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Flowers Sea Swim 2023

Schedule of Events (updated Sat, June 17th 2023)

  • The Annual Flowers One Mile Sea Swim & Walk & Watch will be held Saturday 17th June 2023.
    The race starts at Coral Beach (the old Royal Palms) and ends at the Ritz-Carlton Grand Cayman. Check in 12pm-1.45pm. The Swimmer Briefing is at 2:10pm and the Race starts 2:30pm sharp.
    *  Note: Depending on ocean currents, the start/finish locations may be reversed. 

  • Flowers International 3K and 10K Swims - TBC for 2023

See Flowers Sea Swim website for up to date information.

Flowers One Mile Sea Swim & Walk & Watch

Every year 1,000 swimmers enter Cayman’s crystal clear blue flat waters along Seven Mile Beach and compete in the Flowers One Mile Sea Swim along stunning Seven Mile Beach. The Sea Swim is one of Cayman's biggest sporting events and is also known as the world’s richest race, with participants being eligible to win $100,000 in prizes. Even better, it’s also a fantastic fundraising event as all entry fees are donated to NCVO Children's Services.

Competitors range from 8 to 80 years and are of varying abilities. Olympic swimmers and local brothers Shaune and Brett Fraser compete every year bringing some star quality to the event and provide inspiration to young Cayman swimmers. The rest of the field is made of up of local and visiting swimmers ranging from the pretty speedy to breast strokers; all aiming to cross the line and be in with a chance of winning some great prizes!  US$10,000 is given to anyone who breaks the world record of the fastest swum ocean mile.

For those who aren’t confident in the water there is a Walk & Watch option whereby you walk the one mile on the beach, alongside the swimmers. This is a great way to share in the excitement, contribute to a worthy cause and still be eligible to win fantastic prizes!


While the top athletes will be competing for the top awards, everyone else is hoping to win over $100,000 in cash and random prize. The odds of winning are 1-in-7 and prizes include tablets, hotel stays, restaurant vouchers, airline tickets and more. All finishers receive a fantastic t-shirt and goody bag full of great surprises


All registration proceeds will be donated to the YMCA Cayman Islands’ Learn to Swim Program.

Entry Fees

The Flowers Mile and Walk & Watch

Saturday, June 17th, 2023
The Flowers Mile CI$50 or US$60
Walk & Watch CI$20 or US$25

Spaces are limited for the Flowers One Mile Sea Swim so get registered now! Entry is limited to 1,000.

3k & 10k Swims
TBC  2023
The Flowers International 3k and 10k races: CI$64 or US$80 respectively.

Spaces are limited for the 3k and 10k swims so get registered now! Entry is limited to only 150 swimmers for the 3k and 50 swimmers for the 10k. Registration will close as soon as the limit is reached or on race day, whichever is sooner. Race day registration will be CI$150 for both races.

For further information and to register visit the Flowers Sea Swim website.