AMMJB KAPAS MARANG CROSSING SWIMATHON

AMMJB KAPAS MARANG CROSSING SWIMATHON

Open Water Swimming Event Details

Distance: 6.5 km
Event Date: 19th & 20th Apr, 2021

Event Points: Kapas Island – Kelulut Beach, Marang
Event Location: Terengganu, Malaysia.

 

The Swim

Kapas Marang Crossing Swimathon 6.5km is a signature and iconic swim for Openwater enthusiasts
in Malaysia and also around Asia Region and known to some part of the globe.

With collaboration with Malaysia Sports Commission, Terengganu State Government and District
Municipal Council, we brought back this Openwater event into action.

Swim date will tentatively be on 19th and 20th June 2021 which falls on Saturday and Sunday
respectively.

Two dates is proposed due to Safety Reason of all swimmers participants – The lower numbers of
participants, the better watch can be made via Safety Team.

Our format of swim – Using Escort boats – 6 Numbers and Kayak Escort – 12 Number accompanying
swimmers and guiding swim route to Finishing Line.

Per day of Swim is expected at 80 Swimmers with Safety Craft ratios of 4:5 swimmers per Safety
Craft.

Refreshments drinks and light food will be available throughout the Swim Journey.

All swimmers will start swim from Kapas Island and finishes at Kelulut Beach in Marang.
Given cut off time is 5 hours (8am – 1 pm). Any participants swimmer exceeding Cut Off time will be
fished out for safety reason.

Event Categories

12-18 Years Old AG MALE
20-29 Years Old AG MALE
30-39 Years Old AG MALE
40-49 Years Old AG MALE
50-59 Years Old AG MALE

12-18 Years Old AG FEMALE
20-29 Years Old AG FEMALE
30-39 Years Old AG FEMALE
40-49 Years Old AG FEMALE
50-59 Years Old AG FEMALE

Registration Fee

SWIM FEE One Crossing 19th OR 20th June 2021

Fee includes
Swim Fee One time Crossing with Safety Boats and Kayaks
One way boat transfer
Finisher Medal
Lunch at Finishing Line
T Shirt Optional at RM28 per person
Insurance Compulsory RM32 per person

RM200 Swim Fee & Insurance

PayPal Payment

SWIM FEE Two Crossing 19th OR 20th June 2021

Fee includes
Swim Fee One time Crossing with Safety Boats and Kayaks
2 x way boat transfer
Finisher Medal
2 x Lunch at Finishing Line
T Shirt Optional at RM28 per person
Insurance Compulsory RM32 per person

RM328 Swim Fee & Insurance

PayPal Payment

FULL BOARD ACCOMMODATION & SWIM FEE One Crossing
19th OR 20th June 2021

Fee includes
Hotel accommodation 1 Night (TRIPLE SHARING)
Full Board Meals
Swim Fee One time Crossing with Safety Boats and Kayaks
One way boat transfer
Finisher Medal
1 X Welcome Drink
1 X Welcome Dinner
Lunch at Finishing Line
T Shirt Optional at RM28 per person
Insurance Compulsory RM32 per person

RM418 Per Person & Insurance

PayPal Payment

FULL BOARD ACCOMMODATION & SWIM FEE One Crossing
19th OR 20th June 2021

Fee includes
Hotel accommodation 1 Night (TWIN SHARING)
Full Board Meals
Swim Fee One time Crossing with Safety Boats and Kayaks
One way boat transfer
Finisher Medal
1 X Welcome Drink
1 X Welcome Dinner
Lunch at Finishing Line
T Shirt Optional at RM28 per person
Insurance Compulsory RM32 per person

RM480 Per Person & Insurance

PayPal Payment

FULL BOARD ACCOMMODATION & SWIM FEE One Crossing
19th OR 20th June 2021

Fee includes
Hotel accommodation 1 Night (WHOLE CHALET)
Full Board Meals
Swim Fee One time Crossing with Safety Boats and Kayaks
One way boat transfer
Finisher Medal
1 X Welcome Drink
1 X Welcome Dinner
Lunch at Finishing Line
T Shirt Optional at RM28 per person
Insurance Compulsory RM32 per person

 

RM560 Per Person & Insurance

PayPal Payment

OPTIONAL MEALS PER PERSON
Includes 1 x Breakfast / 1 x Lunch / 1 x Dinner

RM120 per person

PayPal Payment
Kapas Marang Open Water Swimming 2021

Overall Male & Female Podium Winners

Placings

Prizes

Points

1st

Finisher Medal & Champion Plaque

100 points

2nd

Finisher Medal & 1st Runners Plaque

90 points

3rd

Finisher Medal & 2nd Runners Up Plaque

80 points

4th

Finisher Medal

70 points

5th

Finisher Medal

60 points

6th

Finisher Medal

50 points

7th

Finisher Medal

40 points

8th

Finisher Medal

30 points

9th

Finisher Medal

20 points

10th

Finisher Medal

10 points

Participants will be given E-Certificate for swim event completion upon request.

AMMJB Kapas Marang 6.5 km Crossing

DATE

TIME

AGENDA

18th JUNE  (FRIDAY)

19th JUNE (SATURDAY)

2.00 pm
3.00 pm
7.30 pm

6.00 am
6.30 am
7.15 am
8.00 am
1.00 pm
1.30 pm
2.00 pm
3.00 pm
7.30 pm

CHECK IN –  HOTEL  FOR 19th JUNE PARTICIPANTS
MARANG RACE BRIEFING FOR 19th JUNE PARTICIPANTS
DINNER (HOTEL GUEST ONLY – CARBO LOAD SESSION & RACE BRIEFING

BREAKFAST (HOTEL GUESTS ONLY)
BOAT TRANSFER PARTICIPANTS AT MARANG JETTY TO KAPAS ISLAND
ASSEMBLE AT STARTING LINE
SWIM STARTS
SWIM CUT OFF
LUNCH AT FINISHING LINE
CHECK IN –  HOTEL  FOR 20th JUNE PARTICIPANTS
MARANG RACE BRIEFING FOR 20th JUNE PARTICIPANTS
DINNER (HOTEL GUEST ONLY – CARBO LOAD SESSION & RACE BRIEFING

20th JUNE (SUNDAY)

6.00 am
6.30 am
7.15 am
8.00 am
1.30 pm

BREAKFAST (HOTEL GUESTS ONLY)
BOAT TRANSFER PARTICIPANTS AT MARANG JETTY TO KAPAS ISLAND
ASSEMBLE AT STARTING LINE
SWIM STARTS
LUNCH AT FINISHING LINE

Boat Transfers Schedule

Date

Time

Boat Points

18th June

12.00 pm

Marang Jetty to Kapas Island ( For who stays at Hotel in Kapas 18th June Night)

19th June

06.30 am
12.00 pm
02.30 pm

Marang Jetty to Kapas Island ( For Swimmers Participants 19th June )
Marang Jetty to Kapas Island ( For who stays at Hotel in Kapas 19th June Night)
Marang Jetty to Kapas Island ( For 2 days Swimmers Participants back to Hotel)

(Please Note – Swimmers Check out on 19th please check out early and bring luggage on Escort Boat to Kelulut – Finishing Line )

20th June

06.30 am

Marang Jetty to Kapas Island ( For Swimmers Participants 20th June )

(Please Note – Swimmers Check out on 20th  please check out early and bring luggage on Escort Boat to Kelulut – Finishing Line )

NOTE
Transport will be provided to participants back to Marang Jetty at 02.30 pm on 19th & 20th June

Kapas Marang Swim Route 6.5 km

Notes

  • Swim Start from Kapas Island at 8am
  • Refreshment, food and refuel will be all along the way on Escort Boats and Escort Kayakers
  • Swim Finishes at Pantai Kelulut Marang
  • Cut off limit 5 hours @ 1pm

Lunch will be provided at Finishing Line

SWIM PACE START OFF
Start will be divided into swimmer’s swim pace

1st Wave – Swimmers pace 1:30 -2:15
2nd Wave – Swimmers pace 2:15 – 3:00
3rd Wave – Swimmers pace 3:00 above

Evacuation Route to the Nearest Clinic

Rules & Regulation

  1. Swimmers must wear swimming cap.
  2. Wetsuit is not permitted. Two-piece swimwear/bikini is also not allowed (local authority requirement).
  3. Safety swimming buoy is compulsory.
  4. Swimmers are allowed to use swim aid eg hand paddle, fin, snorkel set. Please bear in mind for swimmers using aid are not eligible for podium finish and points series collection is not entitled
  5. In water, swimmers can always hold onto the swimming safety buoy anytime for resting I en-route to finishing line
  6. Swimmers who do not finish the course within the time limit shall be removed from the water, however the race director may allow a swimmer outside the time limit to complete the course.
  7. All swimmers shall have their competition number clearly displayed on their arms. Additional marking on swim caps for swimmers wearing long sleeves.
  8. For woman swimmers – need to observe Muslimah Swimwear as a MUST and for Male please
Pictures of Swim Buoy, Swim Cap and Hijab Swimsuit

Timing-Chip, Safety Buoy and Cap 

You will be provided with timing-chips to be worn on wrist. RM20 deposit required.  Please duly return the chips upon finishing the race immediately to the crew.

– In the event you lose your timing chip during the swim, please continue swimming to finish line and immediately inform the finishing judges after touching the finishing pad. – We will track accordingly using manual time tracking.

Safety Team & Forces

Our format of swim – Using Escort boats – 6 Numbers and Kayak Escort – 12 Number accompanying swimmers and guiding swim route to Finishing Line

Per day of Swim is expected at 80 Swimmers with Safety Craft ratios of 4:5 swimmers per Safety Craft.

Medic Team will be on board of boat craft during the whole swim route and another Medic Team with Ambulance is on standby on Land

– Persatuan Kanu Negeri Terengganu
– On-land paramedic
– Ambulance
– Police forces
– Bomba
– APMM

Persatuan Kanu Terengganu
Maritim Malaysia
Bomba Malaysia
Polis Logo

Persatuan Kanu Terengganu

Maritim Malaysia

Bomba Malaysia

Polis DiRaja Malaysia

Co-Organizers

Terengganu Flag
Terengganu Emblem

Sponsors

Finis
Outplay
The Healer Crib

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