Here you find some Informationen, that belongs to the swimming.
Swimminformations of the Beltquerung
The geographically shortest distance is nearly 21 Km. Because of current or swimming direction can that be more. You can calculate a real swimming distance of nearly 25 Kilometer.
15-21°C. The watertemperature depends on the season and the climatics conditions. Strong wind or rain can decrease it. Long-term sunshine can increase it. There is no garanty for the watertemperature. Every swimmer must be prepared of cold water.
The swimmer must have a trainer or coach for his attempt.
Beach of Rødby/Danmark
Open coast of the island of Fehmarn/Deutschland. Exceptioon is the Profi-Beltquerung. Here is the finish the beach of Gammendorf of Fehmarn/Deutschland.
Free to choose in the summer. The date can only be postponed in relation with captain and neutral observer because of bad weather.
You have to pay a administration fee, which includes the neutral observer and a swimming fee for each attempt.
Swimmingsuit, goggles, bathing cap. The use of wet suit is only allowed for the Wet-Suit-Beltquerung.
Grease in every form (Vaseline etc.)