Bente Weber Memorial


                                 March 29th 2020 

869 664 2843


                                                    General Information

The swim distance is 2.5 miles (4 km) and starts from Oualie Beach on Nevis at 8.00am and goes across the 'Narrows' to finish at Cockleshell Beach on St Kitts. The 2020 swim will be the 20th year for the Bente Weber Memorial Swim and it continues to offer both a race and a challenge to open water swim enthusiasts and adventurers alike. 

They will take on the best open ocean swimmers in the region and the world.

One of the attractions of this event is that it is not only a race but also a challenge, so for those not so fast or competent swimmers please feel free to use fins or a snorkel mask to get you across the beautiful 'Narrows'.

                                                                                              Yes, you can!

RACING - Competition class: only regulation swimwear and goggles allowed, prize category.

ASSISTED - Challenge category: for those persons wishing to use fins, snorkels,  masks, wetsuits, and/or flippers, (non prize category). 


(before January 1st)             US$95.00 (int'l)               US$85.00 (regional)
(before February 28th)        US$105.00                        US$95.00
(after March 1st)                   US$115.00                        US$105.00

                               (*Registration will close at 11.59 pm on the 26th March*)                           

                                  PLEASE NOTE - THERE WILL BE NO RACE DAY REGISTRATIONS

                                                                                  THE ENTRY FEE INCLUDES:

T-shirt, Chip timing, Finisher Medal, Swim Cap, Personal Float, Rescue boats and kayaks in case you need to rest, feed or stop. Prizes and a breakfast party on St.Kitts after the swim, One way Boat transportation (from St. Kitts or Nevis before or after the swim)

                                                                                         PRIZE CATEGORIES:-     

Under 15, 16 - 19, 20 - 29, 30 - 39, 40 - 49, 50 - 59, 60 - 69, over 70.

                                             Awards for 1st, 2nd & 3rd male and female in all categories, 

                                                                ADDITIONAL RACE INFORMATION:

Boat travel from St Kitts, boats will leave Reggae Beach bar dock from 06.30 am.

       Swimmers must bring proof of registration to secure free boat passage.

       Swimmers must attend the pre race safety briefing.

       Swimmers will be issued with a tow-behind personal flotation device for safety and visibility                      purposes, this is mandatory for all swimmers.

       Swimmers must wear the official race caps issued at the start, not wearing the cap will result                    in disqualification from the event.


With the registration to the Nevis to St Kitts Cross Channel Swim, the following conditions are valid automatically and without any exceptions.

An entry spot may not be carried over to the next year, given to another person or used for another event.

Nevis law is applicable, place of jurisdiction is Nevis.


Until 28 February 2020
33% cancellation fee

From 1 March 2020
100% cancellation fee - No refund

Contact Information

WINSTON CROOKE - Tel: (869) 664 2843 or email: