They say every open water swimmer has a story to tell. Here is Swimmer 457’s (aka Bob Holman, Chairman of EDOWSC). The article featured in the October 2014 issue of Swimming Times.
The Seahorse Trust has launched an urgent Crowd Funder Appeal which we hope you will back and share among your networks if you share its aims of conservation and preservation of the marine environment.
Sunday 5 July 2015 – Knoll Beach, Studland
Applications to enter the event are now OPEN.
East Dorset Open Water Swimming Club is organising its sixth open water swim across Studland Bay, near Swanage on the Isle of Purbeck, Dorset, by kind permission of the National Trust and in support of the Seahorse Trust. The swim will be held in affiliation with the BLDSA for wetsuit and non wetsuit competitors, aged 16/O.
Start: from Knoll Beach, Studland peninsula
Swims: 2km or 3.8km (non-transferable)
Registration: 8am to 9am
Start Time: 10am
Entry Fee – £32, or £35 inclusive of temporary BLDSA Day Membership
No entries will be accepted on event day.
Awards to the top 3 fastest male / female swimmers in both wetsuit and non wetsuit categories and trophies for first local 3.8km male / female non-wetsuit swimmer over 40.
Sunday 5 July 2015
East Dorset Open Water Swimming Club will hold its annual open water swim across the spectacular Studland Bay near Swanage on the Isle of Purbeck by kind permission of the National Trust and in support of the Seahorse Trust.
The swim will be held under BLDSA rules although both wetsuit and non wetsuit competitors may enter.
Start from Knoll Beach, Studland.
Swims: 2km or 3.8km (non-transferable, held concurrently)
Registration from 8 am to 9 am.
Briefing at 9.15 am.
Start time 10 am.
The ASA National Volunteer Forum are recruiting now for a Vice Chair and three new Forum members to join the team.
The National Volunteer Forum is a group of proactive volunteers aged 25 and over from across the country who work together to develop volunteering within the aquatic disciplines.
The Seahorse Trust Autumn 2014 Newsletter includes features on EDOWSC Seahorse Swim and continuing efforts to protect seahorses and their habitats.
Good news – we have two swims left this season
Bad news – we have ONLY two swims left this season!
Due to the diminishing daylight we would like to get all the swimmers in the water by 18.15 at the latest so please do try and get to Shore Road by 1800 to allow time to register and change.
The dates for BEST FEST 2015 , the World’s premier week long open water swimming Festival have been announced! A total of eight events will take place in Colonia St Jordi, Mallorca between Saturday 23 May and Saturday 30 May 2015.
The 2014 ‘BEST FEST’ was the ‘best’ yet, with a total of 260 participants enjoying the warm welcome offered by the BEST Swim Centre and the crystal clear Mediterranean waters.
Following on from the successful channel crossings this season by Chilli Nutters; Shore to Shore; and Dorset Duo, the Club has agreed to continue with a channel relay in 2015. Find out how you can be part of this exciting challenge.
Jordan Young (02:55:52), Rob Kellaway (03:05:12) and Mark Harris (03:05:40) were the fastest 3 finishers in the club sea swim from Sandbanks to Southbourne on 7 September 2014.