Will you have a CLDSA approved swim observer on the boat (this could be you)?
Have you contacted SANParks to notify them of the swim (Robben Island swims)?
Robben Island swims: Have you paid relevant SAN Parks’ fees and sent through proof of payment?
Robben Island swims: Email firstname.lastname@example.org to ask that CLDSA makes contact with Port Authority and Robben Island for notification and approval (at least 48hr before the swim)? You’ll need to request a swim time.
Has your swimmer completed his/her checklist?
We recommend a first aid qualification.
On the day:
Adhere to all maritime requirements.
Robben Island swims: Skipper to notify Port Control on channel 14 of swim start and again when swimmer is 1 nautical mile from island.
Robben Island swims: If swim start is delayed by more than 2 hours – swim must be cancelled
Robben Island swims: If swim is cancelled or postponed, pilot to notify CLDSA swim co-ordinator: email@example.com who needs to contact Robben Island.