NEXT OPEN WATER BERMUDA - NATIONAL CHAMPS WILL BE SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 15, 2019

This event includes distances of 5k, 1.5k and 400m, and serves as a good preparation for Round the Round in October.

For any questions about the OWB - National Championships, e-mail events@bows.bm


HISTORY

The Open Water Bermuda – National Championships was established as the formal championship for Open Water Bermuda. This is held each year off Clearwater Beach, with three sets of routes and staggered starts.

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National Champs 2018, Click to englarge

The Route 

The three distances (5k, 1500m, 400m) are swum off of Clearwater Beach.  The 5k represents one straight along the beach followed by three full loops, the 1500m is a single loop, and the 400m is a single straight stretch along the beach.

 

FAQ

  • Q: Do I need a support boat?
    • A: No. safety craft are monitoring the course.
  • Q: Are there water stops along the swim course?

    • A: No, there will be drinks at the finish.
  • Q: How will I navigate during the swim?

    • A: The course will be marked. In addition you will receive information on the course during the pre-race meeting.
  • Q: Are wetsuits allowed?
    • A: No. The water temperature will be around 80f on race day.

 

Results