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Dive into Tradition: Join the Historic Sandy Bay Regatta's Tassal Ocean Swim

A Gathering of Nippers and Solo Adult Swimmers: All in One Historic Swim

A cornerstone of Tasmania’s maritime heritage

Sandy Bay Regatta, a cornerstone of Tasmania’s maritime heritage, invites you to be part of its enduring legacy. From its inception in 1849 at Dunkley’s Point, now the home of Wrest Point, the Regatta has been a beacon of community spirit and aquatic sportsmanship

Join the Excitement at Sandy Bay Regatta's Tassal Ocean Swim!

Club Team Challenge for Youth

Distance: 500 meters

Participants: Exclusively for registered surf club nippers and swim club members.

Age Group: Open to enthusiastic young swimmers aged 10 to 14.

Team Composition: Form a dynamic team of 10 to showcase your club's spirit and skill!

Challenge: Embark on a thrilling team race, fostering teamwork and friendly competition.

Novice Adult Swim

Distance: 500 meters
Who Can Join: This race is perfectly crafted for adult novice swimmers. Whether you're new to open water swimming or looking to test your abilities, this is your moment.
Experience: No prior race experience required – just the enthusiasm to swim!

Pre-Race Preparations: Begin your race day with pre-race registration, competitor numbering, and cap collection, starting from 11:00 AM.
Race Start: Get ready to dive into the waters at 12:00 PM midday. Feel the excitement build as you line up with fellow swimmers!

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Youth swim racers standing on the mark
Swimming racers taking off from the mark

Embrace the challenge, enjoy the camaraderie, and make a splash at Sandy Bay!

Course Description

Location: The swim will take place in a well-marked, rectangular course off the scenic Long Beach.

Safety First: Our team prioritises your safety, with measures in place to ensure a secure and enjoyable experience for all swimmers.

How to Register: Click the button below to secure your spot in this iconic event or register on the day.

On the day: Pre-race registration, competitor numbering and cap collection from 11:30AM at the Tassal marquee near the start line. Races start from 12noon.

Prize Details

Compete for glory and exciting rewards! Winning teams will receive prize money, and individual winners will be awarded Tassal vouchers.

Team Prize: $200 for the winning team

Novice Adult Prize: $100 for the male winner, $100 for the female winner

Junior Prize: $50 for the male winner, $50 for the female winner

Spot Prizes: 8x $50 Tassal fish vouchers

Course Map

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