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Sep
27
Tue
2016
Águas Abertas do Porto Santo, Calheta-Cais do Porto Santo, Madeira, Portugal @ Calheta / Cais do Porto Santo
Sep 27 all-day
Swim the Costa Brava race @ L´escala, Gerona (Costa Brava). SPAIN
Sep 27 – Sep 28 all-day

Swim The Costa Brava aims at becoming the meeting point for all the open water swimmers at national as well as international level.

We understand that certain trends have changed and so have the concerns of thousands of followers and sportsmen enthusiasts of open water swimming. The first stage (Swim the Costa Brava) within the European Open Water Swimming Championship is born precisely out of the desire to address these changes and to honour this sports disicpline.

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS:

Race: Swim the Costa brava
Location: Cala Montgó, l’Escala (Spain)
Dates: 21st and 22nd of September 2013
Distances: 1.5 km / 3.5 km / 6.o km
Limited number of participants: 300
This event qualifies for the PROSwim Challenge.

You can either fly to Barcelona International Airport, called Barcelona El Prat airport or to the Girona/Costa Brava airport. May we remind you that transfers are provided from/to Barcelona and Girona Airports for those participants booking our ACCOMMODATION + TRANSFER package. 

Sep
28
Wed
2016
BLDSA Lynn Regis (Norfolk), Great Britain @ Norfolk Great Britain
Sep 28 all-day
Swim the Costa Brava Secret Swim 7, Barcelona, Spain @ Costa Brava
Sep 28 all-day

Secret swims in Costa Brava

This season our technical team offers all open water lovers the possibility to indulge in a different type of training in the most spectacular spots off the beaten track of the Catalan coast.

Secret Swims are born out of this philosophy. “Secret” in this context means that, on the one hand, training takes place in uncrowded and secluded spots, and, on the other hand, the swimming location is not disclosed to the participants until  the very same day of the activity.

These sessions are designed for swimmers who not only enjoy every single stroke but also delight in the beauty of the surroundings. Thus, on the day of the training we will make several stops to take pictures and have a snack in spots accessible only through swimming.

secret-swims-foto4

Dates: Saturdays & Sundays
March—-30th               August—–10th
April——6th                  Sept——–28th
May——11th                 October—–5th
June——8th                   Novemb—2nd
July——-27th

Location: The swimming location won’t be disclosed until the very same day of the activity.
Duration: All day—-Swimmers must bring along their lunch—-
Distance: The swim itinerary might take from 4k up to 6K
Training fee: EUR 35 per session
Contact:  info@swimthecostabrava.com
Meeting point:  Car Park at the Nova Marbella (or Mar Bella) beach in Barcelona (depending on the origin of the participants a different meeting point can be arranged).

The session includes:
-On-site coach directing and adapting the session to the group’s level
-Gift bag: Silicone cap + energetic drinks & bars
-Kayak or boat escorting swimmers during the activity
-Photographic report and video recording.

Without extra charge:

-Transfer (up to 7 seats) from Barcelona city.

Equipment:

Thanks to a cooperation agreement with ZOOT sports brand you can get now 50% reduction on wetsuit rental. Get a fantastic wetsuit for only E 15 a day! We will bring it along to the activity for you.

secret-swims-foto3

Requirements:

  • It is mandatory to take out accident insurance. Our company can arrange it for you for 2.5.€ per participant.
  • The participants declare to be in good physical conditions and not having any injury that might aggravate as the result of the training. Thus, the participants declare to be physically apt for the open water swimming route as well as participating on a voluntary basis, accepting all the risks and situations that might derive from their participation in the training.
Travessia Dos Templários, Serra Tomar, Portugal
Sep 28 all-day
Inaugural Newport Sharkfest Swim @ Newport Harbor
Sep 28 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

The Newport Sharkfest Swim will take place along the historic waterfront of Newport, home of the America's Cup Hall of Fame. The swim will go from the harbormaster’s dock at Perotti Park in front of the Newport Marriott Hotel. It will be an in-water start in waves of 75 to proceed past the docks on your left side and anchored sailboats on the right side of the swimming channel. The 1500 meter swim will be a straight shot down the harbor to finish on the beach at King Park in the shadow of the statue of Rochambeau. Post event festivities will take place in the park, including the awards ceremony and the appropriate post swim fare.  The event is limited to 400 participants, so don’t wait to register!

PLEASE NOTE: This swim is not for novices. This event is for experienced open-water swimmers only. You should be able to swim one mile comfortably in a pool in under 40 minutes.

Oct
3
Mon
2016
48h Spremberg, Germany
Oct 3 – Oct 5 all-day
Oct
4
Tue
2016
Swim the Costa Brava race @ L´escala, Gerona (Costa Brava). SPAIN
Oct 4 – Oct 5 all-day

Swim The Costa Brava aims at becoming the meeting point for all the open water swimmers at national as well as international level.

We understand that certain trends have changed and so have the concerns of thousands of followers and sportsmen enthusiasts of open water swimming. The first stage (Swim the Costa Brava) within the European Open Water Swimming Championship is born precisely out of the desire to address these changes and to honour this sports disicpline.

TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS:

Race: Swim the Costa brava
Location: Cala Montgó, l’Escala (Spain)
Dates: 21st and 22nd of September 2013
Distances: 1.5 km / 3.5 km / 6.o km
Limited number of participants: 300
This event qualifies for the PROSwim Challenge.

You can either fly to Barcelona International Airport, called Barcelona El Prat airport or to the Girona/Costa Brava airport. May we remind you that transfers are provided from/to Barcelona and Girona Airports for those participants booking our ACCOMMODATION + TRANSFER package. 

Oct
5
Wed
2016
Mott’s Channel Sprint @ Blockade Runner Resort
Oct 5 all-day

Mott’s Channel Sprint starts at the Blockade Runner Resort, located on Wrightsville Beach, and finishes across the intracoastal at the Dockside Restaurant on Airlie Road.  The course is approximately 1.3 miles long and is a point to point swim.  The race will start at a high tide (based off of the Masonboro  Inlet tide chart) to try and ensure a slight incoming to slack tide throughout the 1.3 mile swim.  At the start swimmers will cross Banks Channel and enter Mott’s Channel (that stretch is about .25 mile) where they will swim past/around South Harbor Island, past Seapath Towers (about .55 mile), past Atlantic Marine, past Marine Max, cross over the ICW, and finally finishing at the Dockside Restaurant (about  .55 miles).   This is a great swim that starts with a straight path across Bank’s Channel into Mott’s Channel where you’ll want to stay about 15-20ft off the docks and pilings; take a slight right along South Harbor Island; cut across the channel to the marsh where again you’ll want to stay about 10-15ft off the docks and pilings; follow the marsh through the channel until you see Dockside in your view and then cut straight to the finish.

Swim the Costa Brava Secret Swim 8, Barcelona, Spain @ Costa Brava
Oct 5 all-day

Secret swims in Costa Brava

This season our technical team offers all open water lovers the possibility to indulge in a different type of training in the most spectacular spots off the beaten track of the Catalan coast.

Secret Swims are born out of this philosophy. “Secret” in this context means that, on the one hand, training takes place in uncrowded and secluded spots, and, on the other hand, the swimming location is not disclosed to the participants until  the very same day of the activity.

These sessions are designed for swimmers who not only enjoy every single stroke but also delight in the beauty of the surroundings. Thus, on the day of the training we will make several stops to take pictures and have a snack in spots accessible only through swimming.

secret-swims-foto4

Dates: Saturdays & Sundays
March—-30th               August—–10th
April——6th                  Sept——–28th
May——11th                 October—–5th
June——8th                   Novemb—2nd
July——-27th

Location: The swimming location won’t be disclosed until the very same day of the activity.
Duration: All day—-Swimmers must bring along their lunch—-
Distance: The swim itinerary might take from 4k up to 6K
Training fee: EUR 35 per session
Contact:  info@swimthecostabrava.com
Meeting point:  Car Park at the Nova Marbella (or Mar Bella) beach in Barcelona (depending on the origin of the participants a different meeting point can be arranged).

The session includes:
-On-site coach directing and adapting the session to the group’s level
-Gift bag: Silicone cap + energetic drinks & bars
-Kayak or boat escorting swimmers during the activity
-Photographic report and video recording.

Without extra charge:

-Transfer (up to 7 seats) from Barcelona city.

Equipment:

Thanks to a cooperation agreement with ZOOT sports brand you can get now 50% reduction on wetsuit rental. Get a fantastic wetsuit for only E 15 a day! We will bring it along to the activity for you.

secret-swims-foto3

Requirements:

  • It is mandatory to take out accident insurance. Our company can arrange it for you for 2.5.€ per participant.
  • The participants declare to be in good physical conditions and not having any injury that might aggravate as the result of the training. Thus, the participants declare to be physically apt for the open water swimming route as well as participating on a voluntary basis, accepting all the risks and situations that might derive from their participation in the training.