• 1.5K - Skins - Individual Age group/open
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  • 3K - Wetsuit - Individual Age group/open


The 9th Annual Courtmacsherry Lifeboat Swim takes place at Blind Strand, near the picturesque fishing village of Courtmacsherr

y.  The swim course starts on the beach and proceeds anti-clockwise around 2 markers.  Participants can choose between 1 lap(1.5K) or 2 laps(3K).  Swimmers who elect to do 2 laps will run/walk a short distance on the beach prior to starting lap 2.  The Courtmacsherry volunteers will provide soup and sandwiches for all participants and volunteers.  Our sponsors, IT@Cork Skillnet, will provide the first 100 swimmers to register on the day with a surprise gift.  All proceeds for the swim go to the Courtmacsherry Lifeboat.  Swim Ireland membership is not required.

Event details and schedule

The swim takes place on Saturday, July 27th at 1.30pm.  Please register by 1.00am at the latest.  Courtmacsherry is a 45 minute drive from the Bandon Road Roundabout in Cork. The swim will be sign posted from the village.  Please carpool from village, if possible.  As for all open water swims, please ensure that you bring warm clothes for when you finish.

Organised by

Sandycove Island Swimming Club

6 Prospect Lawn, Ballincollig

Phone: 0877546953

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