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Dún Laoghaire Harbour Annual Swim

The Dún Laoghaire Harbour Annual Swim takes place on Sunday, 8th September 2013.

Race Times

The Mens Race is scheduled to start at 11:30am followed by a Family Fun Race that will be held between the Carlisle Pier and East Pier as 12.45pm. The Ladies Race will take place at 1.45pm. Both the Mens and Ladies races will be take approximately 50 minutes to complete. Please note that race times are provisional and subject to change.


Start at the RNLI Boathouse, East Pier Slipway then turn and swim along the front of the National Yacht Club pontoons. Turn at the RNLI mooring and then swim along the length of the Carlise Pier.  Swim direct from head of Carlisle Pier to East Pier Lighthouse and then turn at a buoy laid off the lighthouse to go inside moorings. Follow down the entire length of the East Pier wall to finish at the East Pier Slipway.


All Harbour users including watercraft and shoreside rod fishermen are directed to keep clear of the swimmers. Additionally, boats moored in the East Bight are not to operate their engine.  For safety, all other Harbour users are to comply with any instructions given by the attending Race Marshals. The Marshals will be in guard boats or canoes that accompany the swimmers and will wear High Visibility jackets as an identity.