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Barbados Open Water Festival

06-10 nov 2024 (Wed - Sun)

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10 km, 5 km, 3,33km, 2km, 1,50km

Barbados Open Water Festival

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Join Barbados Open Water Festival 2024

The Festival runs for five fabulous days - three days of practice swims and two days of "Races".  You can choose to swim one day or all five! Experience three open water swimming locations in Barbados.  The races are a wonderful mix of ages and abilities, serious swimmers and swimmers just there for enjoyment. Distances: 1.5K, 3.3K, 5K, 10K.  Every year we welcome numerous first time "sea-swimmers". Finisher Medals & Age Category Medals. Random prizes - swim and you may win!

Over the years many familiar faces of the open water world have been seen at the Festival - Olympians, World Champions, Masters Champions, marathon swimmers, Triple Crowners, Pan Am Medallists, National Champs, Ice swimmers, World Record Holders, Pro-triathletes, Swim Administrators & more.

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Course details

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Course highlights
Wed. Nov. 6th - Practice Swim #1 - Carlisle Bay
2K Open Water Swim in Carlisle Bay, similar route to weekend Swim races on 9th & 10th. Guests will gather at the Barbados Yacht Club at 4pm for welcome briefing. Guided Swim will start at 4.30pm.

Thur. Nov. 7th - Practice Swim #2 - Batts Rock Beach
2K Open Water Swim along the "platinum" West Coast from the La Cabane Beach Bar on Batts Rock Beach in St. James just outside of Bridgetown. Guests will gather at the trendy beach bar, La Cabane for a 4pm briefing, Guided Swim will start at 4.30pm.
Chartered buses will be arranged for return transportation US$16 per person. The Chartered buses will depart from Hasting Rocks Promenade on the South Coast Boardwalk at 3.30pm (this is a very central location on the South Coast Main Rd.) and leave La Cabane at 7pm to return to Hastings Rocks.
Sign up for the transport when entering online, alternatively guests can arrange their own transportation.
Chartered bus from Hastings Rocks to Batts Rock Beach is approx. 20 mins. ​After the swim, guests are invited to relax and enjoy the sunset from La Cabane.

​Friday Nov. 8th - Practice Swim #3 - Miami Beach
2K Open Water Swim on the South Coast. Guests will gather at the popular Miami Beach (also known as Enterprise Beach) for 4pm briefing, Guided Swim will start at 4.30pm.
​Drinks & Dinner at your own leisure.
Guests can arrange their own transportation to and from Sandy Beach, it is super easy by the frequent bus service on the south coast rd. or by taxi.

Saturday Nov. 9th: 1.5K Swim
​7.00 am to 8:20am: Registration & Check in for the 1.5K Swims
​All swimmers entered in the 1.5K Swim race are invited to check-in at the Barbados Yacht Club between 7.00am and 8:20 am. At check-in swim caps & ankle bracelets with time chip will be issued and then number marked on arm and leg. No new entries will be accepted for the timed 1.5K race on race day.

Sunday Nov. 10th: 3.3K, 5K, 10K Swims
6.15am: Registration & Check in for the 10K Swim only.
​6.45am: Race Briefing for 10k Swim only
​7am: Race Start for the 10km Swim only
Six laps (1.67k each) in Carlisle Bay. No new entries will be accepted on race day.
7.15am to 8:15am: Registration & Check in for the 3.3K and 5K Swim Races no new entries accepted on race day.
8.30am: Race Briefing on the Beach
9am: Race Start for the 3.3K Swim Race
9.02am: Race Start for the 5K Swim Race
3.3K - 2 laps (1.67k each lap).
​5K - 3 laps.
​ ​10K Swimmers - please note that Swimmers in the 3.3K and 5K Races will be joining you on the same Swim course at the 9am and 9.10am start times for those races. By this time the 10K field should be well spread out and so there it should not present a challenge for any of the swimmers in either race.
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Start address: Barbados Yacht Club, Bay Street, Bridgetown, Barbados

Finish address: Barbados Yacht Club, Bay Street, Bridgetown, Barbados

Registrati

Registration closes on 06 novembre (165 giorni sinistra)

Guided Open Water Swim in Carlisle Bay

2,00 Km

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18 EUR


Guided Open Water Swim from La Cabane Beach Bar

2,00 Km

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18 EUR


Guided Open Water Swim at Miami Beach

2,00 Km

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18 EUR


'Just for Fun' Swim

1,50 Km

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32 EUR


Open Water Swim Race

1,50 Km

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46 EUR


Swim the Bay 3.33km Race

3,33 Km

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55 EUR


Swim the Bay 5km Race

5,00 Km

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60 EUR


Swim the Bay 10km Race

10,00 Km

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69 EUR


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What’s included

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  • done Finisher medal

  • done Timing chip (single use)

  • done Parking info

  • done Drink Stations info

  • done Nutrition Stations info

  • done Medical Assistance

  • done Bag drop info

  • done Toilets

  • done Shower

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When and where can I collect my BIB/race pack?

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For the 1.5km on Saturday 9th Swimmers are required to check in at the registration desk between 7am – 8.20am to receive swim cap and timing chip. For the 10km on Sunday 10th Swimmers are required to check in at the registration desk at 6.15am to receive swim cap and timing chip. For the 3.33km and 5km Swimmers are required to check in at the registration desk between 7.15am – 8.15am and to receive swim cap and timing chip.

Cut-off times

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Maximum time for 1.5km swim is 90 minutes. Maximum time for 3.3km and 5km swims is 2.5 hours. The 10km maximum time is 4.5 hours. Swimmers who are still in the water after these deadlines may be picked up by the boats.

Barbados Open Water Festival

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