March 30th 2014
The swim distance is 2.5miles (4km) and goes from Oualie Beach on Nevis to Cockleshell Bay on St Kitts, in 2013 there were a record number of finishers (127) and in 2011 a new event record was set by Olivier Marceau in a time of 58:09 The 2014 swim will be the 12th annual Bente Weber memorial swim which offers the opportunity to both speedsters and adventurers to take on the best open ocean swimmers in the region and the world.
One of the attractions of this event is that it is not only a race but also a challenge, so for those not so fast or competent swimmers please feel free to use fins or a snorkel mask to get you across the beautiful 'Narrows'.
Yes, you can!
ENTRY FEES: (before January 31st) U$65.00
2) ASSISTED - Challenge category, for those persons wishing to use fins, snorkels, masks, wetsuits, and/or flippers, non prize category.
THE ENTRY FEE INCLUDES:
Under 19, 20 - 39, 40 - 49, Over 50
Awards for 1st, 2nd & 3rd male and female in all categories.
ADDITIONAL RACE INFORMATION:
Boat travel from St Kitts, boats will leave Reggae Beach bar dock from 06.30.
Swimmers must bring proof or registration to secure free boat passage.
Swimmers must attend the pre race safety briefing.
Swimmers must wear the official race caps issued at the start.
CANCELLATION POLICY NEVIS~ST KITTS CHANNEL SWIM
With the registration to the Nevis to St Kitts Cross Channel Swim, the following conditions are valid automatically and without any exceptions.
Until 28 February 2014