Course Details

This is a map of the course:

Course Map

The swim will be tide-assisted.  The distance is approximately 11.5 km, which is divided up into three legs:

LegDistance (approx)
Leg 14.9 km
Leg 23.3 km
Leg 33.3 km

Prizes will be awarded to overall categories for both wetsuit and non-wetsuit top 3, plus spot prizes.

Water Temperature

 22/0528/05   
Waveney River Centre16.8°17.7°
Beccles17.2°17.7°

WAVE DETAILS

Wave 1 – PINK GREEN WAVE 1

  • Registration: Open from 8:15am, closes at 9:05am
  • Coach collection (Swimmer #1 & #2): 9:10am
  • Arrive at Waveney River Centre: 9:30am
  • Swim briefing: 9:50am
  • Swim Start: 10:15am
  • Swimmer #2 relay collection (Waveney River Centre): 10:20am
  • Swimmer #3 briefing (Beccles Quay): 11:15am
  • Swimmer #3 relay collection (Beccles Quay): 11:30am

Wave 2 – BLUE

  • Registration: Open from 9:10am, closes at 10:00am
  • Coach collection: 10:05am
  • Arrive at Waveney River Centre: 10:25am
  • Swim briefing: 10:30am
  • Swim Start: 10:45am

Wave 3 – RED

  • Registration: Open from 9:10am, closes at 10:00am
  • Coach collection: 10:05am
  • Arrive at Waveney River Centre: 10:25am
  • Swim briefing: 10:55am
  • Swim Start: 11:10am

Wave 4 – PURPLE GREEN WAVE 2

  • Registration: Open from 10:00am, closes at 10:50am
  • Coach collection (Swimmer #1 & #2): 10:55am
  • Arrive at Waveney River Centre: 11:15am
  • Swim briefing: 11:25am
  • Swim Start: 11:40am
  • Swimmer #2 relay collection: 11:50am
  • Swimmer #3 relay briefing: 12:15pm
  • Swimmer #3 relay collections: 12:30pm

Event Summary

  • Swim is tow float compulsory to aid swimmer visibility
  • Event registration will be at Beccles Quay where the course finishes
  • All solo entrants will be transported by coach to the swim start at the Waveney River Centre based on wave start time (included in the event price)
  • Relay swimmers will be transported to changeovers using dayboats from Hippersons boatyard.
  • Waves start time to be confirmed, with each wave having a different swim cap colour
  • Feed stops for individuals are optional, but yummy snacks will be available for those wanting to stop
  • Entry to the water at the start is via a slipway
  • Entry / exit to the water at all feed stops and the finish is via ladder, and as directed by event staff
  • Event entry includes a drawstring bag - these are the only bags that we will transport back to the finish for you
  • There are toilet and shower facilities available at Beccles Quay
  • There are toilets available at the Waveney River Centre