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EDOWSC 10km Swim 2016

Sep 13th, 2016 | By
Marc Newman

Congratulations to all 9 EDOWSC swimmers who enjoyed a fabulous 10km swim from Southbourne to Shore Road, Poole on 11 Sep 2016.

Time Trial 16 Aug 2016

Aug 17th, 2016 | By

12 took part in our fourth informal Time Trial of the season, swimming either to the first groyne in the Sandbanks direction and back to the RNLI Lifeguard station at Shore Road (1km) or continuing on to Flaghead Chine and back (2km). Well done!

EDOWSC Membership Applications and Renewals 2016

Jan 16th, 2016 | By

The Membership year for EDOWSC and the ASA runs from 1 Jan to 31 Dec. We hope everyone enjoyed swimming with us in 2015 and will renew their membership by 31 January to to continue doing so this year and enable the Club to make its required full membership return to the ASA by mid-Feb. Find out to join / renew and pay here.

Brownsea Swim 2015 Results

Aug 5th, 2015 | By
Brownsea Swim 2015

The 2015 around Brownsea Island Swim on 2 August 2015 was well-supported by EDOWSC swimmers and volunteers. Our thanks as always go

  • RLSS Poole for organising the event and providing safety cover assisted by local lifeguarding clubs.
  • National Trust
  • John Lewis Partnership

Kitbrix discount for Club Members

Jul 21st, 2015 | By
Kitbrix kitbags

Seahorse Swim prize sponsors Kitbrix are delighted to offer EDOWSC club members a £5.00 discount on their kitbags (using code edowsc5) via Kitbrix. Robert Aldous introduces his company and explains why the kitbags are particularly suitable for open water swimmers and triathletes.

Seahorse Swim 2015 Results

Jul 6th, 2015 | By

Our sixth annual Seahorse Swim on 5 July 2015 attracted swimmers from all over the country to Knoll Beach, Studland for 3.8km and 2km events in support of the Seahorse Trust. It was a good to see current and former club swimmers winning their their categories.

Chilli Nutters Channel Relay 2014

Aug 14th, 2014 | By
Tom, Judith, Chris and Mark of the @edowsc Chilli Nutters

Update 16 Aug 2am #edCN14 – @edowsc Chilli Nutters got the go ahead for their Channel relay crossing and left Dover at 11am on Fri 15 Aug. They completed it after 15h 14m of challenging conditions – well done to all.

Seahorse Swim 2014

Jul 3rd, 2014 | By
Seahorse Swim 2014

Our Swim21 accredited club’s open water Seahorse Swim across Studland Bay in support of The Seahorse Trust and National Trust took place on 22 Jun 2014 and was filmed by Ross Birnie & Will Goldenberg.

Lynne Cox – Open Water Swimming Manual

Sep 2nd, 2013 | By
Lynne Cox

Lynne Cox has set open water swimming records across the world, and now she has focused her decades-long experience and expertise into this definitive guide to swimming.


Jul 10th, 2013 | By
SwimTreck Seacombe 34

Bob Holman wasn’t sure whether to tell us about this wild swim as it is Dorset’s best kept secret!

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