Marine Notice 41 of 2018 - Shannon Splash at Carrick on Shannon
Notice Number 41 of 2018
No. 41 of 2018
SHANNON SPLASH AT CARRICK ON SHANNON
Waterways Ireland wishes to advise masters of all craft that the Shannon Splash takes place on Thursday 7th June 2018 in Carrick On Shannon.
The Shannon Splash is a one day event organised by Swim Ireland in partnership with Waterways Ireland and Leitrim Sports Partnership the event will be held in Carrick on Shannon on the River Shannon on Thursday 7th June 11am – 3pm.
The water space will be divided into a number of zones as follows:
• Water Safety Zone
To teach all participants some key water safety messages and how to swim safely outdoors.
• Waterpolo Zone
To teach the participants how to pass the ball, shoot at goal and swim with ball.
• Jumping / Diving Zone
To teach all participants how to jump / dive correctly (depending on their ability).
• Swimming / Triathlon Zone
To swim a 200m course as fast as the participants can, to exit water go on static bikes for 5 minutes as fast as they can and then run 400m to do their first mini – triathlon.
Masters of vessels are requested to proceed with caution during these events.
Masters of vessels should note that access to the Pump Out facility will not be available during the event.
Waterways Ireland thanks it customers for their cooperation in this matter.
Inspector of Navigation
01 June 2018
See attached map for details.