Nevis to St. Kitts Cross-Channel Swim

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Swimming across the Narrows from Nevis to St Kitts

The Nevis to St. Kitts Cross-Channel Swim, or the Bente Weber Memorial Swim, is a 2.5-mile (4 km) inter-island Caribbean Sea swim across the Narrows from Nevis to St. Kitts. It starts at Oualie Beach on Nevis with the finish at Cockleshell Bay on St. Kitts in an area known as the "Narrows".

In 2012, it also incorporates the Organisation of Eastern Caribbean States open water swimming championships, 1 km ('Short Course') and 4 km ('Long Course') races on Nevis. It is a memorial swim as a tribute to the legacy of Bente Weber.

Records

The event record was set by Olivier Marceau in a time of 58:09 in 2011. The men's record is held by Roger Brown in 1:05.38.

Type

Ocean

Location

City Nevis to St. Kitts

Country St. Kitts

Region Americas

Contact

Email windsurf@sisteisles.kn

Race Director Winston Crooke

Event Information

Month: March

Event Date: 21 March 2011

Website: StarMile 2.5 Nevis to St. Kitts Cross Channel Swim

Class: Amateur

Wetsuit: Yes

Charity: No

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