West Bay, Bridport, Dorset
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West Bay, Bridport

Friday, 14th June 2024, 4:30am

West Dorset, UK

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West Bay - Dorset

Blackbuoy Cup Swim - 2013
106th Anniversary (1907)
West Beach

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Blackbuoy Cup Swim
8th September at 2:30am

Delapre Race
8th September at 10:00am

Reserve dates if cancelled due to adverse sea conditions:

15th September or 22rd September

Resurrected in 2007 following a dormant period from 1983,
the Blackbuoy Swim dates back to 1907.

The race is approximately 1225 metres (a Bridport Mile), swimming out to a marker buoy and back, from a standing start on the beach. Entrants must be competent sea swimmers and should be residents of Bridport and surrounding areas.
Minimum age - 14 years old.

The Delapre Race is for less experienced swimmers and covers a shorter distance.

Organised by the Bridport based Barracudas Swimming Club, the winners' cups are provided by the Bridport Swimming Club.
Entry forms are available from Bridport Leisure Centre and Bridport Tourist Information Centre.

Click here for their website

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