King of the Bays – Saturday 14 April 2018

Online entries for this event are now closed off. However you CAN STILL ENTER on event day - from 9.30am - 11.15am at Balmain Reserve, Cheltenham Beach for the 'I'm Going Long' 2.5km event and from 12.30pm at Windsor Reserve, Devonport for the 'Torpedo' 750m and 'Banana Boat OceanKids' 200m events.

King of the Bays – Saturday 14 April 2018

Now in Devonport, the King of the Bays, offers an ‘I’m Going Long’ 2.5km from Cheltenham Beach around North Head to Windsor Reserve, a ‘Torpedo’ 750m from Torpedo Bay to Windsor Reserve and also a ‘Banana Boat OceanKids’ 200m, meaning there’s absolutely a swim (or two) to fit your level of awesomeness.

Are you a chlorine junky new to swimming in the briny blue ocean? This is the perfect time and place to dip your toes in the good stuff. A safe and reassuring environment will ensure your confidence grows and your personal challenge is ticked off in style!

Click here to read the Swimmer Information Sheet for the event – which has everything you’ll need to know for event day!

 

Are your 7-12 year old kids enjoying their swimming?

Why not extend their skill range and confidence in a safe and fun environment with the Banana Boat OceanKids – a 200m ocean swim. What better way to encourage your children to have fun and be safe in the ocean, than being surrounded by their peers and inspiring life guards! Find out more here.

Key Event Information

King of the Bays

I'm Going Long

Distance: 2.5km Start Location: Balmain Reserve, Cheltenham Beach
I'm Going Long

King of the Bays

Torpedo

Distance: 750m Start Location: Torpedo Bay, King Edward Parade
Torpedo

King of the Bays

Banana Boat OceanKids

Distance: 200m Start Location: Windsor Reserve
Banana Boat OceanKids

King of the Bays

Contingency Courses

Contingency Course

Decisions for all swims will be made by the Race Director in conjunction with Surf Life Saving NZ

In the event of weather that prevents the swimmers from being able to complete the swim courses safely, the swims maybe altered from the advertised courses to provide the safest and most enjoyable swimming conditions.

If this is the case all competitors will be advised prior by email, text message, on the New Zealand Ocean Swim Series Facebook page and website.

Have questions or need help now?

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