Iron Man Swim - Sunday 18th June
Local Notice to Mariners received from LHB:
MARINERS ARE ADVISED that an open water swim will take place on the River Arun on Saturday 18th June 2016. Up to 450 swimmers will be entering the water at the Ship and Anchor Marina, Ford at 1120 and will race to the Littlehampton Public Slipway (RNLI Station) to finish by 1300.
Swimmers will be escorted by safety boats and kayaks throughout. No other vessels will be permitted to transit the river north of the Littlehampton Marina/A259 past these swimmers. The river will be closed to all other traffic between the Ship and Anchor Marina and the A259 bridge for the duration of the race.
The harbour patrol launch will be also on the water for the duration of the race and will be listening on VHF Ch71. All vessels are instructed to maintain a good look out, keep well clear of swimmers and follow any instructions issued by the harbour launch.