and after the event.
  • Security / Medical Service. In first place the kayaks will provide security. In case anybody needs to be evacuated, pneumatic boats are available. There will be a medical service and an ambulance at the Sant Elm beach.
  • Closure Lunch. The final event of the weekend will be a lunch prepared by our friend, the Majorcan chef Germán Navas. Last year he prepared us a delicious “fideuà”  and this year he will surprise us with a “pica-pica” and a paella. Lunch will be at the Andratx Yacht Club at 3pm.
Águas Abertas de Câmara Lobos, Funchal/Câmara Lobos, Madeira, Portugal @ Funchal/Câmara Lobos, Madeira
May 1 – May 2 all-day
Date:  Thursday, 1 May, 2014 (All day)
Águas Abertas de Câmara Lobos
Águas Abertas de Machico, Ponta São Lourenço/Machico, Portugal @ Machico, Portugal
May 1 – May 2 all-day
Date:  Saturday, 31 May, 2014 (All day)

Águas Abertas de Machico


Águas Abertas
Organização: Associação de Natação da Madeira

Gr8events Open Water Swim, Richmond, Great Britain @ Gr8events Open Water Swim
May 1 – May 2 all-day
Hans-Fahrenhorst-Schwimmen- 32# Möhnesee Langstrecken- und Flossenschwimmen, Soest, Germany @ 32# Möhnesee Langstrecken- und Flossenschwimmen
May 1 – May 2 all-day
Date:  Thursday, 1 May, 2014 (All day)


Einladung zum

8. Hans-Fahrenhorst-Schwimmen

31. Möhnesee Langstrecken- und Flossenschwimmen

der DLRG Ortsgruppe Soest e.V.

am 1. Mai 2013

an der Wachstation Möhnesee-Wamel






Liebe Freundinnen und Freunde,

auch im Jahr 2013 möchten wir Euch herzlich einladen, Euch wieder ins kalte Wasser des Möhnesees zu stürzen oder den mutigen Schwimmern dabei  zuzuschauen – dieses Jahr sogar mit einem Jubiläum: Wir feiern den 30. Start des Soester DLRG Langstrecken- und Flossenschwimmens. Für das leibliche Wohl während der Veranstaltung ist, wie immer, gegen einenkleinen Unkostenbeitrag gesorgt.

Mit sportlichen Gruß

<tt>Der Vorstand der DLRG Ortsgruppe Soest e.V.</tt>

Der Wettkampf

Die Strecken über 500m, 1000m und 1500m führen über einen Rundkurs, bei dem der Start- und Zielpunkt sich jeweils direkt vor der Wachstation befinden. Durch die kurze 500m-Strecke ist der Wettkampf nun auch für Jugendliche interessant, die sich erstmalig an einer  Freigewässerstrecker versuchen möchten.

Alles weitere zum Wettkampf findet Ihr in der Ausschreibung.

Fiji Pearls swim @ Daku Resort
May 1 @ 7:00 am – May 3 @ 7:00 am

We are proud to launch the Fiji Pearls swim - the first major open water ocean swim event in Fiji’s north. The event is sponsored by J. Hunter Pearls, Fiji’s major producer of premium quality Fiji pearls, based in Savusavu, who are giving the winners' prizes of beautiful Fiji pearls. Accommodation is with the organizers at Daku Resort.

Fiji’s clear warm waters offer a beautiful environment in which to swim. We are offering two long-distance swims with an easy short swim on the day between. We hope you’ll participate in all three, but you are free to choose just one if you prefer.


Wednesday May 29 :                         10 km  (6.2 miles)                   8.30am 

From Daku Resort beach to Jean-Michel Cousteau Resort jetty and back  (high tide 10.30 so swimmers will swim with rising tide on first leg and falling tide on return)

 Thursday May 30:                  2 km (1.24 miles)                    9.30 am

From J Hunter Pearls farm platform to Daku Resort (high tide 11.30 so swimmers will swim with rising tide)

 Friday  May 31 :                      5 km (3.1 miles)                      10.30. am

Jean-Michel Cousteau Resort jetty to Daku Resort beach (high tide 12.30  so swimmer will swim with rising tide)  


The swim between Daku Resort and Jean-Michel Cousteau Resort runs in a straight line along the coast. It follows the last sweep of Savusavu Bay which is protected from the south easterly trade winds that can sometimes make the sea choppy on the other side of the peninsula. The water is warm and clear. There are coral heads from time to time although they are closer in to the shore line than the swim route. We pass two groups of oyster pearl lines belonging to the J Hunter Pearl farm on the way.

The 5k swim will run from the beach at Daku Resort to the jetty at Jean-Michel Cousteau Resort. The 10k swim runs the same course, and then turns back to return to Daku Resort.

The 2k swim on the day between  will start at the Fiji Pearls farming platform which is anchored between the two resorts, and once again runs back up along the coastline to Daku Resort.

We are also offering  a two day swim safari on the weekend after the swims.

Warrington Dolphins LDSC Budworth Mere (Nr. Northwich, Cheshire), Great Britain @ (Nr. Northwich, Cheshire), Great Britain
May 1 @ 4:45 pm
Date:  Saturday, 31 May, 2014 - 09:45

Warrington Dolphins LDSC Budworth Mere (Nr. Northwich, Cheshire) 1, 2 & 3 miles. Novice/Veterans/Senior/Junior. Freestyle/Breaststroke. Contact: Mrs Michaela Richard . Email budworth@warrington-dolphins.co.uk (Run under BLDSA rules)Start: 9.45am

Fresh Water Relay, Colònia Sant Jordi (Mallorca), Spain @ Fresh Water Relay
May 1 @ 5:00 pm
Date:  Saturday, 31 May, 2014 - 10:00


Distance: 4x500m

Date: Sat 31st, May 2014

Start time:  17.00h.

Place4x500m starting and finishing at Playa del Marqués.
Swimmers under 15 can swim this event.

Description:  This will be one of the funnest events of the week with teams racing a 500m course over 4 laps. There will be 4 competitions in one, with a family relay winner, a female relay winner, a male relay winner and a mixed relay winner. Your team has to be made up of a minimum of 2 people and a maximum of 4. Any one person can only swim a maximum of 2 legs in the relay.

Wetsuit: Optional

Entry fee:  45 euros per team – 30 euros entries before 1st of January.

Prizes for this event:

Prizes will be published here soon.

Salty Sea Dog Long Swims 1, Boscombe, Great Britain @ BH5, UK
May 1 @ 7:00 pm
Date:  Saturday, 31 May, 2014 - 12:00

Salty Sea Dog Long Swim 31st May 2014


The event will be held at Boscombe beach and is a real must for any one looking for a slightly more challenging open water swim.

Why not make a day of it and join us for the Salty Sea Dog Triathlon in the morning?


Event Information

Event Salty Sea Dog Long Swims
Date May 31st, 28th June, 12th July, 26th July and 23rd Aug 2014
Type Open water, sea swim race
Cost 3.8km = £25.  2.5km = £22
Closing Date Online entries close 2 days pre event. Cash entries taken on day at + £2.
Distances 3.8km swim or 2.5km swim
Location Overstand Building, Undercliff Drive, Boscombe, BH5 1BN >>Map

12:00 Race registration opens
Race briefings 10 mins before the start time. Held on the start line.
13:00 2.5k and 3.8km swim starts
15:00 Cut off time for all swimmers
15:20 Prize presentation
Please see the link above 'Download Info Pack'  for further details published approx 2 weeks before the event.


Both swim races at the  Bournemouth Long swim will be beach starts between the start flags. The course will be marked by large inflatable marker buoys and a large course map will clearly indicate each course. The course layout is subject to change due to weather conditions. The course takes swimmers approx 400 meters from the coast and gives a sense of real 'adventure'.

Click on the above picture to load the full map

Although Boscombe is well sheltered they may be a possibility of some surf conditions. Advice from the life guard team will be sought and if necessary the swim will be postponed. This event has been run successfully for a number of years with out the need to postpone due to weather conditions. Any decision will be made with the swimmers best interest in mind.

Latest weather forecasts will be linked to this page as the event date approaches. Any change of plan will be communicated via this web page and by email to all entered participants.

Facilities at the venue
A 100% accurate courses
Chip timing to give quick results displayed on a large screen
Highly visible course marker buoys
Large scaled map of the course
Qualified life guard cover and rescue boat:
Car parking area above the beach. Pay and display
Hot Showers
Male and Female Changing rooms
Event Swim Shop
Wetsuit hire
Cafe for hot drinks/food at The Urban Reef

For 3.8km Swim. 1st, 2nd and 3rd male and female overall
1st male and female vet (40 and over)
1st male and female super vet (50 and over)
For 2.5km Swim 1st, 2nd and 3rd male and female overall
1st male and female vet (40 and over)
1st male and female super vet (50 and over)
Age defined by age at the 31st December 2013

Spectators can get  a great view of the action either from the beach or from up on the cliff top. The Urban Reef Beach cafe has a excellent all weather viewing area of the beach and swim course.  Perfect for spectators and arm chair sports enthusiasts!

Xterra Swim Series (2) Coniston, Great Britain @ Coniston Hall Camp Site LA21 8AS
May 1 @ 10:00 pm
Date:  Saturday, 31 May, 2014 - 15:00

Coniston 31/05/2014 Enter Online

Event Information


Saturday 31st May 2014 3pm


1500m and 3000m


Coniston Hall Camp Site LA21 8AS

Enter Online

Online Entry

The first of the four MyTriEvents open water swim races taking place during 2014, this is your opportunity to swim in the majestic Coniston Water. Featuring the 3km long and 1.5km short distances, this event provides the ideal opportunity for you to test your open water swimming against the clock and other like-minded swimmers.

Both of these events are open to swimmers of all abilities from the experienced athlete, to those looking to take their first strokes in open water.

For those hardcore enough, this event also provides a great warm up for the legendary Coniston Old Man Triathlon, which takes place the day after from the same venue. Have you got what it takes to do both!

Event Overview

Time: 3pm

Date: Saturday 31st May

Distance: 1.5km or 3km

Location: Coniston Hall, Coniston (LA21 8AS) Parking available

Registration: Coniston Hall, Coniston (LA21 8AS) 1pm-2:30pm

Cost: £20 (You can also enter the 4 part swim series here for only £60)


The Swims

Both swims start at the stunning Coniston Hall landing point on the western shore of Coniston Water. The 1.5km short course takes in one lap with the 3km long course doing two laps. Both races will set of together and be marshalled by our safety kayakers, who will be on hand to ensure your safety, as well as providing much needed encouragement!

Every swimmer will also benefit from chip timing on the day, provided by SMaRTiming, so you can accurately time your performance. Wetsuits are recommend, but we welcome any swimmers wishing to take on the challenge without a wetsuit.

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