2022 Lomond Open Water Swim
Sun 11 Dec 2022 @ Overstrand Local Municipality, Western Cape

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Lomond Open Water Swim

Lomond Wine Estate, Gansbaai

11 December 2022


Sanctioning for this event has been received by SwimSA and will form part of the official Open Water event calendar.


Be part of the weekend festival of sport at Lomond Wine Estate, 10-11 December 2022.

Warm up for the Lomond OWS by getting a few friends together and take part in the Lomond Triathlon as a team.

Lomond Triathlon - 10 December


Finish your year well by participating in the Lomond Open Water Swim taking place on the Sunday, 11 December 2022.

Whilst you are very close to South Africa’s Great White Shark capital, you will be safe while swimming in a beautiful freshwater dam surrounded by vineyards and fynbos valleys. An absolute treat as swimming in this dam is only allowed at these events.

This is a Swimming South Africa Sanctioned event organized with the Western Cape Aquatics Open Water Board giving the opportunity to our Athletes to gain qualifying times for SA OWS Nationals.

Join us for the Long Distance Event or the Fun Event, different age groups and caters for everyone, from the beginners, intermediate and long distance swimmers. A day spent in nature with our Athletes performing at their best. Fun, Family, Entertainment, Nature, Swimming are the key for a pleasant day at the Dam.

Race details:

  • 5km – R325
    • Technical Briefing: 07:15 / Event start at 07:30
    • Age 14 and over
  • 3km – R285
    • Technical Briefing: 09:15 / Event start at 09:30
    • Cut off 1h45 / 11:15am
  • Lomond Mile (1.6km) – R250
    • Technical Briefing: 10:45 / Event start at 11:00
    • Cut off 1h15 / 12:15pm
  • 500m– R150
    • Technical Briefing: 12:30 / Event start at 12:45
    • Cut off 30mins / 13:15

Prize giving – 13:00


You may enter for more than one distance.  Enter first for your longest distance, and then a shorter distance can be purchased for R50 at checkout.

All the swimmers need to wear a brightly coloured Swimming Cap.

Registration and late entries at Lomond:

On the day from 06:30 until 30 minutes before the start of your race

Bring your friends and family with to cheer you on!  

The venue is very spectator and child friendly and there will be enough food, beer and wine to keep them company and more than enough parking, close to the venue.

The Lomond Triathlon is taking place the day before, so come and join in the fun while you are in the area. If you are not a cyclist or runner, make up a team and share in the festivities.

For accommodation click here.

Terms &Conditions:

* Upgrades / downgrades can be done on the day. No partial refunds for downgrades. Difference in price needs to be paid for the upgrade.

* SSA / FINA OWS Rules applies for the 3km & 5km events

FINA RULES to be Followed:

  • 5km - NO Watches / Gadgets or Wetsuit (if water temp is higher than 18 degrees).
  • 3km - NO gadgets.  Will allow wetsuits, but then you start at the back and your results won't count for SA Nationals.
  • 1 Mile - Fun event.  Gadgets and wetsuits are allowed, but you start at the back.
  • 500m - No Gadgets / watches allowed. Wetsuits allowed, but you start at the back.

General FINA Rules for all distances:

  • Nails and toe nails should be short.
  • No jewelry allowed (please remove any earrings and rings)
  • No sun cream PRIOR being marked (shoulders, upper arms and hands)
  • If you don't feel well before or after your swim - please report to medics
  • No marking and wristband, no swim

For route profiles and more information, please visit us at https://scuttle.co.za/scuttle-events/open-water-swim/

2022 Lomond Open Water Swim

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Classes and pricing
Available classes for the event

Class Distance Start Time Price (pp)
Technical Briefing: 07:15 / Event start at 07:30
5 km Cut off 2h30 07:30 R 325.00
Technical Briefing: 09:15 / Event start at 09:30
3 km Cut off 1h45 09:30 R 285.00
Lomond Mile (1.6km)
Technical Briefing: 10:45 / Event start at 11:00
Cut off 1h15 11:00 R 250.00
Technical Briefing: 12:30 / Event start at 12:45
12:45 R 150.00

Event location
Lomond Wine Estate, Gansbaai, Overstrand Local Municipality

Coordinates -34.5660145, 19.4812742
Address Lomond Wine Estate - Gansbaai
City Overstrand Local Municipality
Province Western Cape

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