Pre work 5k swim at Coll beach this morning. 6 tiny jellyfish seen. Duckman was saying 9.5 degrees average. Nice current on the go. 1hr43mins
Great way to kick off the day with a pre work swim 5k at Coll beach. Warmer in the sea than on land. Duckman was saying 9.2 degrees average. Saw 1 crab. No jellyfish. Bit of a moody sky at times. 5k @ 1hr38mins
Trip to Ness - 25.05.2019
Fantastic day out at Ness today with Donna. Plenty to do and see there, even on a dull day. Port Stoth, Lighthouse, Charity shop, Cross stores and Borve house (had the best burger there, thanks for the treat Donna)..had a quick dook at port of Ness beach, not for the faint hearted even on a calm day....Swim video is over to the right.
Pre work 5k wetsuit swim. Great to be back in at my usual training ground. A nice few waves to swirl over. Forgot to clean my goggles with baby shampoo before getting in, so plenty of stops to wipe them. Duckman was saying 9.2 degrees. 5k @ 1hr38mins
Thanks to Mike Shucksmith from West Yorkshire Medical Services for running this amazing RLSS Open Water Lifeguard course in the highlands of Scotland. Fantastic all round group taking part. Really recommend this course to everyone...
Loch Glass - 19.05.2019
Heb Sea Swimmers on tour. Thanks to Colin & Laura for taking Norma and myself out to one of their Wild Highlanders superb swim spots at Loch Glass. Nice and overcast, along with some Scotch Mist too. Duckman was saying 10 degrees. What a swim location...
Janet's Foss - 17.05.2019
Heb Sea Swimmer on tour in the Dales at Janet's Foss. Thanks to Johnny Hartnell and Stuart Gledhill from the Dales Dippers, for coming out and showing me this fantastic waterfall swim spot of theirs. I know they more amazing swim locations Truly invigorating dook in the pool. Too excited to take a photo of Duckman temp :) He wasn't shivering....
Buttermere - 16.05.2019
Heb Sea Swimmer on tour in the lakes. Was great to finally meet up and swim with Lottie Thompson and her crew at one of their amazing swim spots. Thanks for making me feel so welcome as well as feeding me awesome cake and gingerbread :) Can't actually remember what duckman was saying but he wasn't shivering..
A few photo's from today's training swim at Coll beach. 3 moonie jellyfish spotted, no crabs. Duckman was saying anything from 8.2.-10.3 degrees. 20k @6hrs53mins
A few photo's of this evenings swim Grant at Coll beach. Met up with Stuart at the end of the first lap. Nice night for it though there was a fair amount of movement in the sea. Duckman was saying 9.3 degrees. 5k @ 1hr51mins
Photo's of this mornings swim at Coll beach. Some good waves and wipeouts along with a fair amount of movement in the sea with an outgoing tide. Duckman was saying 9 degrees average. 7.5k@2hrs49mins
You could tell it was going to be a magical swim when there's 4 deer outside your drive before you head off to the beach. Duckman was saying 10.4 degrees. 1 crab and 1 moon jellyfish spotted. 5k wetsuit swim @ 1hr42mins at Coll Beach.
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