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Marc Newman Channel Swim

Aug 31st, 2015 | By
Marc Newman

Best wishes to EDOWSC club member Marc Newman who will set off from Dungeness. As a result the crossing will be 26 miles, 25% longer than the traditional route and a world first.

You can follow Marc’s swim on 1 Sep here.

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EDOWSC End of 2015 Season Lunch

Aug 30th, 2015 | By
RIggers

As in previous years, our end of season lunch on 8 November 2015 at RNLI College, Poole will be preceded by the traditional swim for those who so desire.

The lunch will be a celebration of EDOWSC’s year with some serious and some light-hearted awards. It is intended to be a relaxed social gathering with time for members to mingle.



Swimtrek 23 Aug 2015 cancelled

Aug 21st, 2015 | By
weather forecast for 23 Aug

The swimtrek planned for Sunday 23 August has been cancelled as the weather is predicted to be windy and wet and we know how quickly things do change. It wouldn’t be enjoyable picnicking and walking that distance in the rain, and the long swim isn’t feasible in high winds.



VoTwo Salty Sea Dog Triathlon and Long Swim Request

Aug 12th, 2015 | By
salty300

On Saturday VoTwo are running the last Salty Sea Dog Triathlon and Long Swim of the 2015 series.

Due to high season holidays they are looking for 2 bike course marshalls to help out on the Saturday morning triathlon race.

In return VoTwo will offer a free Long Swim Entry to any person that is able to marhsall the Triathlon race prior to the long swim.



Registration volunteers needed Aug & Sept 2015

Aug 10th, 2015 | By
EDOWSC Social 4 Aug 2015

There are a few dates over the coming weeks to the end of the season where we are short of volunteers for the registration tasks.



Marc Newman ready for World first Channel Swim crossing

Aug 3rd, 2015 | By
Marc Newman

Marc Newman will be swimming the English Channel on or around 29 August 2015 to celebrate the 30th anniversary of his first crossing and to raise funds for Julia’s House. However this time Marc will be starting from a different location, Dungeness and as a result the crossing will be 26 miles, 25% longer than the traditional route. This has never been completed before and so will be a World First.



EDOWSC SwimTrek 2015

Jul 21st, 2015 | By
Durdle Door 2

Short swims at several iconic beaches along the Jurassic Coast. Meet at Durdle Door Car Park at 8am on 23 August 2015.

Our friends at RLSS will provide a support boat to escort any swimmers wishing to swim from Durdle Door to Lulworth Cove as part of the SwimTrek for which a swim visibility tow float is mandatory.

As with the whole SwimTrek individuals pick which bits of the swim they wish to participate in – nothing is forced and you are encouraged to swim within your abilities.



Seahorse Swim 2015 Results

Jul 6th, 2015 | By
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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.



Nominations open for Poole’s Sports Awards

Jun 26th, 2015 | By
Poole Beach 1952

Poole’s Sports Awards are held each year to celebrate sporting success in the Borough. They are hosted by Poole Sports Council and supported by the Borough of Poole and will once again be kindly sponsored by the Council’s leisure partners, Everyone Active Leisure Centres.



Special offer on Kitbrix kitbags

Jun 17th, 2015 | By
Kitbrix kitbags

We are delighted to inform you of a £5.00 discount on Kitbrix kitbags (using code seahorse5) on offer to all Seahorse Swim competitors from 3.8km 1st prize sponsors, Kitbrix. Robert Aldous demonstrates on video some of the features and benefits of Kitbrix kitbags which make them particularly suitable for open water swimmers and triathletes.



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