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Monday, February 29, 2016

14th Nevis to St Kitts Cross Channel Swim

Featuring some of best open ocean swimmers 
in the region and the world
March 27, 2016


The Narrows” is the strait which separates St Kitts and Nevis. The Swim distance is 2.5 miles from Oualie Beach on Nevis across the Narrows, and finishing at Cockleshell Beach on St Kitts.

Photo Credit: Caribbean Cats

While the race is a challenging, you do not have to be one of the best and fastest to participate - swimmers can use fins/snorkel masks.  

  1. Boats will travel from St Kitts and will leave Reggae Beach bar dock from 06:30
  2. Swimmers must bring proof of registration to secure free boat passage
  3. Swimmers must attend the pre race safety briefing
  4. Swimmers must wear the official race caps issued at the start
  5. Entry Fee is $95.00, and will increase to $105.00 on race day

Entry Fee Includes

  • T-shirt
  • Finisher Medal
  • Swim Cap
  • Chip timing
  • Rescue boats and kayaks in case you need to rest, feed or stop
  • Prizes and a breakfast party on St.Kitts after the swim
  • One way Boat transportation (from St. Kitts or Nevis before or after the swim)

The Nevis to St Kitts Cross Channel Swim is partnered with St Kitts Turtle Monitoring Group and Nevis Special Olympics Group to raise conservation awareness and funds for http://www.stkittsturtles.org/

Race info at http://www.nevistostkittscrosschannelswim.com/

Happy Travels,
Linda