07:30 – 09:00 Participants meeting and grab bag pick-up at Lido di Lugano
07:30 – 09:00 Latecomers sign up (based on availability, not guaranteed)
09:15 Departure to Caprino with SNLL boats
09:45 Swim event start from Caprino
10:30 First finishers arrive at Lido di Lugano
from 12:15 Pasta party
In case of unfavorable weather please call 1600 (press 2 for sport) on the day of the Traversata after 7am.
If calling from abroad: +41 848 80 16 00 (press 2 for sport)
Last sign up deadline: Friday 9th August or at the achievement of 800 partecipants.
The sign up is valid only when the payment is received.
In case of cancellation of the event or the participant drop out, the sign up fee is not refunded.
In case of cancellation the event will not be re-scheduled for another day.
Delayed sign up
Based on availability, it will be possible to sign up on location on the event day. (CHF 40/Euro 40).
Conditions of participation
Every swimmer who is healthy, over 14 and swims under their own responsibility is allowed to sign up. For athletes in possession of a competitive license released by the Swimming Federation of their own country, the age limit is 12 years old (reached on the event day at the latest).
Underage swimmers must, prior to the start, deliver to the committee an authorisation signed by the parents or the legal tutor.
Flippers or other swimming gear are not allowed. The use of the swim cap and the numbered safety buoy is mandatory for the whole duration of the swim.
Insurances are under the participant’s responsibility. The committee declines any responsibility in case of injury, damage or theft.
Except for written dissent of the participant, the committee hold the right to publish on its website the photos taken during the event.