Annual Open Water Swim in Haiti
Join us for the Party at Wahoo Bay Beach from 10am to 3pm.
Saturday, January 27, 2018
3pm-6pm Registration at Wahoo Bay Beach
6:00pm Swimmer Safety Briefing at Wahoo Bay Bar
Sunday, January 28, 2018
6:30am Boat departure to Islands from Wahoo Bay
7:00am 10km swim starts from Arcadins Island
8am - 9am Last minute registration for the 1.5km Swim Kaliko Beach Resort
9:30am 1.5km swim starts from Kaliko Beach Resort
10am - 3pm After-swim Party Wahoo Bay Beach
Entry for non-swimmers: $30 paid to Wahoo. Swimmers' fees cover entry to party
12:30pm Recognition Ceremony
See the Full Schedule of Events
With support from
Swim for Haiti is 100% volunteer organized and managed
Heartfelt thanks to title sponsor, dloHaiti, and our leading sponsors Wahoo Bay Beach Resort, Marina Blue Haiti, Moulin Sur Mer Beach Resort, Crowley Marine, and to our supporting sponsors Kaliko Beach and Matelec S.A. Operational support from Ouanga Bay, the Haiti Ministry of Tourism, Ayiti Bèl Ayiti Vèt, Swimtrek, and Hero. Mèsi anpil to the Fédération des Associations de Base de la Côte des Arcadins (FECA) for the support of the fishermen in bwa fouyes.
Results and Photos from 2017 here
Read a write up from a swimmer in the 2017 Swim for Haiti.
Our Leading Sponsors:
Swim for Haiti Partner:
Marina Blue Haiti is a top rated Marina with PADI dive Resort, Scuba diving/ snorkeling Excursions, Tours, Fishing Charters, Dry dock, Water sports equipment, etc. Special trips and tours available for swim participants during the weekend of the swim.
Moulin Sur Mer is a top rated beach hotel resort in Haiti, Caribbean with its 68 air-conditioned bedrooms furnished with Haitian art and crafts, beach and marine services.
With Operational Support from:
Ayiti Bèl Ayiti Vèt pioneered the adventure race phenomenon on the Côte des Arcadins with its first event in 2013. It continues to promote environmental awareness and tourism for Haiti.
Wahoo Bay Beach is an oceanfront paradise just forty-five minutes north of Port-au-Prince, pleasantly nestled between the majestic Matheux Mountains and the Gonave Bay, Wahoo Bay Beach will be your home-away-from-home during your voyage to the Caribbean.
Title and Operational Sponsor:
dloHaiti provides clean water to underserved communities throughout Haiti. Its leading product Ovive is affordable, clean, and safe.
Swimtrek has been pioneering adventure swimming holidays for over a decade. From classic swims to one week tours and short escapes, swimtrek helps swimmers explore the world safely and comfortably.
Hero Client Rescue provides high quality 911 medical services in Haiti. Purchasing a HERO Membership gives you and your loved ones access to USA standard emergency care, and proceeds go to fund HERO's core mission of helping to build EMS capacity in Haiti.
CRCA is the local regional association of businesses that support the swim. Without their leadership and support, the swim would not be possible.
FECA is a conglomerate of associations federated to address social issues in the region of the Côte des Arcadins.