Monday Evenings 6.15pm, January 29th to 9th of March 2024
Point Howard Beach or Petone Foreshore
Sea Swim Practice
Monday evenings from January 29th, we start sea swimming training in the sheltered waters of Lowry Bay or Petone beach (watch our Facebook page for announcements).
All club members are welcome to come along and practice sea swimming in the bay guided by canoeists from the club.
This is a great way to build your confidence in sea water under the watch of canoeists and get some practice for those wanting to participate in the aibGROUP Matiu (Somes) Island to Petone swim.
aibGROUP Matiu (Somes) Island 76th Annual Sea Swim 9th March 2024
9th of March 2024 is the 76th anniversary of the annual Matiu (Somes) Island to Petone sea swim first swum in 1948.
The 3.2 km (approx.) swim starts from the Matiu (Somes) Island wharf finishing at the Petone Settlers Museum. This a non-wetsuit event swum individually or as part of a relay.
More event details to follow.