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May
1
Sun
2016
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.

Schedule:

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)  

 CONTACT US AT DAKU RESORT FOR BOOKING ENQUIRIES

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.

May
17
Tue
2016
Ben Hair Memorial Open Water Meet @ Lake Anna - Christopher's Run Campground
May 17 – May 18 all-day

The Ben Hair Open Water Race meet features a range of opportunities with race distances from 500m up to 5k, a large block of camping area at the race site (as well as many other lodging options, see below), and an open water clinic for both coaches and swimmers. In an effort to enhance the team aspect of this event we are including team scoring and a new event - the Team Time Trial (also know as the "Team Pursuit"). The result is a meet that can provide the athlete with a range of team-oriented, challenging, and motivating events.

May
18
Wed
2016
LV10K Open Water Swim In Las Vegas! @ Lake Mead NRA
May 18 @ 3:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Featuring the 2013 USMS 10k National Open Water Championship, a 5k and  1 mile open water swim races, Saturday May 18th 2013 just outside of Fabulous Las Vegas. As the sun rises, a gorgeous mountain backdrop greets you, a sight you will never forget. Take on some of the fastest swimmers in the country, or challenge yourself to your best race. Each finisher will be greeted with an award, a cupcake and a post race massage! Please note: The 10K national championship is for members of USMS or FINA. You do not need to qualify for this event. All swimmers must adhere to USMS rules and regualtions. Please visit the website for details.

Jun
1
Wed
2016
III “Moon Marnaton eDreams” in Calonge, Costa Brava, Spain @ Calonge, Spain
Jun 1 – Jun 2 all-day
Open water swimming race , Spain
Place : Calonge, Costa Brava, North Spain
Distance : 1,2 Km / 4,5 Km
Date : June, 1st, 2013
Time : 17:30 / 19:00 pm
"MARNATON de la Lluna" is quite unique.
For the more adventurous among you: a 4,500m event at sunset, finishing at the magical beach of Cala Cristus (Sant Antoni de Calonge). A crossing where every little detail is taken care of along one of the most beautiful and charming stretches of the Costa Brava.
But that’s not all: there will also be a 1,200m crossing for anyone who wants to make their debut in open waters and for young people over the age of 13. A family weekend you won’t forget, It’s not just a crossing, it’s a 360º experience, a whole day full of activities for all the family in the Calonge Internacional Campsite (http://www.intercalonge.com/): kids’ activities, swim clinics, kayak courses and competitions.
More information about the race in : http://www.marnaton.com and about the town of Calonge is on: www.calonge.cat
2nd Annual Aaron Vaughn Memorial Frogman Swim @ 2nd ANNUAL AARON VAUGHN MEMORIAL FROGMAN SWIM
Jun 1 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

This 5K & 1K open water swim (fixed buoy course) will honor one of America's finest. Aaron Vaughn, a member of DEVGRU (SEAL Team VI), was KIA on Aug. 6th, 2011 when a Chinook helicopter crashed in the Tangi River Valley of Afghanistan. All 30 American warriors on board lost their lives that day. This crash represented the single largest loss of life in Naval Special Warfare history.

The Annual Aaron Vaughn Memorial Frogman Swim is the primary fundraiser for Operation 300 Camp. www.operation300.com - an extreme adventure camp for children of fallen soldiers.

All registrants will receive free breakfast, juice, coffee, and fruit as well as a free lunch for our awards celebration! The first 200 registrants will be guaranteed an event sports bag full of goodies, including a specially designed, one-of-a-kind T-shirt from "Forged Clothing~ An American Brand" (A San Diego company founded by 2 Navy SEALs)

This will be a family-fun day. Events will be planned throughout the morning to entertain your children, including a 50 yard Tadpole Swim, so be sure to bring them along!

II Marnaton eDreams Sant Feliu de Guixols, Spain
Jun 1 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Open water swimming race from Canyet to San Feliu de Guixols , Spain
Place : San Feliu de Guixols, Costa Brava North Spain
Distance : 6,0 km
Date : June, 29th, 2013
Time : 10:00 am
Only 1 hour from Barcelona, we hope to see you on the 29th of June for a swim along this route in the waters which run along the spectacular coastline of Sant Feliu de Guixols on the Costa Brava. We hope you can join us to enjoy this breath-taking area of large cliffs, where the rocks mingle with the plant life. We’ll once again be holding the butifarrada (sausage barbecue) to celebrate the finish on the beach.
And as a new feature, as it’s during the school holidays, we’re introducing a KIDS’ event.
More information about the race in : http://www.marnaton.com and about the town of Sant Feliu de Guíxols is on: www.guixols.cat
Jun
2
Thu
2016
Stockholm Royal Park Aquathlon @ Stockholm Royal Park, Sweden
Jun 2 – Jun 3 all-day

We welcome you to the inaugural Stockholm Royal Park Aquathlon June 30th 2013!

www.stockholmaquathlon.com
The athletes choose to complete a 5 or 2 kilometer Open Water Swim, followed by a 21, 14 or 7 kilometer run. They also have the option only to do the 5 or 2 kilometer Swim!

It's a timed race and the athletes will receive a separate Swim-time, Transition-time and Run-time. Our two swim courses are designed to fit all levels of Open Water Swimming and give the athletes an opportunity to experience a mass-start.

The race takes place in The Royal National City Park which is within walking distance from downtown Stockholm and includes the bay Djurgårdsbrunnsviken and the canal Djurgårdsbrunnskanalen.Djurgårdsbrunnsviken was the site for the penthalon, rowing, diving, swimming and water-polo events at the 1912 Summer Olympics in Stockholm.

Jun
9
Thu
2016
Exmouth Fairway Buoy Swim 4.75 Miles, Exmouth, Great Britain @ Exmouth, Great Britain
Jun 9 – Jun 10 all-day
Jun
22
Wed
2016
OWS Race @ Takasu in Fukui @ Takasu Beach
Jun 22 – Jun 23 all-day
Jun
23
Thu
2016
EDOWSC Seahorse Swim, Knoll Beach, Studland, Great Britain @ Knoll Beach, Studland, Great Britain
Jun 23 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

East Dorset Open Water Swimming Club will hold its annual open water swim across the spectacular Studland Bay near Swanage on the Isle of Purbeck by kind permission of the National Trust and in support of the Seahorse Trust.

The swim will be held under BLDSA rules although both wetsuit and non wetsuit competitors may enter.

Start from Knoll Beach, Studland.
Distance 3.8 kms,

Registration from 8 am to 9 am.
Briefing at 9.15 am.
Start time 10 am.

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