Clements Windows and Doors Endurance Series
The Clements Windows and Doors Endurance Series of four longer swims will provide an extra challenge, particularly for those swimmers targeting the Banana Boat Ocean Swim series, held nationally (for details of the Banana Boat Series, click here)
or for individual races:
Race 2 – starts at 11.25am Sunday January 12, 2020, and is a 2km swim.
This is the traditional race from the Nelson Yacht Club ramp to Tahunanui. We also have a shorter option (1300m) from Richardson St steps, starting at 11.45pm.
Everyone must register first at the yacht club by 11.00am. High tide 11.55am (4.3m).
Race 3 – 10.30am, Sunday February 9, 2020, Clements Haulashore Circuit, 2.8km
Registration at the yacht club 9.45am-10.15am.
Here’s the course: From the yacht club, head straight to the dolphin, turn right and go out through the cut, then left and around the south end of the island. back up to the dolphin, then in to the ramp – just a touch over 2.8km. There will be a short option, to the dolphin and return, a distance of 800m. High tide 10.57am (4.3m).
Race 4 – 2.00pm, Sunday March 1, 2020, Clements Ironman Challenge, 3.8km
Swimmers head north from Tahunanui Beach, starting at 2pm and will reach the dolphin navigation marker at about high tide, turning south to follow the southeast toe of Haulashore Island around to the second navigation marker to the south of the island, then back to the beach. Competitors in the short swim of 1300m will walk to the Richardson St steps, swimming straight back to Tahunanui Beach, starting 30 minutes after the 3.8km race. All competitors must register at Tahunanui Beach by 1.45pm. High tide 2.48pm (3.6m).