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Time Trial - 600m


This is a training time trial event.

Swimmers will be timed over a 600m swim.

The course will have a 50m start and finish swim with 2 laps of a 250m circuit.

Date & Time: Session specific (book and pay separately)

Location: Firestone Bay (we meet by the tidal pool at Devils Point)

Distance: 600m

Time allowance per heat: 20 minutes (approximately 3 minutes per 100m)

Once you book you will receive a confirmation email including a datasheet to provide times. The information will be used to seed swimmers.

This event will run following a similar format to any one of our training sessions. It will start and finish in the water.

Swimmers will be required to bring their own swim hats.

This is not a competition - this is a time trial. The purpose of these events is to engage swimmers in sea-based events.

The swim is based at the Royal William Yard/Firestone Bay, Plymouth.

Safety cover will be provided by qualified lifeguards.

Swimmers MUST adhere to the government's social distancing rules.

A wetsuit is preferred - Tow Floats are optional. If you wish to race without a wetsuit, approval must be granted first.

To access this event swimmers need to be able to provide a 400m time and must be registered to a club (swim or tri) or have previous experience with Ace Swimming. This is a measure to ensure swim ability before the event, not to exclude. If you wish to swim but do not meet the above criteria, please message to discuss options.

The water temperature will be between 12-18 degrees. We will provide support in the water but it is the swimmer's responsibility to ensure they warm up before and after the event.

Note: the event will run for 4 hours but you are booking 1 swim slot with a maximum time per heat.

We do not take any responsibility for the arrival or departure. We would however advise that all participants (and spectators) respect social distancing, especially on land. As spectators, please be aware of the size of your group.

SESSIONS MAY BE CANCELLED AT SHORT NOTICE DUE TO THE WEATHER/SEA CONDITIONS. In the event of needing to cancel a session, you will be emailed with a full refund given.

T&Cs apply, please see the consent form for our cancellation policy.

PLEASE NOTE: an updated consent form is required at least once since March 2022.


Cancellation policy:

Money paid is non-refundable unless the session is cancelled by the organiser. In the event of needing to cancel a session, a 95% refund will be issued (5% of the payment is taken by the booking company).

Full payment will be made prior to the start of the session (or at an alternative date if agreed).

Failure to give 1 month’s notice to cancel a session will result in a 50% charge.

Cancellation with less than 48 hours notice will result in you being charged the full amount.

--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Please note: if no dates are available, it means the event is full


What to bring

Wetsuit and/or a tow float

Swim suit



A warm change of clothes

A drybag/bag to protect towel/robe from the elements while we swim

Suitable footwear (to walk in)


Competitive standard

Able to complete the distance in under the time allowance.

Be able to provide a time for 400m.


Register 5 minutes before your swim.

You are responsible for your warm up.

£7 per person
No times available

Where we'll meet

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