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MN#75/19 - ERNE SYSTEM - Upper Lough Erne - Long Distance Swimming events - Sat 27 July 2019

Posted by Colin Becker 
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MN#75/19 - ERNE SYSTEM - Upper Lough Erne - Long Distance Swimming events - Sat 27 July 2019
19 July, 2019 10:33
Greetings,

The attached Marine Notice just in from Waterways Ireland

Best Wishes,

Colin
GMY Chang Sha
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MARINE NOTICE No. 75 of 2019
Erne System
Upper Lough Erne

Long Distance Swimming events – Saturday 27 July 2019

Waterways Ireland wishes to advise Masters and owners of vessels that a long distance swimming events will take place on Sat 27 July 2019 on Upper Lough Erne.
The 17km Swim will start at 1000 hrs at Carrybridge and finish at Lakeland Forum Enniskillen at approx. 1800 hrs
The 10Km Swim will start at Tamlaght Bay and finish at The Lakeland Forum.
The 5km Swim will start at Culky Jetty and finish at The Lakeland Forum.
The Ted Kennan Mile swim will take place around Castle Island In Enniskillen.
Masters of all vessels should take note of this event and when encountering swimmers accompanied by a Kayak / Canoe reduce speed and pass without causing any wash which could affect the swimmers.

Marshalling boats will also accompany the swimmers and any directions given should be adhered to.

Waterways Ireland thanks its customers for their cooperation in this matter.

P Harkin
Inspector of Navigation
19 July 2019
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