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Swim Starts

This information is still subject to change and will continue to be updated - last updated 20th August, 2021

SunSmart Busselton Jetty Swim’s focus is on swimmer safety and to accommodate the number of swimmers in 2022, the main 3.6 kilometre swim around the jetty will be a self-seeded rolling start for solo and relay swimmers.

You must wear the swim cap provided.  It indicates your estimated swim time and should enable you to swim with swimmers of similar ability.

swim startPrior to the rolling start there will be 50 Gold Cap swimmers who will start en masse at 8:00am.

3.6km solo swimmers and relay teams swimmers will start on the beach with a rolling start in intervals commencing at 8:01am in the following order:

  1. Solo swimmers - Silver swim cap
  2. Solo swimmers - Dark Green swim cap
  3. Solo swimmers - Orange swim cap
  4. Solo swimmers - Green swim cap
  5. Solo swimmers - Aqua swim cap
  6. Solo swimmers - Purple swim cap
  7. Solo swimmers - Red swim cap
  8. Solo swimmers - Pink swim cap
  9. One Mile Swim to Shore - Yellow cap
  10. 2 person relay - Blue caps
  11. 4 person relay - White caps

Please assemble on the beach in your holding bay according to cap colour by 7.45am. Beach marshals will direct you to your starting group location. Please allow enough time to move into place.

One Mile Swim to Shore - Will commence with a rolling start at 09:30am and friends will be able to swim together.

The Kids Swim starts at 11:00am in waves of eight, at 30 second intervals.

The Finish

The finish is marked with two large chequered buoys. Use these to align yourself with the finish chute.

Timing bands are collected as you leave the finish area. Continue up the ramp for your finishers towel and follow the instruction of volunteers to fruit and water.

Provisional times will be available via Live Tracker on your mobile. Official race times will be available at the presentation and on our results page