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Best practice, thought leadership, survival guides & more…

It’s a big part of my job to know a lot about the water; tides, safety, environmental issues, the health benefits of swimming and more. Have a read! I hope you’ll find them informative and motivational.

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2929,09, 2023

Dive In Safely: A Comprehensive Guide to Water Safety

Water is a source of endless fun and relaxation, but it can also pose risks if not respected and understood properly. Whether you're heading to the beach, a pool, or a serene lake, water safety should always be a top priority. In this blog, we'll dive deep into the world of water safety, providing you with essential tips and knowledge to ensure your aquatic adventures are enjoyable and, most importantly, safe.   **1. **Swim Where It's Safe:** The first rule

2929,11, 2022


My Top OPEN WATER SWIMMING Essentials I am frequently asked what kit i use for open water swimming and with the amount on the market it can be a fairly confusing and frustrating task, so here are my top picks. Goggles I can't tell people often enough what a difference a good comfortable pair of goggles makes. if your goggles are scratched, leaking and steaming up then you need a new pair. My

1515,02, 2022

How Does an English Channel Relay Swim Work?

How does an English Channel Relay Swim Work? England to France. The shortest distance between England and France is 21 Miles (32 km) in a straight line but the path the swimmers swim is more of a S shape and that is to do with the tides/currents pushing along the channel. Swims start from either Shakespeare Beach or Samphire Hoe in Dover and hope to finish on the beach at Cap Gris Nez in France.

1616,11, 2021

Winter Swimming in the English Channel

Brrrrr it's COLD in There! Pass the TEA. Winter Swimming in the English Channel Here off the south coast of the UK in the English Channel the water never reaches temperatures above 20 degrees. Even at 20 degrees the water is chilly but as we say goodbye to summer and head into autumn and winter the water temperature in the channel will dip as low as 5 degrees. The most important part of cold water swimming is of

1313,04, 2021

Into the Blue – Mental Health Benefits of Sea Swimming

Mental Health Benefits of Sea Swimming Let’s just start with the obvious, these times are tough. Some of us in the U.K have been in lockdown for what feels like an eternity, our children are home-schooling, and emotions are wild. We all live in hope that this will be a distant memory soon and life will go back to what we once knew as ‘normal’. So, let’s take a look at what we can do to help our

“What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything?”
Vincent Van Gogh
“What’s a worry once your in? Let the sea evaporate all the thoughts on which you cogitate. Let the slop chop of arm in, arm out silence that to-do list din”
“Let the world dissolve into the current and the cold, to your worries (for the moment) become reconciled, swim free, swim wild”


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