Overall winners, West Dorset Warriors scored 30 points; Seagulls came second with 27 and equal third were Bere Regis Orcas and East Dorset Open Water Swimming Club with 8 points. Although BRO and EDOWSC only had one swimmer representing them, they each won their particular swim categories.
28 July 2013 – Rother Valley Country Park, Sheffield.
This event is a great chance to put your swimming and endurance to the ultimate test, some of the best open water swimmers in the country will be taking to the lake and you could be joining them too.
Spectator entry is FREE so bring along your family and friends and enjoy the action together.
29 July 2013 – Rother Valley Country Park, Sheffield.
The time has come for the younger generation of open water swimmers to take to the stage as they battle it out to gain national honours. If you’re under 19 and keen to showcase your swimming talent against some of the best open water swimmers in the country, then it doesn’t get much bigger than this.
Update: The 10km 10km Reg Blackburn Trophy Race scheduled to be held on afternoon of Saturday 29 June 2013 has been cancelled due to insufficient entries.
The events scheduled for 30 June 2013 at Preston Beach, Weymouth will go ahead as planned.
On Sunday there will be 750m, 1,5km, 2km, 3km and 5km races. These will commence from 10am with the first briefing at 9am.
Closing date for entries is 21 June 2013. Attending the appropriate race briefing is mandatory.
Dorset County ASA Open Water Sub-Committee have released details of exciting new open water team team and masters competitions they are holding on Brownsea Island on Saturday 13 July 2013.
Closing date for both competitions is Thursday 13 June 2013
Please read on and download and unzip this file for full details.
6 October 2013 – Bergeggi
For those of you who enjoy the challenge of swimming around islands (Brownsea Swim anyone?), SwimtheIsland open water swimming event takes place in the fascinating Marine Protected Area of Bergeggi, on the north-west coast of Italy.
The race course takes place in a spectacular natural setting, offering swimmers the vision of one of the most extraordinary seabeds in the Mediterranean sea. 270 swimmers entered the 1.7km / 3.5km events in 2011 and 480 in 2012.
This annually staged elite-level competition is organised around seven meets and takes place in some of the world’s most amazing natural water bodies, either freshwater (lake, rowing course, river) or saltwater (sea).
This video (4m 45s) covers the second leg of the 2013 circuit, which took place in Viedma (ARG) on 2 February 2013.
Since 2008, the Grand Prix offers the world’s best open water swimmers the opportunity of competing in an annual circuit comprising distances over 10km.
View videos from the first three legs of the 2013 circuit in Argentina: a 7 lap river swim in Rosario (15km) on 27 January 2013; a 57km swim along the Rio Coronda river from Santa Fe to Coronda on 3 February 2013; and an 88km swim from Hernandarias to Parana on 10 February 2013.
Sunday 14 July 2013, starting at 9.30am.
Taking place over the iconic Royal Henley Regatta boomed course, with full water and land safety in place and electronic chip timing; these races are the perfect introduction to open water swimming for junior swimmers aged between 8 and 14 years.
The junior races will take place around midday, after the main feature, a one mile swim, which also includes a 14 to 18 junior category.
The 2013 Swim will take place on Sunday 7 July 2013 with a start time of 8:30 hrs.
Entry Forms will be available from www.rlss-poole.org.uk during the last week of February 2013
Mailing lists are not available, however a facebook group for the 2013 swim is available.