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Sidmouth’s first Great Sea Swim a resounding success

Sunday morning saw just over 100 swimmers braving challenging conditions in Sidmouth’s first Great Sea Swim, organised by Sidmouth Surf Lifesaving Club in conjunction with Ace of Clubs Triathlon Club and the event sponsors Kitsons.

The swim was in the aid of the Teenage Cancer Trust and the event raised £3,100 for the valuable services for young people the charity provides.


Interview with Ross Edgley, the man who did swim arround the entire coast of Brittain.

Grandmother Jenny makes a splash with gold at Slovenia swim gala

IN MORE than 30 years of competitive swimming, an octogenarian grandmother from the Isle of Wight continues to defy all the stereotypes of old age by becoming a European swimming champion.

Walsall swimmers smash Channel record in memory of tragic friend

For most people, swimming the Channel would be considered a huge achievement.

But an intrepid team of swimmers, who formed in memory of a tragic friend, crossed the 20-mile stretch separating England and France not once, not twice – but an incredible four times without stopping.

Record numbers to take part in Dart 10k outdoor swim.

This weekend 1,600 swimmers are diving into the country’s longest running, longest distance, outdoor organised swim this weekend in Devon.  

Aspire Channel Swim 2018

Monday, 10 September, 2018 (All day)


Anyone and everyone can be a champion and take part, so whether you’re 7 or 107, taking part on your own, or in a team, dive into autumn’s greatest challenge to help raise money for Aspire and people affected by Spinal Cord Injury.

Swimmer shocked by jets off Scottish coast to mark 100 days at sea

Ross Edgley has not stepped foot on land since he began his swim on June 1.

In that time he has swam 1230 miles, spent 2039 hours in the sea and completed 1,600,000 strokes.

The Great Sea Swim 2018 Sidmouth

Sunday, 16 September, 2018 - 10:45

Sidmouth Surf Lifesaving Club will be organising an open water swim along the seafront at Sidmouth on third Sunday of September.

The Great Sea Swim is a charity event with all proceeds of the event going to the Teenage Charity Trust – you can see the work they do at www.teenagecancertrust.org

28th Annual Bermuda Round the Sound Swim

Sunday, 7 October, 2018 - 10:00

28th Annual Bermuda Round the Sound Swim
​Sunday October 7, 2018
10K, 4K, 2K, 0.8K

For all information about this event and how to register look @aquamoonadventures

Newlywed Woodbridge couple break channel swimming record

A newlywed couple from Woodbridge have become the youngest husband and wife channel swimmers.

Lily Fletcher, 28, a management consultant and Teddy Fletcher, 32, a surgeon, completed the gruelling channel swim together in 15 hours 30 minutes, arriving at Calais just after 4am on Wednesday, August 29.