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Friday, June 28, 2013

Grand Cayman Open Water Swim Map

If you enjoy warm water filled with marine life with a clarity and tranquility rarely matched anywhere in the world, the Cayman Islands is one of the world's greatest locations is enjoy open water swimming.

Marvelous, magical, magnificent.

Between the 3 islands of the country – Grand Cayman, Little Cayman, and Cayman Brace – and along their entire coastlines, there are innumerable unforgettable places to swim.

Under the direction of Peter Mackay (shown on left) and a number of volunteers whose passion is inspiring, the Cayman Islands Amateur Swimming Association actively endorses and encourages residents and visitors to the islands to get involved with open water swimming. It is produced an outstanding Grand Cayman Open Water Swim Map.

The map is a compilation of a selection of open water swimming courses around the Cayman Islands, user-friendly for both residents and visitors alike.

Endorsed by the world’s fastest swimming head of state His Excellency Duncan Taylor, CBE, Governor of the Cayman Islands, the guide includes maps of swims for both newbies and experienced veterans. Useful and informative, the online asset provides information on the best locations, the most appropriate entry and exit points, distances in, the expected sea conditions, and available facilities.

To download the Grand Cayman Swim Map please click here.

Photo of His Excellency Duncan Taylor, CBE, Governor of the Cayman Islands, with Olympic silver medalist Haley Anderson.

Copyright © 2013 by World Open Water Swimming Association

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The Open Water Swimming Magazine is the monthly magazine entirely focused on open water swimming heroes and heroines of every age, ability, and background. Published by the World Open Water Swimming Association, the Open Water Swimming Magazine is a free benefit to WOWSA members.

WOWSA Member Benefits include 12 issues of the Open Water Swimming Magazine, the annual 276-page Open Water Swimming Almanac, a free listing in Sponsor My Swim, outstanding product discounts from FINIS, an entry in Openwaterpedia and more...

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2014 Open Water Swimming Almanac

An Almanac for Open Water Swimming

An almanac is essentially a body of knowledge which is so complete that it enables people in different fields to make predictions about the future of their respective industries.

This, for example, was the purpose of the traditional farmers almanacs. It enabled farmers to determine as accurately as possible which crops to plant for the greatest harvests in a given year.

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