PLNTM 046 THE CHESTNUT APPEAL BREAKWATER SWIM

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Queen's Harbour Master Plymouth

LNTM No 046/21

PLYMOUTH LOCAL NOTICE TO MARINERS 046/21 

PLYMOUTH SOUND - DIRECTION 

THE CHESTNUT APPEAL BREAKWATER SWIM – SUNDAY 15 AUGUST 2021 

 
1.This is a direction by the Queen’s Harbour Master Plymouth pursuant to the Dockyard Port of Plymouth Order 2020. 

2.The Chestnut Appeal Breakwater Swim will be held in Plymouth Sound on Sun 15 Aug 21 starting in the vicinity of Bovisand Pier at 0830.  Up to 200 swimmers and escorting safety craft will be on the water. 

3. The Water Events Diary 2021 gave early notice of the Chestnut Appeal Event.  This PLNTM gives information of timings and the course and directs mariners accordingly. 

4. Course.   Swimmers will enter the water from support boats in the vicinity of Bovisand Pier, they will then swim to Mount Batten beach following the line of the coast (see attached chartlet).  Swimmers will be escorted by safety craft throughout. Safety craft will display a blue flag. 

5. Only authorised craft are permitted within the group of swimmers. 

6. The event is being co-ordinated by the Chestnut Appeal.  Safety management is being coordinated by Water Event Safety whose personnel will be in attendance in safety craft throughout the event. 

7.Mariners are to keep clear of the swimmers and are at all times to navigate with caution and at slow speed when in the vicinity of persons in the water. 

 

8. Cancel this PLNTM 16 Aug 21. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thursday 12 Aug 2021