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NZ Ocean Swim Series - King of the Bays

NZ Ocean Swim Series – King of the Bays

Sun, 8 Apr 2018

Regardless of whether you come in first or second to last, you’ll feel like royalty as you gracefully glide up the beach and under the finish line at the King of the Bays. Why? Because, you have conquered the noble challenge of a classic open water swim in the stately surrounds of Takapuna Beach.

With Rangitoto watching your every stroke, along with the large safety contingent of life guards from Surf Life Saving New Zealand, the stunning scene leaves you poised to see off summer in style.

Consisting of four different swim events, the King of the Bays is the seventh, and final, event in the New Zealand Ocean Swim Series, and provides an ocean swim event for all ages and abilities:

  • ‘I’m Going Long’ 2.8km – a swim along the coast from Milford Beach to Takapuna Beach
  • ‘Step it Up’ 1km – off Takapuna Beach, an achievable distance for individuals with swimming experience
  • ‘Give it a Go’ 500m – off Takapuna Beach, a great introduction to open water swimming
  • ‘OceanKids’ 200m – a swim for children aged between 7-12 years old, consisting of a 200m shallow water swim along the Takapuna Beach shore line, lined with Surf Life Saving NZ guards

Event Date

Date:
Sun, 8 Apr 2018
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Official event website:
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Organiser

Quantum Events
Email:
info@oceanswim.co.nz

Other

Type of event
ocean swim
Course types
point to point & around the buoys
Swim lengths
200m, 500m, 1km & 2.8km
Swim series
New Zealand Ocean Swim Series

Location

Takapuna Beach
Auckland NZ
Takapuna, Auckland 0622 New Zealand
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Weather forecast

Apr 8

Breezy starting in the afternoon, continuing until evening.
12am 17°C 4 m/s
1am 15°C 2 m/s
2am 15°C 2 m/s
3am 16°C 2 m/s
4am 14°C 1 m/s
5am 14°C 1 m/s
6am 14°C 0 m/s
6:41    
7am 13°C 1 m/s
8am 17°C 1 m/s
9am 18°C 3 m/s
10am 20°C 0 m/s
11am 20°C 0 m/s
12pm 21°C 5 m/s
1pm 21°C 8 m/s
2pm 21°C 8 m/s
3pm 19°C 7 m/s
4pm 19°C 8 m/s
5pm 19°C 8 m/s
6pm 18°C 6 m/s
6:06    
7pm 18°C 5 m/s
8pm 17°C 5 m/s
9pm 17°C 4 m/s
10pm 18°C 4 m/s
11pm 17°C 6 m/s

Disclaimer

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