Sunday afternoon dook at Coll Beach with Ed. Pretty choppy which was expected. Only had time for the 1 lap today. Duckman was saying an average of 13.3 degrees.
5k Skins Swim at Coll Beach this morning. Sea was so calm, like a millpond. Plenty of crabs, 2 Moonies and a few shoals of small fish. Trying and failing to keep up with Mhairi. Duckman was saying 13.3 degrees on average.
Nice 5k Skins Swim at Coll Beach this morning. A few Moon Jellyfish and loads of crabs. Water clarity much better than last time. Duckman was saying 12.5 degrees on average.
Had a great swim of Loch Broom with Calum, Robbie, Jack and others as part of the 'Wild Lady of Loch Broom' event. Well organised and really enjoyable with a fantastic bunch of people. Duckman was saying 12.9 degrees. 7.95 miles.
Cracking evening for a swim down at Coll Beach. Swam with Stuart and we bumped into Norma & Laura at the caravan park end doing some Scarper training. Duckman was saying 15.1 degrees on average.
Nice 5k non wetsuit plod at Coll Beach this morning. Few moon Jellyfish on the go. Duckman was saying 11.2 degrees on average.
Photo's from the Flannans Swim where Stuart, Ed and I swam from Eilean Mhor to Ardroil (approx 23 miles). Raised 4k for the RNLI. Thanks to Allan, Rod & Rob for kayaking. Willie from NLB for the tour. JD for moral support. Cuma crew great as ever..
Fun and games with son James down at Coll Beach this evening. Waves weren't the best for the bodyboards so did a wee bit of swimming instead.
Another good morning for a swim. Mhairi & Mark Doug were out too. Pretty calm with a slight current against you on the way back. 5k wetsuit training session done. Duckman was saying 13.1 on average. A few nice jellyfish to look out for.
A few photo's from this mornings 5k wetsuit swim at Coll Beach. Think pancakes have been less smooth than the sea today. Duckman was saying 12.8 degrees on average.
Another cracking morning for a swim at Coll Beach. Colleen, Mhairi & Helen were out enjoying the calm sea's. 5k done. Duckman was saying 13.3 degrees on average, which was nice. Plenty of crabs and a few jellyfish.
Had the pleasure of swimming alongside Scottish swim champion Colleen Blair this morning. This is the woman who thinks nothing of nipping out for a 'wee' 3 hour swim. Duckman was saying a tropical 12.5 degrees on average. 5k pre work swim done.
Nice morning on land but not so nice in the sea. Good in-coming tidal current and chop to contend with, but all part of the experience and learning how to deal with it. 5k Wetsuit swim. Duckman was saying 13.7 degrees on average.
Good 5k skins swim at Coll Beach this morning. Plenty of wildlife on the go and got to swim with the 2 seals pretty close. Saw Mark Doug. Duckman was saying an average of 14.1 degrees.
A few photo's from this mornings pre work 5k skins swim at Coll Beach. Duckman was saying 13.6 degrees on average. Nice to be back in more manageable temperatures
Sunday morning swim from Bosta to Little Bernera with Stuart and Ed. Glorious day for it and the sea is just amazing in the lagoon. Duckman was saying a tropical 14.6 degrees on average.
Nice wee swim at St.Agnes beach, Cornwall today. The UK really has some amazing coastline. Duckman was saying a balmy 17.3 degrees.
Great swim from Man o'War round to Durdle Door through the Jurassic arch, in Dorset. Water was so clear, a beautiful place for sure. Donna came in for a dip at durdle. Duckman was saying a toasty 17.9 degrees.
Good pre work 5k skins swim at Coll Beach this morning. Nice wee workout into the current on the way up but yeehah on the way back. Got a new Duckman, which was suspiciously saying 14.1 degrees....
Angus is away tomorrow to live&work in Skye, so we had a leaving swim this morning for him down at Coll Beach. Sea was like a millpond and duckman was saying a summertime high of 12.9 degrees.
Great way to start the week off with a pre work skins swim down at Coll Beach. Only had time for the 1 lap this morning (2.5k). Duckman was saying 11.7 degrees on average.
Some photo's taken from the Heb Drone (http://www.hebdrone.co.uk/) whilst they were out at Traigh Mhor, Tolsta filming us doing some training for the Swim. Thanks to Conal & Ruaraidh for supporting us & the RNLI. Looking forward to seeing the video.
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