The Jumby Bay Fund is proud to announce that the 13th Annual Shark Bait Swim will be held on Sunday April 23rd, 2017. Each year, local swimming clubs, Jumby Bay homeowners, guests and staff of the resort take part in a challenging 3-kilometer swim from Jumby Bay Island to mainland Antigua.
Last year, the event was held on April 3, 2016, 86 contestants participated in the 12th Annual Shark Bait Swim. Record-setting times were achieved by the first four finishers. The overall winner, Makaela Holowchak, turned in a tremendous swim, finishing in just 38 minutes and 56 seconds, besting the previous record by three minutes and four seconds. Proceeds from the event are allocated across various philanthropic organizations and community projects in Antigua.