2019 Ocean Skills Masterclass

We've got some exciting plans for this year's swim masterclass.               

With the aim of encouraging everyone to get into ocean swimming, the session will help you understand the Bondi to Bronte course conditions, and ultimately to prepare for an enjoyable B2B swim!

Compliments of Speedo, the session is free for a maximum of 50 people on a first in basis. To be eligible for registration you must be entered into either the Bondi Bay 1km or 2.2km Bondi to Bronte swim.

2019 Surf Swimming Masterclass hosted by Speedo swim ambassador Kendrick Louis

Date:            Sunday 10th November 2019
Time:           8.30am - 9.30am
Location:    Bondi Beach
Arrive:        8.10am for 8.30am start

What to Expect

This is not a learn to swim, or swim fitness session. You will be shown and have opportunity to practice skills such as:

  • Race starts
  • Negotiating the break
  • Rip identification and use
  • Slip stream swimming techniques
  • Swimming in a large group
  • sighting the buoys
  • Catching Waves & whitewater to finish the swim

Weather and Surf Conditions

Surf conditions can vary dramatically from day to day, the masterclass will go ahead unless conditions are deemed unsafe. Wet weather, wind or choppy seas are possible can can be expected.

All participants will receive a high visibility swim cap which must to be worn during the session.

Participants are required to bring: swimmers, towel, goggles, water, sunscreen and wetsuit (recommended).

You will receive full information for the session approximately 2 weeks prior, detailing where to meet, what to bring, and what to wear.


If for any reason you register and are no longer able to attend please let us know immediately so that we can offer your place to another swimmer.

Bondi to Bronte Sponsor

macquarie ocean swim sponsor sydney

Event Partner

engine swim

world series swims

Charity Partner

the kids cancer project

Junior Swim Partner

Banana Boat