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Last Few Souvenir Items Now Available

We have a small number of Souvenir Caps left over after the event - these are now available First In-Best Dressed at the reduced price of $12 each.

(Approx 10 Black & 20 Grey Available)

Reply to this post, PM or email jettytojetty@cockburnmasters.org.au for your last chance to reserve your souvenir of this year's record-breaking event.
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20th Anniversary Jetty to Jetty Swim - 2016 added 48 new photos to the album: JTJ2016B Early Morning Setting Up. ...

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EVENT PHOTOS COMING SOON

We had two volunteer club members taking photographs at Sunday's event and there are some terrific shots among them. Our aim is to start uploading them to this Facebook Page later today so WATCH THIS SPACE and get ready to pick yourself out in the photos :)
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MERCHANDISE - ALMOST FIXED!
OK, we have managed to identify the (120) recipients of the batch of incorrectly printed shirts - not a small task!
The supplier is replacing them all for us and we expect to have them in about 3 weeks' time.
Thank you for your patience while we change you all back from a "Volunteer" to a "Competitor"!
We will contact everyone on our list as soon as the replacement shirts arrive :)
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WELCOME

The annual “Coogee Jetty to Jetty” swim is organised by Cockburn Masters Swimming Club through a Sub-Committee which diligently plans and delivers the event on behalf of the club.
This year’s event is the 20th Anniversary Jetty to Jetty Swim and will take place on Sunday 13th March 2016.

Perhaps most famous for being one of those rare and special community events which caters for all, it includes a beach walk, the swim itself, a post-swim breakfast and a festival family atmosphere for all to enjoy, with swimmers ranging from 10 to right through to 85 years or more.

Offering two swim distances (750 metres and 1,500 metres) in pristine waters at Coogee Beach, the swim’s popularity and entry numbers both continue to grow from year to year.

Our club’s vision is “to provide the most enjoyable family-oriented open water swim in WA” so come along and see if you think we have succeeded yet!

Of course, a big thank you to our major sponsors for allowing us to make this event happen.

Major Event Partner

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Gold Sponsors

Port Coogee supporting Jetty to Jetty Coogee Ocean SwimNext Gen supporting the Jetty to Jetty Coogee Ocean SwimFremantle Ports supporting the Jetty to Jetty Coogee Ocean SwimHoliday Planet supporting the Jetty to Jetty Coogee Ocean SwimHopgoodGanim Lawyers

RACE DAY GUIDE

THE TIMETABLE

Approximate timings on race day are as follows:

6.45am – Registrations Open (John Graham Reserve, Woodman Point)

7.45am – Registrations Close

8.00am – Compulsory Race Briefing (Woodman Point Jetty)

8.10am – Walk along Beach to Starting Points

8.30am (approx) – 750m Race Starts

8.40am (approx) – 1500m Race Starts (First Wave)

9.50am (approx) – Race Concludes

10.00am (approx) – Finishing Times Available

11.00am (approx) – Presentations

THE CHECK-IN

All swimmers (pre-registered online) must check-in at the Registration Desk on the morning of the event between 6.45am and 7.45am.

Please car-pool, walk or cycle to the venue if you have the opportunity.

Parking is at a premium, so arrive early and plan ahead.

THE COURSE

The swim takes place in the ocean between  Coogee Beach Jetty and Woodman Point Jetty and runs parallel to the beach in generally shallow water.

Course Map

THE BRIEFING

All swimmers MUST attend the Compulsory Race Briefing which takes place around the Woodman Point Jetty at 8.00am.

THE START

After the briefing, swimmers walk from the Woodman Point Jetty along the beach to their start line – either at the Coogee Beach Jetty (1,500m) or the designated marker buoy half way along the beach (750m).

WAVE STARTS

Wave starts of approximately 100-150 swimmers will be used at each start line (based on entry times nominated). The starting procedure is simple and will be explained fully at briefing.

WATER SAFETY

Water safety is kindly provided by Coogee Beach Surf Life Saving Club and other land support/first aid is provided by St John Ambulance.

RACE RULES

A simplified set of Race Rules has been developed in conjunction with MSWA. View the MSWA OWS Series Local Rules here.

Swimwear rules are easy – basically, anything goes – with the exception of wetsuits (which ARE allowed with swimmers wearing wetsuits placed into a separate WETSUIT category for prizes).

THE FINISH

All swimmers swim in the direction of Woodman Point Jetty and finish the race by swimming under an in-water finishing boom so a time can be recorded.

Swimmers then make their way to the shoreline, through the finishing arch and into the recovery zone where fruit and cold drinks are available.

THE BREAKFAST

A full breakfast is served immediately after the swim for those who have purchased breakfast vouchers.

This year, a special Kids Brekky Bag is also available for the young ones (containing a banana, cereal box and juice box).

KIDZONE

Throughout the course of the event, there will be activities available for the younger kids – including music, face painting and a bouncy castle. These activities will take place at the Woodman Point Reserve and also on the beach during the swim.

THE PRESENTATIONS

After a short break in proceedings, prizes will be awarded and various other presentations made by officials in the Presentations Area of the Woodman Point Reserve.

THE RESERVE

We thank DPaW for allowing us to use the Woodman Point Reserve for the event and remind all participants that there are NO PETS ALLOWED either on the reserve or the beach.

AGE GROUPS & PRIZES

To comply with MSWA insurance rules, the minimum age for a swimmer on the day of the race is 10 years old and there is no upper age limit. All swimmers, including late entries on the day, are eligible for category prizes. With two separate races conducted and all prize-winners announced during Presentations, age group prizes in both races are determined using 10 year age groups. With the help of our sponsors, the following category and age group prizes (with a total prize pool value of over $5,000) will be awarded:

1500m Event

  • 1st Male & Female – $300 Cash, Souvenir Prize Towel, Medal & $50 Vorgee Voucher
  • 2nd Male & Female – $200 Cash, Souvenir Prize Towel, Medal & $40 Cockburn Gateway Voucher
  • 3rd Male & Female – $100 Cash, Souvenir Prize Towel, Medal & $30 Cockburn Gateway Voucher
  • 1st Male & Female Wetsuit – $150 Cash, Souvenir Prize Towel, Medal & $50 Cockburn Gateway Voucher
  • 1st Male & Female in Each Age Group* – Souvenir Prize Towel, Medal & $25 Vorgee Voucher

*Age groups for race day prizes are 10-14, 15 – 24, 25 – 34, 35 – 44, 45 – 54, 55 – 64, 65 – 74, 75 and over , with all age groups determined using a swimmer’s age on the day of the race and gaining no other trophy (GNOT) rules also apply.

The 1,500m swim distance is our main event and it also forms part of the 2015/16 Livelighter Masters Open Water Swim Series. This means any Masters-affiliated swimmer will be awarded points as part of this series using MSWA’s standard 5 year age group rules after the event by MSWA. These 5 year age group results and MSWA points are NOT part of the event results announced on the day.

MSWA will publish these results and any queries about them should be directed to MSWA.

750m Event

  • 1st Male & Female – $150 Cash, Souvenir Prize Towel, Medal & $50 Vorgee Voucher
  • 2nd Male & Female – $100 Cash, Souvenir Prize Towel, Medal & 50 Cockburn Gateway Voucher
  • 1st Male & Female Westsuit – $100 cash, Souvenir Prize Towel, Medal & 50 Cockburn Gateway Voucher
  • 1st Male & Female in Each Age Group* – Souvenir Prize Towel, Medal & $25 Vorgee Voucher

*Age groups for race day prizes are 10-14, 15 – 24, 25 – 34, 35 – 44, 45 – 54, 55 – 64, 65 – 74, 75 and over , with all age groups determined using a swimmer’s age on the day of the race and gaining no other trophy (GNOT) rules also apply.

The 750m event is held to encourage participation by social swimmers, families and competitive swimmers of any age and ability. However, it does also form part of the 2015/16 LivelighterMasters Open Water Swim Series so MSWA points are also awarded in the 750m swim.

OTHER PRIZES

Other awards will be presented to:

• Youngest Swimmer

• Oldest Swimmer

• Closest to Nominated Time in 1500m swim

• Closest to Nominated Time in 750m swim

A selection of Spot Prizes are also awarded with the support of our sponsors and are allocated at random during the online registration  process. The Spot Prizes are generally made available to those lucky swimmers when confirming their registration on the day of the event.

ONE LUCKY SWIMMER WILL WIN A HOLIDAY !

This year, thanks to one of our new Gold Sponsors, The Holidayplanet Group, one lucky swimmer who registers online will be the winner of a massive $1,500 Holiday Voucher.

Holidayplanet has kindly donated this $1,500 voucher which can be used towards any interstate or overseas holiday (flights & hotel or a cruise) booked through a Holidayplanet consultant.

The voucher is just like “cash” and will be used to reduce your total holiday booking value by $1,500.

So, register to swim online now – you gotta be in it to win it…

A small number of other Major Spot Prizes may also be announced during the Presentations after the swim.

All prizes are subject to change at the discretion of the event Sub-Committee.

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RESULTS

20th Anniversary Jetty to Jetty Swim – 2016
All finishing times, results and certificates are available through these links:

1500m Swim

750m Swim

PAST RESULTS

Full race results, finishing times and downloadable certificates (from 2011 onwards) are available by using the links below.

COOGEE JETTY TO JETTY SWIM
COURSE RECORD HOLDERS
1500m
M
Simon Huitenga
2015
16m 04.8s
 
 
F
Nikita Barsby
2003
16m 53.0s
 
750m
M
Ben Brbich
2014
9m 04.0s
 
 
F
Grace Walton
2013
9m 46.0s

EVENT INFORMATION

WHAT’S FOR BREAKFAST

Always popular amongst swimmers, walkers and other spectators, breakfast can be purchased online with your swim entry and merchandise.

There is a wide selection on offer for breakfast to cater for all tastes and ALL of the following is included in the $15 Full Breakfast

Cereals

Fruit (water melon)

Hot cooked breakfast (bacon, sausage, egg, tomatoes, beans, mushrooms)

Bread/toast

Tea/coffee and orange juice.

A special $5 Kids Brekky Pack (banana, cereal box & juice box) will also be offered for the young ones.

Freshly brewed cappuccino/coffees are also available to purchase separately from “Bean A Round” who is will be onsite throughout the event.

EVENT PARKING

A large number of visitors come to the area around Woodman Point on the day of the event quickly filling the main car park. With permission from DPaW, additional overflow car parking is available on the day of the event at several locations which will be designated by signs and controlled by volunteer parking attendants.

CLICK HERE TO VIEW A MAP OF JTJ PARKING ARRANGEMENTS

WHERE WE ARE

The event takes place at John Graham Reserve, Nyerbup Circuit, Woodman Point, Coogee WA.

Where does this go?

COURSE MAP

The swim takes place in the ocean between the Woodman Point Jetty and the Coogee Beach Jetty.

A course map can be viewed by clicking on the link below:

COURSE MAP

LEEUWIN MORNING SAIL – ANNIVERSARY PROMOTION

A special anniversary sail promotion is also available as part of this year’s event. The Leeuwin II will sail from Fremantle Harbour to Coogee Beach for the start of the race and then take passengers for a morning sail, including a light breakfast and a drink on departure. Click the link below to book your tickets.

BOOKING FORM

ENTRY FEES

Registrations are only accepted through our secure online registration process OnReg operated by Blue Chip Timing, with a limited number of late entries accepted in person on the day of the event.

2016 swim entry fees have been held at the same prices as 2015 and are:

  • 1,500m Swim – Early Bird $30*
  • 1,500m Swim – Standard $35
  • 1,500m Swim – Late Entry $45
  • 750m Swim – Early Bird $25*
  • 750m Swim – Standard $30
  • 750m Swim – Late Entry $45

*Discounted Early Bird entries are only available until 11.59pm on Sunday 31st January 2016, and all online entries close at 11.59pm on Friday 11th March 2016.

FAMILY ENTRIES

This year we have introduced an option for a Family Entry for 2, 3, 4 or more family members to enter together and obtain the benefit of further discounts to individual entry fees. Look out for the special “Family Entry” options when you enter online.

SOUVENIR MERCHANDISE

Special 20th Anniversary Souvenir Merchandise may be purchased online – shirts, caps and towels. Limited quantities are available so order early to avoid disappointment!

Buy Online TOWEL-01 Buy Online TSHIRT-01 Buy Online CAP-01

Apart from these 3 individual souvenir items, we are offering specially discounted Merchandise Packs which include various combinations of 2 or 3 of these items discounted when purchased together as a pack. Look out for the special “Merchandise Packs” when completing your online entry as they are exceptional value.

SPONSORS

The event could not take place each year without the generous support of our sponsors.

Major Event Partner
This year’s event is again generously assisted with funding from the City of Cockburn as the major supporting partner of our event through a significant partnership which has been developed over the last several years. Their assistance is invaluable and reflects on their fantastic ongoing commitment to the local community.

Gold Sponsors
This year we welcome back Fremantle Ports as a Gold Sponsor and are particularly pleased to welcome all of the following who are new Gold Sponsors of this year’s anniversary event – NextGen Health & Lifestyle Clubs, Port Coogee,The Holidayplanet Group and HopgoodGanim Lawyers.

Other Major Sponsors
We also recognise the essential support from our other major sponsors ASB Marketing, Aqua Shop, The Chia Company, The Happy Snack Co, Dept. of Parks and Wildlife, Instant Toilets & Showers and Innaloo Discount Drug Store. This support from our sponsors contributes to the success of the event for all involved, so we encourage you to support them whenever the opportunity arises.

 

 

Major Event Partner

City of Cockburn supporting the Jetty to Jetty Coogee Ocean Swim

CITY OF COCKBURN

Building on solid historical foundations, the current Council’s vision is to ensure that the Cockburn of the future will be the most attractive place to live, work, visit and invest in, within the Perth Metro area.

www.cockburn.wa.gov.au

Gold Sponsors

Port Coogee supporting Jetty to Jetty Coogee Ocean Swim

PORT COOGEE

Port Coogee offers you the best in coastal living with beautiful beaches, a world-class marina and a vibrant environment. Just 5km from Fremantle, Port Coogee offers a true neighbourhood way of life where residents can enjoy living in a safe environment with a strong community spirit. A variety of living options are available from low maintenance cottage lots, family-sized lots, premium waterfront lots, and exclusive island lots through to future apartments and penthouses.

www.portcoogee.com.au

Next Gen supporting the Jetty to Jetty Coogee Ocean Swim

NextGen Health & Lifestyle Clubs

Next Gen Health & Lifestyle Club, Perth South – a local, family friendly health club which caters to all families and individuals looking to improve their lifestyle in a clean, fun and friendly environment. Equipped with a world class gym floor, 60+ group classes a week, indoor and outdoor pool, spa/sauna/steam room facilities as well as tennis and squash courts everything you could want in a health club is located just around the corner. With expert personal trainers and friendly service there has never been a better time to come down and kick-start a new healthier you!

www.nextgenclubs.com.au

Fremantle Ports supporting the Jetty to Jetty Coogee Ocean Swim

Fremantle Ports

The WA Government’s trading enterprise which strategically manages the Port of Fremantle, Fremantle Port Authority is the largest general cargo port in the State and the fourth largest in Australia.

www.fremantleports.com.au

Holiday Planet supporting the Jetty to Jetty Coogee Ocean Swim

The Holidayplanet Group The Holidayplanet Group are one of Australia’s largest independent travel groups and has been operating for almost 15 years offering holiday packages, airfares and cruises departing from Perth. At The Holidayplanet Group our energy is devoted to giving all Australians the best possible prices on the best possible range of International and Australian holiday packages. To book or discuss your next holiday please either fill in an online enquiry form or phone 1300 729 595 www.holidayplanet.com.au

HopgoodGanim Lawyers

HopgoodGanim Lawyers is a full service commercial law firm with offices in Perth and Brisbane and on the ground support in China.  We offer our clients commercially focussed advice, coupled with reliable and responsive service.  With relationships dating back 40 years and industry leading expertise in key sectors driving local and international growth, we offer our clients strategic support across the full range of corporate and commercial legal services.  We know that we offer the best client service in the legal profession.  This was confirmed this year when HopgoodGanim Lawyers was independently voted Australia’s Best Law Firm and Best Professional Services Firm in the $50m – $200m revenue category in the 2015 Financial Review Client Choice Awards.

www.hopgoodganim.com.au

Other Major Sponsors

Aqua Shop supporting Jetty to Jetty Coogee Ocean Swim

AQUA SHOP

renowned countrywide in both swimming and triathlon circles for their expertise, professional solutions and leading edge swimming product , Aqua Shop brings a new dimension in Aquatic service. Aqua Shop is here to serve you and provide you with the best possible specialised aquatic solution specific to your personal requirements.

www.aquashop.com.au

ASB Marketing  supporting Jetty to Jetty Coogee Ocean Swim

ASB MARKETING

offering Promotional Products and more, ASB Marketing is a Perth based promotional merchandise & marketing company established in 1992 and supplies a wide range of quality branded promotional merchandise and a a full promotional products program that is tailored specifically to your needs.

www.asbmarketing.com.au

innaloo discount drug store supporting Jetty to Jetty Coogee Ocean Swim

INNALOO DISCOUNT DRUG STORE

Australian owned and operated, Discount Drug Stores is a leading discount pharmacy brand with over 130 stores nationally. Providing “Everyday Low Prices” on all prescription, health and beauty needs, as well as the traditional professional healthcare advice and services. Discount Drug Stores offers medicines at cheaper prices but without compromising service or professional advice. Check out the latest online catalogue or shop instore at Innaloo DDS on Ellen Stirling Boulevard, Innaloo.

www.discountdrugstores.com.au

Happy Snack Co supporting the Jetty to Jetty Coogee Ocean Swim

THE HAPPY SNACK CO

The Happy Snack Co’s number one priority is to make you feel good about the snacks you eat. Their range of roasted Chic Peas and Fav-va Beans are 100% nut and gluten free and come with a 5 star health rating, so you know you’re making the right choice for you and your family.

www.happysnackcompany.com.au

The Chia Co supporting Jetty to Jetty Coogee Ocean Swim

THE CHIA COMPANY

Eat chia and run! Many athletes eat chia to improve their endurance, aid mobility and help with muscle repair. Chia seeds swell up when soaked in water and form a gel-like substance. This slows the conversion of carbohydrates into sugar, keeping your body fuelled for longer periods of time.

Australian grown wholegrain oats and sun ripened chia are blended with pure dried coconut milk and dried coconut flakes to give our ‘just add hot water’ Oats+Chia delicious creaminess that is dairy free.

www.thechiaco.com.au

Parks & Wildlife supporting Jetty to Jetty Coogee Ocean Swim

DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND WILDLIFE

Formerly part of DEC, this new department focuses on nature conservation and the community’s enjoyment and appreciation of Western Australia’s world class network of national and marine parks.

www.dpaw.wa.gov.au

Instant Toilets supporting Jetty to Jetty Coogee Ocean Swim

INSTANT TOILETS & SHOWERS

A leading manufacturer and supplier of a complete range of portable sanitation products through their 5 star range of portable toilets and showers.

www.instanttoilets.com.au

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