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Southampton International Boat Show Swim

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Open water swimming

Harbour Parade, Southampton

Sunday 18th September 2022

Event details

Access the water from the Southampton International Boat Show pontoons and swim 1.25km in the iconic Southampton docks, past tall ships and super yachts.

Location: Harbour Parade, Southampton, SO15 1ST

Date: Sunday 18th September 2022
Time: 7.30am arrival, first swim wave 9am

Open water swimming

You'll get free early entry to the boat show

Swimmers get a free pass that allows them to enter the festival early.

A swim for your bucket list

This is a rare opportunity to swim around one of the busiest ports in the UK.

Southampton dock

Free expert advice fom an open swimming coach

Our event partners Reese Leisure will be on hand to provide top tips from their expert open water swimming coach.

Reese Leisure logo

Both beginners and professionals are both welcome

This event is suitable whether you want to take on your first open water swim, or challenge your personal best!

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Open water swimming
Hydrotherapy pool

Share your love of the water

A sponsorship of just 10 pence for every metre you swim (£125) could help fund a hydrotherapy pool session, giving young disabled people the opportunity to share your love of the water.

Information about the event

Cost to participate

It costs £45.00 plus an optional donation to participate in the event. Ticket price includes swim, commemorative medal and swim cap and entrance to the boat show.

Distances and estimated times

Event distance
1.25km

Swimming time
People usually take around 30 to 90 minutes to swim a distance of 1.25km.

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