Boston Sharkfest

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The Boston Sharkfest is a 1.5 km open water swim in Boston with a cutoff time of 50 minutes in expected water temperatures of ~62-66°F.

Swim across Boston Harbor from Piers Park Sailing Center in east Boston to the swim finish at the John Joseph Moakley US Federal Courthouse at Fan Pier in South Boston. The 1500 meter competitive swim will have downtown Boston for a backdrop as athletes navigate across the channel to a thrilling finish. The Coast Guard will stop all boat traffic in and out of the channel during this event. Water taxis will transport swimmers from the finish line to the start of the swim. The event is limited to 800 participants.

Sharkfest Series


Km 1.5


City Boston

State Massachusetts

Country USA

Region Americas


Name Boston Harbor Sharkfest

Website Official Website

Event Information

Event Date 21 September 2013

Class Intermediate


Charity Yes

Relay No

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