noun - A slipway, also known as boat ramp or launch, is a ramp on the shore by which ships or boats can be moved to and from the water. They are used for building and repairing ships and boats. They are also used for launching and retrieving small boats on trailers towed by automobiles and flying boats on their undercarriage.
Open Water Swimming
The finish of the aQuellé Midmar Mile is on a slipway at the Midmar Dam in South Africa.