PLNTM 055 RESCHEDULED CHESTNUT APPEAL BREAKWATER SWIM

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Queen's Harbour Master Plymouth

LNTM No 055/21

PLYMOUTH LOCAL NOTICE TO MARINERS 055/21

PLYMOUTH SOUND - DIRECTION

RESCHEDULED CHESTNUT APPEAL BREAKWATER SWIM  

SUNDAY 12 SEPTEMBER 2021 

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

2.   The rescheduled Chestnut Appeal Breakwater Swim will be held in Plymouth Sound on Sun 12 Sep 21 starting in the vicinity of Bovisand Pier at 0830.  Up to            200 swimmers and escorting safety craft will be on the water. 

3.   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 13 Sep 21. 

 

 

Friday 10 Sep 2021