Do you have aspirations of one day swimming from Robben Island to Big Bay, swimming the English Channel or just want to give cold water swimming a try?
Then challenge yourself this winter with the Jeffreys Bay Cold Water Classic.
Swimmers can experience the thrill and challenge of swimming a triple mile in sub 15 degree water where swimmers wear one Speedo type costume, goggles and a standard silicone swim cap.
For the faint hearted who perhaps are just looking for something to keep them busy through winter or want to give cold water swimming a try without going to extremes; there will be a mile and double mile swim where swimmers may wear wetsuits if they chose to.
Only pre entries will be accepted for the Cold Water Classic.
Registrations are open and no late entries will be allowed for safety reasons.
Event Date: 16 July 2016
Race Times: Mile, Double Mile and Triple Mile all start at 9:30am
Venue: Marina Martinique, Jeffreys Bay
Event organiser: Brenton Williams 083 549 6795
More information can be found at www.swimmingplus.com
The Cold Water Classic forms part of the annual www.jbaywinterfest.com and is sponsored by Woodlands Dairy, Nicholas Melck Properties, Oakley Sunglasses and Red Bull.
One lucky swimmer open water swimmer will be winning 2 nights accommodation for 2 at The Sands @ St Francis.
The Sands is a luxurious African beach house, located in the picturesque seaside village of St. Francis Bay, that offers spacious en-suite bedrooms, all with uninterrupted views of the majestic Indian Ocean and the endless stretches of pristine St Francis Bay coastline.
The prize will be in the form of a lucky draw for a pre entered swimmer.