Swim4Good Costa Brava Relay

(Versión en español aquí: http://wp.me/p2RyIb-Xu)

photo 1On Saturday July 18th at 5AM, 6 Swim4Good swimmers will attempt to swim along the entire coast of Costa Brava in Catalunya, from Blanes to Portbou. The estimated distance will be around 130 km, and estimated time of around 43 hours. It will be a 6 swimmer relay following the Marathon Swimmer Federation rules.

If successful, the Costa Brava Swim4Good relay team will complete the longest 6 swimmer relay (MSF rules) in continental Europe and second longest by a European team (based on Relay Record Redux in Daily News of Open Water Swimming).

Swimmers:

  1. Guillermo Sagnier (Barcelona): Strait of Gibraltar, English Channel 3 swimmer relay, Port de la Selva – Cadaqués (22 km), 4 Marnaton non-stop (22 km), Marnaton Formentera (11 km), Marnaton Ibiza (11 km)
  2. Christian Puentes (Barcelona): Strait of Gibraltar, Port de la Selva – Cadaqués (22 km), La Bocaina (17 km), 4 Marnaton non-stop (22 km), Marnaton Formentera (11 km), Marnaton Ibiza (11 km)
  3. Alberto Compte (Barcelona): Strait of Gibraltar, English Channel 3 Swimmer Relay, Port de la Selva – Cadaqués (22 km), Marnaton Formentera (11 km), Marnaton Ibiza (11 km),
  4. Jordi Cañellas (Barcelona): Strait of Gibraltar, Marnaton Formentera (11 km), Marnaton Ibiza (11 km). Ironman, Titan Desert..
  5. Mauricio Prieto (Barcelona / Méx): Strait of Gibraltar, La Bocaina (17 km), Marnaton Formentera (11 km), SF Bridge to Bridge (10 km), English Channel 3 swimmer relay, Sea of Cortes relay..
  6. Esteban Raventós (Barcelona): Strait of Gibraltar, Port de la Selva – Cadaqués (22 km), Marnaton Formentera (11 km), Marnaton Ibiza (11 km).

Observer and Support: Laia del Río Puig (Barcelona): Marnaton Formentera, La Bocaina. Ironman.

Captain: Toni Fiol

Boat: Ganesh

Tracking: Spot Tracker: http://bit.ly/S4GCostaBrava.

Rules: Marathon Swimmers Federation

About Swim4Good:

Swim4Good is a global community of 30 long distance swimmers founded in Barcelona in 2012. Since then, Swim4Good swimmers have participated in numerous open water long distance challenges thoughout the world. Many of the Swim4Good swims have a charity component, having raised more than €120.000 for non-profits since 2012.

Blog: Swim4Good.com
Twitter: @Swim4G
Facebook: www.facebook.com/Swim4Good

2014-05-17 09.08.21

 



Categories: Costa Brava, Swim4Good

4 replies

  1. Best of luck! Calm seas, stable boat & and still air to the Swim4Good team!

  2. Good Luck Mauricio! Enjoy the journey!

  3. Let water in, let all the energy in. Stay close, we are,
    we will be. Enjoy! ganas!!

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