2023 Carifta swimming team announced

Two national teams that will be travelling to represent the Cayman Islands for the 2023 CARIFTA Championship next month.   The Hon. Minister Bernie Bush offered congratulations to both the swimming and track and field teams at the Government building last week as they begin final training and preparations ahead of the games.   “AsContinue reading “2023 Carifta swimming team announced”

Ferguson wins season-opening Foster’s 800 sea swim

The domestic sea swim season opened on Saturday (15 Oct.) with Thomas Ferguson edging defending winner Will Sellars to take first in the 38th -annual Foster’s 800-metre Sea Swim. “It’s a really significant event,” Cayman Islands Aquatic Sports Association Events Director Martin Trott said. “It normally kicks off our open water swim season for theContinue reading “Ferguson wins season-opening Foster’s 800 sea swim”

Fraser Properties open water relay makes a splash

“This was a fun, family event that everyone enjoyed”, said Jim Fraser, father of Shaune and Brett Fraser – Cayman’s Olympic swimmers who took part in all CIASA’s open water swims when they were age group swimmers, but are now best known for their exploits in the pool rather than open water. And to proveContinue reading “Fraser Properties open water relay makes a splash”

Sellars wins the pirates week open water 5k

64 swimmers took to the waters off Governor’s Beach Saturday (21 November) morning for the 40th Annual KPMG Pirates Week Open Water Swim. Half of those swimmers competed in the 5k race, which was one of three (5K, 3K and 1K) events on the day. Will Sellars emerged as the 5K winner, after passing theContinue reading “Sellars wins the pirates week open water 5k”

Annual pirates’ week sea swim set to take off

Swimmers are gearing up for the 40th annual Pirates Week Open Water Swim, set to take place this Saturday (21 November) at Governors Beach on West Bay road. It’s an event organised by KMPG, Pirates Week Cayman National Festival and the Cayman Islands Aquatic Swimming Association (CIASA). The event will host a 5K, 3K andContinue reading “Annual pirates’ week sea swim set to take off”