Capt Robert S Craig Boardwalk Swim 2016


Yesterday evening was the Capt Robert S Craig Boardwalk Swim 2016 and the Ginny Craig Quarter Mile Boardwalk Swim on the beach at 14th St in front of the Commander Hotel [Map].

Capt Robert S Craig Boardwalk Swim 2016 on the 14th St Beach, Ocean City MD

Capt Robert S Craig Boardwalk Swim 2016

This event is named in honor of the late Captain Robert S Craig who served as Captain of the Ocean City Beach Patrol (OCBP) from 1935 – 1986. Throughout his 52 years of service to the Town of Ocean City, Captain Craig helped mold the Ocean City Beach Patrol into what it is today.

Capt Craig spearheaded such instructional programs as Knowledge of Waves, Spotting & Escaping Rip Currents and other training that has helped save countless lives to this day.

Captain Butch Arbin Talks Safety

Capt Butch Arbin safety talk at the Capt Robert S Craig Boardwalk Swim 2016

The Capt Robert S Craig Boardwalk Swim started after our Captain Butch Arbin talked to all the swimmers about the swim and staying safe during the swim and whenever in the ocean.

Ginny Craig Quarter Mile Boardwalk Swim

The 1/4 milers take to the water at the Ginny Craig portion of the Boardwalk Swim…


With water temperatures in the low to mid 70’s and the swimmers swimming into waves coming in from the north, and though a couple clouds threatening, it was mostly blue skies for the days challenge.

Swimmers heading into the finish line at the Capt Robert S Craig Boardwalk Swim 2016

Capt Robert S Craig Boardwalk Swim 2016

Looking for the winners of the 22nd Annual Capt Robert S Craig Boardwalk Swim 2016, heck everyone was a winner some just a little faster than the others, watch the Ocean City Beach Patrol Facebook page for the latest… Click Here!

Check out the rest of the photos in the Capt Robert S Craig Boardwalk Swim 2016 Photo Album… Click Here!

The above Photo Album is an OPEN album, so please feel free to add your photos of the Swim!

Ocean City Beach Patrol

Thank you to all the folks from the Ocean City Beach Patrol that made this Boardwalk Swim a success!

Learn more about our Ocean City Beach Patrol (OCBP) Website, Facebook and follow hashtag #ocbp on all your social media sites.

More Cool Stuff on the OCBP Website

Beach Wheelchair Info | Competitions | Employment | Jr Beach Patrol | Semaphore Alphabet [pdf] | And More!

Ocean City Life Saving Station Museum

Learn all about the history of Life Saving around Ocean City MD at the Ocean City Life Saving Station Museum located at the very south end of the Ocean City MD Boardwalk [Map]

Open daily from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm, take the tour, you’ll be amazed at what life was like back in the day, the Museum also has daily classes for all ages, learn more… Click Here!

 


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