Darwin's 14th Annual Fannie Bay Swim Classic - Sunday 8th July 2018

Darwin's Fannie Bay Swim Classic is the only open water ocean swim in Darwin and provides a social and community occasion that is focussed on the healthy sport of swimming. A major focus of the day is to encourage awareness that swimming is a lifelong sport and exercise, participation and competition is available for all age groups. In 2016 there were over 150 competitors, this is DSLSC largest fundraising event of the year.  

Entrants can choose from a 1.2km or 2.1km course from East Point to the Trailer Boat Club. Minimum age 13yo

All proceeds go to Darwin Surf Life Saving Club
to continue their valuable lifesaving service to the community

Race Start: 11:00am

Long Course 2.1km - Pee Wee's below restaurant

Short Course 1.2km - Lake Alexander entrance

both courses will finish at The Darwin Trailer Boat Club

8.30-10.00: Numbering and Singlet pick up
10.15am: One compulsory RACE BRIEFING near the Toilet block opposite Lake Alexander
11:00am: Race start

Swimmers to make their own way to the start line

There will be a container for shoes/thongs to go from the two start lines to the finish line



$55 Early bird registrations - online only (closes 06 July at 12noon)
$70 Late Entry *CASH ONLY* on the day 8.30-10:00am

Singlets to first 100 registrations
and only available for collection on the day at numbering from 8.30am

Swimsuit Rules

You must comply to the following swimsuit rules to be eligible for medals.
Acceptable (non-swim-aid) swimsuits:

  • Are not surface treated or coated
  • Do not contain buoyancy
  • NO ZIPPERS (tri suits)
  • Not thicker than 0.8mm
  • Stinger suits allowed

Fun Category
This is a fun event where competitors can use fins, snorkels, wetsuits, pull buoys.
This category is not eligible for medals.
You can wear whatever swimsuit you desire if you register for the Fun Category only.

Presentations will be held after the last competitor finishes at the Darwin Trailer Boat Club
Long Course: First Age category, Male and Female
Short Course: First, second, and third, Male and Female

Register here http://tix.yt/darwins-14th-fannie-bay-swim-classic


 Results 2005 - 2017

Short Course results 2016

Long Course results 2016

Short Course results 2017

Long Course results 2017

 Long Course results 2018

Short Course results 2018