Races, times and pricing

Note: This year all competitors in the 1.2km and 3.6km races will start at the same time.

Give-it-a-go 400m
7:30am start- An ideal introduction for newcomers or those returning to open water swimming. Entry cost $20.

Swimming Taranaki Relay Race
7:45am start- Three members per team each swimming 200m. Each swimmer completes one lap changing over on the start/finish line. Open to all swimmers, 13 years and under on raceday. Awarded to first team completing the course. Entry cost $15 per team.

Flannagan Cup
8:00am start- 3.6 km (approx) 3 laps of a rectangular course. Open to all swimmers 14 years and over.
FC awarded to first swimmer home. In addition competitors who have swum any FC (3.6km) since 2014 compete for a sealed handicap trophy. Entry cost $70 includes event dry bag.

1.2 km Dungan Laing and Masters Event
8:00am- 1.2km (approx) 1 lap of a rectangular course. Open to all swimmers 20 years and over. Awarded to first swimmer home. Entry cost $55.
1.2 km (approx) 1 lap of a rectangular course. Open to swimmers 10 - 14 years old on race day. Awarded to first swimmer home. Entry cost $45.

Open 1.2km Race
8:00am start- 1.2km (approx) 1 lap of a rectangular course. Open to swimmers 15-19 years old on race day. Awarded to first swimmer home. Entry cost $55.

Marshalling to be 10 mins before event

ENTRIES RECEIVED AFTER SUNDAY 4TH FEB (ALL EVENT CATEGORIES) WILL BE SUBJECT TO A $20 LATE ENTRY FEE.

Bill Davis Memorial Shield for the Flannagan Cup
Four (4) swimmers competing as a club team in the Flannagan Cup 3.6km race. Winners will record the lowest number of points based on the placing of its members. Teams must be declared by an authorised club administrator.

Sue Southgate Trophy for the Duncan Laing Swim
Four (4) swimmers competing as a club team in the Duncan Laing Memorial Trophy 1.2km race. Winners will record the lowest number of points based on the placing of its members. Teams must be declared by an authorised club administrator.

flannagan cup map

Location: Ngamotu Beach, New Plymouth

Date: 6 Feb 2024

Race Details:

  • 3.6km Flannagan Cup swim (3 x 1.2km Laps)
  • 1.2km Duncan Laing swim, Open and Masters (1 x 1.2km lap)
  • 400m Give-it-a-go swim
  • 3x 200m relay swim for junior swimmers

Registration: 5th New Plymouth Yacht Club, Monday 5th February, 6:00-7:00 pm

Registration (on race day): 6th Feb before event (up until 30 mins before your race)

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