Sanctioned by the Bahamas Swimming Federation, the event was sponsored by The Abaco Tourist Office, Abaco Petroleum, Pinders Plumbing, & Abaco Groceries. To find out the winners and placings of the different swimmers check back later on our forums.
Open Water Swim
Marsh Harbour, The Bahamas — The 2011 Abaco Open Water Swim took place this past Saturday, October 1st. It went swimmingly. With a great turnout from youth swimmers and members of the Abaco Swim Club ( www.abacoswimclub.com ) the race took a triangular course from The Crossing Beach, to Sugar Loaf Cay and back again.
There were different events and distances for the swimmers. From a half mile leg, to the relay, to the competitive 5 K, there was competition and good will among all participants. This annual event, Saturday’s being the sixth, is anticipated each year as swimmers train hard for endurance and technique.