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Hope Cove Weekend
August Bank Holiday 2024
Monday Events

Welcome to Hope Cove Weekend - Monday 26th August 2024

Main sponsors

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Hope Cove Weekend 'Programme of Events' is on sale at:

The Hope Cove Store

Hope Cove Weekend 'Hub'

Malborough Post office

Hope Cove House

Hope + Anchor

The Cove

Harbourmaster's Hut

The Cottage Hotel

Please note, all events timings are subject to change, please ask at information points and listen
to tannoy announcements for timings, registration etc.
Judges decisions are final!

Monday 28th August

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A fun filled Monday morning awaits, with the focus on the water.

Which activities are for you?

  • Beach Yoga
  • Beach Pilates
  • Open Swim
  • Dog Fancy Dress
  • Family Sports
  • Beach Flags
  • Raffle and Closing presentation
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Monday Event Sponsors

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Beach Pilates

Registration 8:45am

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Beach Pilates registration

Harbour Beach

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Open Swim

Registration 9:00 - 10:30am

Kindly sponsored by:

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Registration: 9:00-10:30am
Information Point
Start: 11:30 am
Harbour Beach
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The average sea temperature at this time of year is between 16°-20°. It is your decision if you would like to wear a wetsuit. We would strongly recommend the use of a tow float if you have one. The following is a useful link to a guide for Open Water Swimming
sh2out-safe-open-water-swimming-advice.pdf (
Important information

Open to over 18 only, a 0.7-1k open water swim from Harbour Beach to Mouthwell Beach.

Swimmers must be confident in the water and be able to swim that distance.
Registration You must register to take part. Registration will be during Saturday at the caravan. Registration will close at 2pm.
Places are limited to 50 people only. The cost for this event is £5 and you will be issued with your swim hat and number. You will be asked to sign a disclaimer

Check In
This will be at Harbour Beach at 2.30. All swimmers to bring their hats with their number. Your number will be then written on your hand once checked in
Check out
Upon finishing at Mouthwell, you MUST check out with the HCW volunteer, giving your number.
You must keep to the course which will be marked and explained at the pre race brief just before the event. A final decision whether the race will go ahead will be taken by the Harbour Master and HC Lifeboat.
Medal presentation 
The presentation of medals will be back on Harbour Beach straight after the race.

Dog Fancy Dress

Start: 10:00am

Kindly sponsored by:

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Start: 10:00am
Harbour Beach

Family Sports


Kindly sponsored by:

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Start: 12:30pm
Harbour Beach

Beach Flags

Start: 1:00pm

Kindly sponsored by:

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Start: 1:00pm
Harbour Beach
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Raffle + Closing Ceremony

Start: 2:30pm



Start: 2:30pm
Outer Hope Square