No paddles, fins or other assistance aids are permitted.
Swimmers must be present at pre-race briefings which are held 15 minutes prior to the start of each race.
Any competitor who appears incapable of completing the race at any stage may be withdrawn by the Event Director or Water Safety Officials either prior to or during the race.
Competitors must start the race within the assigned areas.
Purposely obstructing other competitors in the race is prohibited and doing so will result in disqualification.
Competitors must swim around buoys as instructed in the pre-race briefing. Failure to do so will result in disqualification.
Competitors must report to the finish line even if they do not start the race or fail to complete the course.
It is a requirement of entry that all participants acknowledge and accept a waiver document. Under 12's must have a parent or guardian present on the shore for the duration of their event.
Stroke Correction & Training
For adults interested in improving their stroke technique, increasing stroke efficiency and reducing their swim time, please contact Dale Long on 027 8125 974 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Sessions run for one hour at Napier Ocean Spa on Marine Parade Napier. Please contact us if you wish to attend these sessions. The cost for each session will be $30 which includes pool entry and personal coaching from Dale Long in a dedicated lane. Private sessions will also be possible subject to Dale's availability.
We have started our Saturday group sessions at Ahuriri. Meet at the carpark next to the Boardwalk Restaurant on the waterfront. Be there by 10.30am. Say Hi to Dale, dress warm (wear a wet suit!). Maria will accompany you in a kayak so you wont be on your own in the water. Its free!
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