Aughinish in Co. Clare
Blackrock Diving Tower,Salthil
The 2023 Galway Bay Swim will be held on Saturday 15th July 2023 and this year’s event is now sold out. If you wish to sponsor a swimmer, CLICK HERE: https://www.idonate.ie/galwaybayswim
In 2022, we had 125 swimmers cross Galway Bay, (44 solo swimmers, 25 relay teams (81 relay team swimmers). The swimmers were supported by over 80 boats and 100 crew in the bay. For the final 100 metres into Blackrock diving tower, paddle boards guided the swimmers home along with many more supporters and volunteers on the land. The swimmers’ safety on the crossing is provided by a team of local boat captains, sailors, fishermen, Civil Defence, Oranmore-Maree Coastal Rescue, Doolin Coast Guard, and the RNLI.
- 2020 / 2021 Virtual Galway Bay Swim video: https://youtu.be/Aj4Ku6dNGBQ
- Highlights Video of the 2015 Galway Bay Swim (3 Mins): https://youtu.be/YBy4b4iuxg4
- Full Documentary Video of the 2015 Galway Bay Swim (20 Mins): https://youtu.be/yL1N7eN59y0
2023 Swim Time Trial Dates Announced
Date: Saturday, May 27th 2023 @ 2.00 pm Location: Blackrock Tower, Salthill.
Applications open for 2023 Swim
Applications for the 2023 Galway Bay Swim will open on March 1st at 2.00 PM on Eventbrite.
2023 Swim Date Announced
The 17th Frances Thornton Memorial Galway Bay Swim will take place on Saturday, July 15th, 2023.
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