New England Open Water Swimming Association
2016 Shark Swim
500 m, 1 mile, and 2 Mile Open Water Swims
1 mile Paddleboard event. SUP and prone paddleboarders encouraged to participate.
The 500m swim is for 12 and under age groups
The NEOWSA 3rd Annual Shark Swim is an open water swimming and paddleboard event to be held in Mackerel Cove off of Dane Street Beach in Beverly, MA
We cannot guarantee a t-shirt if you register after 8/31/2016.
The Paddle event will be 1 mile. SUP and prone paddlers invited. Contact Coast to Coast Paddle for rental reservations. (978) 969-0151
Please be sure to note this year's venue change. We will not be at Lynch Park this year. Dane Street Beach is at the intersection of Dane Street and Lothrop Street in Beverly. There is a small parking lot, and there is plenty of on street parking on Lothrop Street and in the neighborhood near the park. The newly renovated bathhouse will be available to event participants.
September 10 2:30 PM EDT - Check-In/Registration
September 10 2:45 PM EDT - Lifeguard Kayak/Paddle Safety Meeting
September 10 3:00 PM EDT - Warm Up (on 500m course)
September 10 3:45 PM EDT - Swim and SUP Pre-Race Meeting (Mandatory)
September 10 4:00 PM EDT - 500 Meter Swim Race Start
September 10 4:30 PM EDT - 1 Mile Swim Race Start
September 10 4:30 PM EDT - 2 Mile Swim Race Start
September 10 5:20 PM EDT - 1/2 Mile Sup Race Start