Hello Cape Town swimmers

We extend a very warm welcome to our new members and trust that you will enjoy many happy occasions with us.

NATIONALS NEWS

Here are a few summarised details regarding next years championships in Port Elizabeth.

Dates: 20th to the 24th March

Venue: Newton Park pool. Open water swim at Marina Martinique in Jeffreys Bay

Accommodation: Your own choice but several rooms have been provisionally booked at the Boardwalk Hotel which is close to all the social events and restaurants.

Accommodation rates: Use the booking code CTMSC1801 to secure the following rates – R1 035 per person sharing and R1 840 for a single room. Rooms are limited and are on a first come first serve basis.

News of interest: For the first time the 800 Freestyle will be swum with 2 competitors to a lane to speed up the event, and the open water event will be held on Wednesday 20th
Entry forms will be sent out soon. Further information can be obtained from the SAMS site https://www.samastersswimming.com

FINA WORLD CHAMPS 2019

Country: Gwangju, South Korea

Dates: 12th of August to 18th August

Estimated costs of flights: CT-Dubai-Seoul return is between R15 000 and R16 000. Travel time 9h25 + 8h20 (Cpt to Seoul).

Flights: Seoul to Gwangju return is between R2 000 and R3 000. Travel time approx 50 mins
Train:
Seoul to Gwangju is between R500 and R1 500. Travel time 2h35
Bus:
Seoul to Gwangju is approx R500. Travel time is 3h20

Estimated cost of accommodation: Hotels between R900 and R1 300 per night.

The cost of a 3-course meal at a midrange restaurant is approx R250 pp. Cost of a cappuccino is R53. Cost of a beer is R34.

Link for further information:  http://www.fina.org/event/18th-fina-world-masters-championships-0

So, keep watering that training and make sure it grows. More news soon.

Best

CHRIS DONNELLY
Admin
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