Wuhan International Yangtze River Crossing Festival
Started in 1934 with 44 swimmers, the International Challenge of Swimming Across The Yangtze River has grown to international proportions with the largest cash prize money in the world
The Selkie Henley Classic is an upstream 2.1km swim along the world renowned Henley Royal Regatta course. The swim takes place at dawn, with swimmers assembling in the dark, and entering the water from around 4am, just as the sun is rising.
Henley Swim is privileged to have exclusive access, and this is the only opportunity to swim this stunning stretch of the River Thames in a safe and supervised manner.
The swim takes you past all the famous regatta landmarks including the members grandstand, and ends at the official regatta finish.
After a short walk back to the event village, there is breakfast and prize giving.
For those that wish, camping is available on the Saturday night.