Join us for an informal gathering of paddlers from 9:00AM-1:00PM to share skills and experiences to support a safe and successful swim race. Come prepared to get wet and have fun-we will practice assisted rescues.
For those new to or considering kayak swim support for the Manhattan Island Marathon Swim, please download the safety briefing presentation from the 2010 race for additional information.
|Date:||05/14/2011 (Saturday) |
|9:00 AM ||Sandy Hook |
Directions to Start:
|Field Size:|| (0 Currently Enrolled - Enrollment Closed) |
|Experience Requirement:||This is an intermediate event with some experience in open water conditions required. |
|Predicted Water Conditions:||Seasonal Temperature 52/60°F. There can be a substantial amount of chop in the water from wind, tide action, and boat traffic. The waterways are brackish and there is shipping traffic. There may be random jetsam and flotsam in the waterways. Water temperature has recently averaged 58.1°F. |
|Previous Year's Water Temp:||51.30 °F (10.7 °C) on 05/14/2010|
59.72 °F (15.4 °C) on 05/14/2009
57.20 °F (14 °C) on 05/14/2008
56.12 °F (13.4 °C) on 05/14/2007
57.74 °F (14.3 °C) on 05/14/2006