Swimmer for team/duo
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Introduction to finding a skipper and support boat
Finding a skipper and boat can be a challenging part of organising your swim, but don’t give up!
We have a “Port to Pub Supporters page” on Facebook where you can advertise for skippers and boats (and other needs). This is a good place to start. You can also post here, on this forum.
There are many skippers out there who would be (and are!) eager to get involved in Port to Pub. Many of them have previous ocean race experience. Some do not, but are still great because of their enthusiasm and knowledge — don’t worry if this is a Port to Pub first-timer!
Be careful of any skippers who try to charge exorbitant prices (over $1500). Costs should be fair to cover time, effort, fuel, and maintenance. If you are paying a skipper you do not know it is EXTREMELY important that you meet with them a number of times, make sure they get to know you, your style of swimming and any medical history.
The skipper is also required to attend an event briefing, familiarise themselves with the event rules, understand the signs and symptoms of hypothermia and pulmonary oedema, and possess a working radio.
More information and emails will be provided to skippers ahead of the event, and any questions can be sent to [email protected].
- 3 months, 3 weeks ago
Swimmer available for a team
Hi All if anyone needs a swimmer I am available. I was part of a team of 4 for the Rotto swim yesterday and unfortunately my team are not available for port to pub.
I have been training and am prepared, as a time gauge I did the Busselton jetty swim in 1hr 12 and regularly swim in the ocean
- 4 days ago
Swimmer Available for Team
I am an experienced open-water swimmer with a number of P2P Team events under the belt.
I have also done Busselton Jetty Solo and loads of OWS 2.5km and 5km events.
I am keen to join a team of 4 or 6.
- 1 week, 4 days ago
- Introduction to finding a skipper and support boat