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I love asking swimmers about their swim as they come out of the ocean alive and invigorated. I also have to say "What did you see?" The first swimmers I asked surprised me as they delved inside their cossies and pulled out pieces of fruit! "A banana' said Lesbubbles and... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Pacific Jules
Despite the high grey clouds, it was a beautiful day for a swim. 22.5 degree water meant that there were no excuses to not jump in today. I headed to the water at about 7.30am and it was busier than ever! Whilst swimming around the corner there were blue gropers... Continue reading
Posted Mar 1, 2021 at Pacific Jules
The Sunrise show came to Manly this morning and a few of us shared our love of the B&B and passion for swimming with this amazing group in this very special corner of the world! Sam Mac with our very own Sam Mac (Sam McCourt), me, Anthony, Alexis and Trudi... Continue reading
Posted Feb 22, 2021 at Pacific Jules
After all the buzy commotion of the weekend's Cole Classic and Sun Run and Bluebottles last week, it was back swimming across Cabbage Tree Bay for many of us today! We've been swimming the Harbour, from Shelly and many at Balmoral but it was great to be back in this... Continue reading
Posted Feb 8, 2021 at Pacific Jules
Love your blog Jocelyn. You've a great writing style.Thank you for your kind comments. I have nagged or encouraged quite a few people to start swimming with the B&B but not Henrietta i must add! I managed to find a beautiful Numb Ray, Eagle Ray and Fiddler ray today even though the water was murky. The Octopus wasn't in his ledge out from Halfway steps though. Good luck everyone at the weekend!
I first swam with the B&B exactly 10 years ago on 26th January 2011. It was honestly one of the top 3 best decisions I've ever made! Today was a different Australia Day swim to what I've been used to the last 10 years. There wasn't a gathering on the... Continue reading
Posted Jan 25, 2021 at Pacific Jules
I got one a few years back too that got front page Manly Daily! Thanks Cheryl
At a right angle from halfway stes to pool statue theres a white craggy rock! He's next to a shell there!
Gary loves visitors Janet!
I see what you mean Amanda!
You never know what you'll see in CTB!
It's just swimmers swimming at different times of the day Thomas
Absolutely! Thanks Michele
Yes they have a farm at Wingham I think elizabeth.
Thanks Shelley. Really appreciate your comments and encouragement!
Such a beautiful sight this morning...a seal lapping up the sunshine on the ledge behind the wall at Fairy Bower. He's heard about amazing Cabbage Tree Bay and like us realises it can't get any better than this! My photos are cropped by the way and the wall divided onlookers.... Continue reading
Posted Jan 11, 2021 at Pacific Jules
It’s a tough gig to follow up on the incredible blog that Lainy posted yesterday… so much amazing sea life!! Let’s give it a go! A happy new year to the BB swim team. I hope you all had a lovely break and are feeling refreshed and ready to take... Continue reading
Posted Jan 4, 2021 at Pacific Jules
Great conditions for today's swim! The sky was brighter, water warm, no Blueys and visibility not too bad. It's always a beautiful swim when an Eagle Ray flies beneath you too! Happy Birthday to lovely swimmer Daphne pictured here with Jo yesterday in duller weather. Sorry i missed you for... Continue reading
Posted Jan 3, 2021 at Pacific Jules
Photo of Lauren taken Sunday over Bower rocks! Even with Covid restrictions we must admit we've still had a fantastic year of swimming in Cabbage Tree Bay! We've had more Turtles and Grey Nurse sightings than ever before. By staggering our swim times and breaking into smaller groups new friendships... Continue reading
Posted Dec 28, 2020 at Pacific Jules
Great blog and lovely of you to step in when you thought Simon couldn't do it!
Thanks Jeff with a J!
We certainly do. Always great seeing you for a chat too!
Always better than you expect on miserable looking days like this...and you're always glad you got in the water for a splash, a dash or even a challenging swim! Remember there's always options and most of us enter in and out at Shelly Beach when it's looking treacherous at Manly!... Continue reading
Posted Dec 13, 2020 at Pacific Jules
Yesterday's seal was still at North Steyne this morning looking like he owned the beach and giving our swim playground the seal of approval! Conditions were great this morning. A few waves, bit of bounce but warm and clearer water. I asked the wardens guarding the seal what their usual... Continue reading
Posted Nov 30, 2020 at Pacific Jules
Lots of happy swimmers this morning, calmish waters, warm temps but not many marine-life sightings... 6.27am and these friends meet up pre-swim fo Ali's 40th birthday. It looked like champagne in the beakers but I didn't like to ask... Parties start early at the B and B! This party ended... Continue reading
Posted Nov 17, 2020 at Pacific Jules