What a way to start the day off, with a 5k swim at Coll Beach with Stuart, Angus & Mark. Duckman was saying 12.9-13.8 degrees. He's a cheeky chap
Good to be back on the old stomping ground of Coll Beach today with Ed. Thanks to Joseph for kayaking & photo's. Duckman was saying 13-14 degrees, depending what end of the beach.
First Hebrides Triathlon event in the Western Isles over on the west side of Lewis. Donald Smith and myself came first in the Team event (swimmer+cyclist/runner).
Donna and myself stayed overnight in Arisaig during a campervan trip. Beautiful beach and campsite too. Water was lovely and toasty....
2 Colins visit 2 islands with Colin J Mckinnon. Great to take Colin swimming over to Pabbay & Little Bernera today. Weather was fantastic, with Duckman saying 12.9-14.2 degrees. Positively balmy
Fathers day swim at the Braighe. Had time for one lap today, zig zagging in the chop. Duckman says 12.5 degrees average. Thanks to Joseph for kayaking.
Cracking trip down to Hushinish today with Donna, Ciara & Loki. One of best places in the world. Had time for a quick swim in the lovely clear sea..
Loch Suaineabhal swim. Fantastic scenery all round. Thanks to Joseph company/kayaking. Duckman was saying a tropical 13.5 degrees average. 8.81km overall.
Pre work skins swim at Coll Beach this morning. Thanks to Joseph for spotting & photo's. Duckman was saying 11.5 degrees average.
Monday morning skins swim. Summer is officially here as the water temp has risen to a Mediterranean style 12.5 degrees
7.30am skins swim at Coll Beach (third one of the week). Thanks to Joseph & Lauren for spotting & photo's. Duckman was saying 10.2 degrees on average.
Birthday skins swim at Coll Beach this morning. Managed a lap in about 50 minutes. Thanks to Joseph for spotting & photo's. Duckman was saying 9.5 degrees average.
Some photo's from this mornings skins dip at Coll Beach. Thanks to Joseph Macleod for spotting from the shore. Duckman was saying 10.5 degrees average. Managed to get a lap done, was very slow on the way back against the current. New pb of 51 minutes
Great to finally get a lap of Traigh mhor (Tolsta) done. Swam round to Garry beach, to top it off, as conditions were favourable. Duckman was saying 9.5 degrees average. Fab swim, on a glorious morning, with Ed & Tom. Testing the Suunto Ambit 3 (on wrist
Skins swim at Coll Beach this morning. Wasn't in as long as yesterday due to time constraints, but swam further. Duckman was saying 9.5 degrees average. Thanks to Joseph for spotting from the shore & taking photo's.
Got a bit further skin swimming this morning at Coll Beach. Building it up slowly but surely. Duckman was saying 9 degrees average.
Grand day out swimming from Bosta Beach to Little Bernera with Stuart Baird & Ed Smith. Left Duckman in the car today as using tow float. ·
Celebrating the arrival of double figures in the sea at Coll Beach this morning with Joseph. Duckman was saying 10.3 degrees average. Yeehah!!!!
Cracking morning for a non wetsuit dip at Coll Beach with Joseph. Duckman was saying 9.9 degrees average. Great way to start the day
Sunday Swim at the Braighe. Did a couple of laps (7.5km). Thanks to Joseph for the company & kayaking alongside. Duckman was saying 8.6 degrees average, which according to Calum's guide is 'decent' I'd say anyway.
Had a good swim at the braighe today with Ed. Duckman was saying 9 degrees average. We even saw a buzzard back at the car park
Saturday swim at the Braighe. Did a couple of laps which was 7.26km (4.5 miles). Duckman was saying 8.2 degrees average. Thanks to Joseph for kayaking/company.
Had time for an early morning sea swim today. Thanks to Joseph Macleod for the kayak support/company. Duckman was saying a balmy 7 degrees average.
Had time to fit an after work swim at the Braighe today. Good workout coming back up against the tide. Duckman was saying 9 degrees average. 13 April 2016
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