Nevis – St. Kitts Cross Channel Swim

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Four Seasons Resort sponsors annual swim held March 26th!

Four Seasons Resort Nevis is sponsoring the annual Bente Weber Memorial Nevis to St. Kitts Cross channel swim held March 26, 2017. Racers start at Oualie Beach at 8:00 AM heading across the ‘Narrows’ and finishing at Cockleshell Beach on St. Kitts covering a distance of 2.5 miles. The 2017 race will feature three race classes – ‘Racing’ for individual competitors, ‘Assisted’ for those using snorkels or fins and new this year a ‘team relay’.

This year’s race welcomes world class and Olympic swimmers, including Karlyn Pipes a FINA masters world record holder and 2015 swimming hall of fame inductee. Karlyn will be joined by Keri-Anny Payne, three-time Olympian and 2-time crowned World Champion the 10 km Open Waters Swim. David Carry will also be swimming this year, he’s a 2 x Olympian for Great Britain having competed at the Summer Olympics in Beijing in 2008 and in the 2012 Olympics held in London. Rounding out the celebrity group is Gold Medalist Ashley Whitney from the United States. Ashley won her Gold Medal swimming at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia.

The cross-channel swim honors Bente Weber an early club member that passed away from a battle with cancer. This year the event will partner with the St. Kitts and Nevis Special Olympics hosting the first ever Open Water unified relay team crossing with four athletes swimming 1 km each.

Come out Sunday morning March 26, 2017 to cheer on all swimmers including the St. Kitts and Nevis Special Olympics swimmers. More information about the event including registration details can be found at the Nevis to St Kitts Cross-channel swim website, or by calling 869-664-2843.

Four Seasons Resort Estates Nevis proudly supports the Nevis Special Olympics, having constructed a Bocce Ball court at the Cecele Brown Integrated School on Nevis. Four Seasons Resort Estates Nevis proudly supports various causes on the island, and all homes are constructed using Nevisian contractors.

Four Seasons Resort Estates Nevis develops the private residences at Four Seasons Resort Nevis. Since 1991, eighty-one villas have been built for homeowners from over 25 nationalities.  Only 19-lots remain for purchase, as well as seven of our Villas at Pinney’s Beach residences featuring flexible ownership options, including fractional or whole-ownership options starting at $400,000. A select number of pre-owned homes are priced from $1.3 to $7.2 million and are available for immediate occupancy. For more details and information please visit or call Eric Johnson in the Real Estate Sales office at 869-469-1199.