GO TRI Open Water Brighton & Hove

Sunday 20 October 2019

Booking Closed

Event Details:

WHEN Sunday 20 October 2019
WHERE Lifeguard Station , Brighton Seafront , Brighton bn12pq
PRICE £15.00
LEVEL Starter
INFO Minimum age - 18


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GO TRI Open Water Brighton & Hove

Sunday 20 October 2019


GO TRI Open Water Training Day 


The GO TRI Open Water training day is aimed at first timers who have entered or intend to enter the Brighton and Hove triathlon, GO TRI or any other sea swim Triathlon.

This session will help you prepare and feel confident for your first open water swim event by covering the following:

  • How to get into and out of a wetsuit
  • How to swim in a wetsuit
  • Swimming in the waves
  • Swimming in a group with other participants
  • Introduction to and top tips for transition
  • getting comfortable in open water - special provision will be made for first time open water swimmers
  • practice sighting to navigate an open water course
  • learn how to turn around buoys
  • A Q+A session on participating in a Triathlon


Date: Saturday 20th July 2019 

Time: 10:30am to be in the water for 11am 

Cost: £15.00

Location: The Lifeguard station on the beach, at West Pier, Kings Road, Brighton. You will be able to identify the Lifeguard station by its red windbreakers and coloured flags, there will also be a Red GO TRI Flag positioned about 200m east of the Peace Statue and 300m west of the derelict West Pier.  The nearest landmark is the bandstand.

The GO TRI Open Water Training Day will be delivered by British Triathlon qualified coaches from Brighton Triathlon Club. Many thanks to BRI TRI. 

We recommend cycling to the venue, please bring a bike lock. But there is parking on the sea front, adjacent streets and a car park five minutes walk away at Regency Square Car Park, Brighton BN1 2GG, there is no free parking in this area.

What you'll need

General kit list:

  • Trainers
  • Shorts/Leggings
  • T-Shirt or top
  • Water bottle
  • Towel


  • 1 or 2 piece costume for ladies
  • Trunks or shorts for men
  • A wetsuit if your swim is open water
  • Don't forget your goggles!

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