Daiquiri Deck Tropical Splash Open Water Swim
The Daiquiri Deck Tropical Splash Open Water Swim is an annual open water swimming competition hosted by the Sarasota YMCA Sharks Masters in October at the Siesta Key Beach in Sarasota, Florida. It is a sanctioned U.S. Masters Swimming and USA Swimming event.
Rick Walker and David Miner
Siesta Key Beach is a gorgeous barrier island adjacent to Sarasota, Siesta Key Beach was ranked the #1 beach in the United States in 2011 with world-class dining and shopping along with outstanding accommodations.
1 km (1 length), 2.5 km (1 loop), and 5 km (2 loops)
78-82 degrees Fahrenheit
Maximum time permitted to complete the race is 2.5 hours. Swimmers still in the water after 2.5 hours will be notified that the race is over and asked to leave the water. Results will show their time as DNF.