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  • Sun, 7 Apr 2024

Bluescope WIN Community Partners Shellharbour Ocean Swim

  • Shellharbour NSW
  • 400m, 1.2km & 2km
  • 2 followers

Registration

The Bluescope WIN Community Partners Shellharbour Ocean Swim is organised by
Online entries are open, closing 6 Apr, 3:00 pm
  • There are no on-the-day entries
Event Support is provided by oceanswims.com

Quick Overview

  • Sun, 7 Apr 2024
  • Main Beach, Shellharbour NSW
  • 400m, 1.2km & 2km
  • Ocean Swim
  • Around The Buoys, Point To Point
  • 400m - 8-12-years-old, 1.2km & 2km - 13-years-old

Location

  • Main Beach
  • Shellharbour NSW, Australia

Event Support

  • This is an oceanswims.com managed event

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Transfers: You can transfer yourself to a different distance or transfer your entry to another person via your Race Roster dashboard up until 24 hours before entries close. Visit your dashboard

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Pre-event: Use the event support contact form for all event queries.

Event day: For support on the day of the event, talk to an event official. Urgent event updates will be communicated via SMS. If you don’t hear from us, the event is on as and where scheduled.

Results

Previous results

2023 results (PDF: Junior | 1.2km | 2km)

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About

The Bluescope WIN Community Partners Shellharbour Ocean Swim has perhaps the nicest and most picturesque set of ocean swims in NSW.

The two main point-to-point swims start at the Shellharbour Boat Harbour and take swimmers out into the ocean and north towards the stunning Shellharbour main beach. There’s also a junior swim that takes place at main beach so the whole family can get involved.

Fine and mild autumn conditions prevail at this time of the year, water temperatures are still favourable for swimmers and wetsuits are not generally required.

Shellharbour is a beautiful area and is famous for its beaches. Explore Killalea State Park and go surfing at a national surfing reserve.

Swimmers can choose either a 1.2km or 2km swim (not both as they start at the same time) that leave the sandy foreshore of Shellharbour Boat Harbour and head through the boat harbour entrance. They then swim out and north around Cowries headland and follow the foreshore to Cunji Rock Platform and onto the main patrolled beach at North Shellharbour.

The 1.2km course turns in to finish in front of the Shellharbour Surf Life Saving Club, whilst the 2km course includes an additional loop heading north from the surf club before turning back and heading back south and to the finish line in front of the surf club.

The 400m Junior swim for 8-12-year-olds is an out and back loop around the buoys -a perfect first-time event/challenge for the young ones.

Registration (timing tag and cap pick up) @ Shellharbour SLSC

  • 8:00-8:30am – 400m
  • 8:00-9:30am – 1.2km & 2km

Swimmers must allow time to check-in/register, then to walk to the swim start at Boat Harbour (15min walk)

Swim starts

  • 9:00am – 400m swim start (Shellharbour Beach)
  • 9:30am – Swim briefing (Shellharbour Boat Harbour)
  • 10:15am – 1.2km & 2km swim starts (Shellharbour Boat Harbour)

Presentation

Winners will be announced and prizes presented immediately following the event on the surf club lawn.

Note: No on-the-day entries, online entries only.

With so many different activities and beautiful sites to see, you could spend a couple of days exploring Shellharbour.

Drop into Addison Street and enjoy one of the many cafes and restaurants after your swim or visit the newly opened Shell Cove Marina for a lovely walk around the perimeter followed by an ice cream or stop at one of the restaurants, cafes or the new Waterfront Tavern overlooking the Marina.

Make a weekend of it and go snorkelling at Bushrangers Bay, Bass Point or surfing a Killalea -colloquially known as “The Farm” -a National Surfing Reserve

Shellharbour is only 90 minutes from the centre of Sydney and there’s ample parking available at the Surf Club (your final destination).

Competitors and supporters walk over the hill to the Harbour to begin their swim. Supporters can follow the swim by walking back across the rock platform with a view of the event

Anything Goes

Back of the pack division for 2km swimmers who wish to wear wetties or use some other aid, such as fins, pull buoys, fancy dress, or anything else (provided it’s legal, organisers say).

Prizes

1.2km – Age category prizes for Male & Female (1st & 2nd): U18, 19-30, 31-40, 41-50, 51-60, 61-70, 70+, Anything Goes (Wetsuits, Fins etc).

2km – Cash Prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd Open Male and Female winners only ($250, $150, $75).

Junior swim – Male & Female -1st, 2nd and 3rd.

Under 18 swimmers

Parents/guardians of swimmers aged under 18 must complete the online entry form, not the swimmers themselves. They must include their consent to the entry with full name and phone contact. Just a phone number, a first name, or a number and first name will not do. Entries of U18 swimmers are not complete without this complete parental/guardian consent. Entries of U18 swimmers must use the parent’s email address, not that of the U18 entrant.

Presentation

Winners will be announced and prizes presented immediately following the completion of swims on the surf club lawn.

Surf Club Surfcam

To view the current conditions at Shellharbour, visit the Shellharbour website and watch the SurfCam.

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