Swim Safe is coming to Boscombe

Apr 15th, 2014 | By
Swim Safe in Bude 2013

The ASA and the RNLI are working together on a programme offering free improver swimming lessons and beach safety advice for children aged 7-14.

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Bob Diggles takes on Open Water Sport Relief challenge

Mar 19th, 2014 | By
Bob Diggles with Ali and Bob

BBC Radio Solent sport producer is tackling swims, cycles and runs in various ‘mouths’ in the south west for Sport Relief. On Wednesday 19 March he was in Bournemouth to interview and then swim with East Dorset Open Water club members by Bournemouth Pier.

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2013 10km Swim Results

Sep 9th, 2013 | By
Southborne

The 10km swim saw a fantastic effort from everyone and some great swims! Needless to say we are very proud of your achievements, especially those of you who tackled the distance for the first time.

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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.

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Seacombe

Jul 10th, 2013 | By
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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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Seahorse Swim 2013 Results

Jun 23rd, 2013 | By
Seahorse Swim 2013

We were delighted to welcome BLDSA President Vince Classen to our fourth Seahorse Swim from Knoll Beach, Studland on 23 June 2013. The weather leading up to the event led us to revise our course to 3km to ensure competitors could enjoy a safe swim, albeit cooler than usual for the time of year. 165 completed the course. Results follow.

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Time Trial 11 June 2013

Jun 12th, 2013 | By
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Thank you to swimmers and volunteers who supported our time trial in preparation for the Seahorse Swim on 23 June 2013.

Congratulations to category winners Mark Harris (MW) and Stuart Purcell (NW), pictured right and left, and Jacqui Couch (FW).

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Becoming an open water official

Jun 14th, 2011 | By
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Open water swimming is becoming increasingly popular. And like any other aquatics discipline it needs officials to insure events run smoothly.

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Swim Trek 2010

Aug 5th, 2010 | By
dancingledge255

“Let’s do something different” exclaimed Club President Ali Budynkiewicz. “Let’s spend a day swimming at some different and unusual locations”.

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Wild Swimming Adventure

Jan 10th, 2010 | By
rgr2

“I’ve always been drawn to water. Maybe it’s all the fun it’s given me, all the adventures. Perhaps it’s how I feel when I’m in it – I feel free.” – Robson Green

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