Shark Bait Swim

Each year, local swimming clubs, Jumby Bay homeowners and guests and staff of the resort take part in a challenging 3-kilometer swim from Jumby Bay Island to mainland Antigua. Proceeds from the event are allocated across various philanthropic organizations and community projects in Antigua.

On April 30, 2017, the 13th Annual Shark Bait Swim featured outstanding participation from 94 swimmers, including members of 8 unique Antiguan swim clubs, as well as homeowners and guests of Jumby Bay, A Rosewood Resort.  Last year’s runner-up Sebastian Gobinet returned to take first place with a time of 41:47 minutes

1st Place: Sebastian Gobinet 41:47 mins.
2nd Place: Sam Pearson 47:33 mins.
3rd Place: Vernon Osbourne 48:37 mins.

Under 8 – Jayann Elvin 99:00 mins.
Under 12 – Luke Pollen Brooks 49:43 mins.
Under 17 – Sebastian Gobinet 41:47 mins.
Under 45 – Sam Pearson 47:33 mins.
Over 45 – Julie Esty 59:01 mins.
Homeowner – Elizabeth Bunce 78:32 mins.