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December 22nd, 2011, 10:31 AM
22nd Annual Bermuda Round the Sound Swims

Sunday October 14th 2012

10K, 7.25K, 4K, 2K, 0.8K -a distance for everyone!!!

INFO & ENTRY FORMS: www.AquaMoonAdventures.com

While in Bermuda check out these things to do:

- horseback riding on the beaches
- diving the shipwrecks for treasure
- snorkeling/swimming over beautiful reefs
- golf overlooking the Atlantic Ocean
- you can wear Bermuda shorts and fit in
- enjoy a Rum Swizzle at the Swizzle Inn
- world class shopping & restaurants
- cross the world's smallest drawbridge (a foot long!)
- the post race karaoke and social
- swim inside a cave/grotto at The Grotto Bay Beach Resort
- enjoy another Rum Swizzle

Bermuda Round the Sound FAQ’s:Q: Do I need a support boat?
A: No. safety craft are monitoring the course.

Q: Are there water stops along the swim course?A: Yes, there are several water stops along the course.

Q: How will I navigate during the swim?A: The course will be marked. In addition you will receive information on the course during the pre-race meeting. Weather permitting we will offer the swimmers a boat tour of the race course at this meeting.

Q: Are wetsuits allowed?A: No. The water temperature has averaged 78 degrees the past several years in Bermuda in October.

Q Do I need to rent a car while in Bermuda?A: Cars are not available to rent in Bermuda. The two best options for travel while on island are by bus or taxi. The bus system is wonderful, clean, and on time! You can purchase transportation passes for the days in your stay directly from your hotel. Another option is moped/scooter rental. Transportation is provided the participants from the Grotto Bay Beach Resort to the group swims Friday and Saturday morning, the pre race meeting, and to the event on Sunday.

Q: Are there socials planned?A: This is an Aqua Moon Adventures event which means while on island it is one big social. Sunday evening after the event we will socialize at the Swizzle Inn which is next door to the headquarters hotel: The Grotto Bay Beach Resort. :chug:

An overseas territory of the UK Bermuda boasts 75 miles of dramatic coastline. Rich in history it lies in an astoundingly beautiful stretch of the Atlantic a mere 650 miles east of North Carolina. Flights from New York and other eastern US cities reach Bermuda’s shores in less than two hours. The open water swimming events take place in beautiful Harrington Sound. Bermuda’s water temperature in October averages 78. For more information see the event website: www.AquaMoonAdventures.com (http://www.aquamoonadventures.com/)

Randy Marchman
December 23rd, 2011, 09:20 PM
Is there a time limit on the 10k?

December 24th, 2011, 08:02 AM
swizzle in - SWAGGER OUT

December 24th, 2011, 09:39 AM
@ Randy - we usually start the awards 5 hours after the 10K start time. Swimmers in the past have been allowed to finish email me if you would like more info.

@swimthegoodfight ...the good old Swizzle Inn -home to many of our socials :chug: (it's located next door to our headquarters hotel: The Grotto Bay Beach Resort)

January 18th, 2012, 08:21 AM
I'll be there :)

July 30th, 2012, 10:42 AM
Looking for that end of season open water event? Join us October in Bermuda. With the following distances offered everyone can participate!
10K, 7.25K, 4K, 2K, 0.8K

The 22nd Annual Bermuda Round the Sound Swims (http://www.aquamoonadventures.com)

Sunday October 14th 2012