2.1. To promote the art and sport of swimming and particularly long distance swimming.
2.2. To ensure adequate safety standards and the promotion of a Pilot Life-Saver scheme.
2.3. To draw up and publish uniform laws and rules for the control and regulation of the Association’s events and of individual swims by its members who seek recognition by the Association.
2.4. To establish liaison where ever possible with all similar organisations with a view to international standardisation of long distance laws and rules.