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EDOWSC 10km Swim Results

Sep 13th, 2015 | By
Emil and Jordan

Congratulations to all nine swimmers who took part in our 10km swim on 13 September 2015. With very testing conditions and a ‘lumpy’ sea, everyone swam magnificently!


Exciting year ahead for EDOWSC

Aug 5th, 2015 | By
English Channel

In this interview recorded on 2 August 2015, Ali Budynkiewicz shares news of swims EDOWSC club members are planning and training for over the coming 12 months.

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!

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.