1 Mile YATES Swim

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The Yates Swim (or the Harry Yates Memorial Swim) is a one-mile memorial swim in Atlantic City, New Jersey sponsored by the Atlantic City Beach Patrol, annually held in August. It is named in honor of Harry Yates, the great Atlantic City Beach Patrol Captain, and was started in 1971.


At Albany Ave. & the Atlantic City beach


Starting on the beach, swimmers enter the water, swim towards a turn flag, then swim parallel to the beach, turn at the next flag swimming towards the beach. The finish line chute will be on the beach. The direction of the course will be determined by the conditions of the race day.


Jon Stinson, 112 North Surrey Ave., Ventnor, New Jersey 08406, or call +1-609-602-3683 or AC Beach Patrol Headquarters at +1-609-347-5304


1 mile



Event Information[edit]

Month: August

Event Date: 13 August 2012

Class: Amateur

Wetsuit: No

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