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Here's 50 reasons (OK maybe 53) reasons why the the crew from this morning's 630 drinks express and 'its 7 oclock swim get out of a warm bed to jump into a cold ocean. You can see the conditions and temperature at the end of the clip. And here's where... Continue reading
Posted Oct 17, 2022 at Pacific Jules
The best way to describe the conditions is to see them so here you go... To see the other video blogs click here: B&B video blogs 2021 Summer Badge Ceremony – Sunday 27th March You’ve done the hard yards and got your Summer Badge(s), now come and collect your badges... Continue reading
Posted Mar 2, 2022 at Pacific Jules
At 5am each morning Guy Dunstan takes the water temperature for us all, here you can take a glimpse in the dark into what a huge effort Guy makes for us. If you'd like to see the other video blogs click here: B&B video blogs Stay happy, stay healthy, stay... Continue reading
Posted Feb 2, 2022 at Pacific Jules
Thanks Shelley, Noddy rides again ♥️
Good morning friends, it was another bumpy, cool morning, with a few blueys still lurking around. Very few down for the 7 am swim, with most folks deciding to join smaller friendship groups for a toilet roll swim, a Shelley Swim, or countless other cult swims that formed around COVID,... Continue reading
Posted Jan 5, 2022 at Pacific Jules
The B&B 7 o'clock swim is back and here's what the swimmers think... You can see the other video blogs here: B&B blogs Continue reading
Posted Dec 8, 2021 at Pacific Jules
Swimmers, we’ve recently debated vaxing and climate change and hot from the debating floor comes the vexing issue of whether to swim in straight lines or triangles. So I asked swimmers this morning what shape is best to swim in and I was stunned at the variety of geometry we... Continue reading
Posted Nov 11, 2021 at Pacific Jules
Hello Swimmers, today's blog is bumpy and windy just like our conditions this morning, here you can see and hear how windy and bumpy it was: The Bumpy Blog Continue reading
Posted Oct 13, 2021 at Pacific Jules
BOLD & BEAUTIFUL IS NOT CURRENTLY RUNNING DUE TO THE RISKS OF CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19). Thank you for continuing to follow public health advice at all times to protect yourself and your community. Hello Swimmers, A Georgeous grey morning with air temperature 9 degrees at 630 and water temperature 15.9 and... Continue reading
Posted Sep 15, 2021 at Pacific Jules
I love it Elizabeth, and I'll keep trying.
Thanks mate it was bloody chilly around Shelly today & I got moved on by the Police but I'm glad you enjoyed it.
Bold & Beautiful is not currently running in compliance with public health orders. Thank you for following public health advice at all times. This includes physical distancing, limiting outdoor exercise to no more than two people at a time, staying within your LGA or 10kms from your home. Check in... Continue reading
Posted Jul 21, 2021 at Pacific Jules
It's World Ocean Day and I asked swimmers this morning what they love about the ocean: You can see the other B&B video blogs here: B&B Video blogs How you can help save the Leopard Shark Valerie Taylor AM, Patron of CollaborOCEANS and long time local supporter and friend of... Continue reading
Posted Jun 7, 2021 at Pacific Jules
Now of all the issues close to the heart of swimmers (or should I say close to the bottom of swimmers) is the humble tog. So this morning I asked swimmers, "What togs do you wear and why?" This issue needs to be covered and here's here our swimmers responded,... Continue reading
Posted May 26, 2021 at Pacific Jules
Of the great issues debated by swimmers none stir more passion than the humble goggle. No not beer googles, nor that search engine, but the swimming google. Although it can bring a tear to both eyes, your humble goggle correspondent went on the search this morning for the the answer... Continue reading
Posted Apr 28, 2021 at Pacific Jules
To have a look at previous blog videos click here:Bold & Beautiful Video Blogs Badge Collection – plus Caps and New Swimmers sign-up Missed out on the Badge Ceremony? Never fear, on Saturday 10th April your B&B volunteer helpers will be at the benches (100 m north of the surf... Continue reading
Posted Mar 31, 2021 at Pacific Jules
A test for the competitive ones amongst us. What is missing from this photo? A little hint for the slower risers this morning. Swimmers. The few who ventured in were severely stung by bluebottles so most of us, like me, opted for coffee. While the more adventurous like Drinksy and... Continue reading
Posted Feb 3, 2021 at Pacific Jules
Great to be back blogging after a long break. You can blame Deane and Anne for getting me back. A great mate reminded me this morning about one of the secrets to happiness. 'It's about miracles' he explained. 'Some people wait for big biblical miracles but I experience them all... Continue reading
Posted Jan 6, 2021 at Pacific Jules
BOLD & BEAUTIFUL IS NOT CURRENTLY RUNNING DUE TO THE IMPORTANCE OF SOCIAL DISTANCING AND STAYING INSIDE AS MUCH AS IS POSSIBLE DUE TO CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) Swimmers braved 16.4 degree water temperature and the occasional jimble at the swim this morning. So it got me asking 'what do you love... Continue reading
Posted Jul 22, 2020 at Pacific Jules
Today we tackled head on one of the great unanswered questions for swimmers. A question asked silently for generations of swimmers, a question many believe is too challenging to ask let alone answer. Yes, you guessed the question if not the answer... what is the best coffee to have after... Continue reading
Posted Jul 9, 2020 at Pacific Jules
The big debate in winter is whether to wear a wetsuit.... this morning I asked the crew and here's what they said. It seems more men recommend wetsuits and more women don't... does that mean us blokes need to toughen up? Click on Lesley below to make up your mind...... Continue reading
Posted Jun 25, 2020 at Pacific Jules
BOLD & BEAUTIFUL IS NOT CURRENTLY RUNNING DUE TO THE IMPORTANCE OF SOCIAL DISTANCING AS MUCH AS IS POSSIBLE DUE TO CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) Hi folks, so why do we swim in winter? Here are just 32 reasons why.... Why do we swim in winter Due to Covid-19 and the current... Continue reading
Posted Jun 11, 2020 at Pacific Jules
I wonder whether our gang is a swim group who happen to be friends or are we friends who happen to swim? Are we are swim squad or a friend squad? For me I like the swim but I love the people. But I wonder what the rest of the... Continue reading
Posted May 28, 2020 at Pacific Jules
Bold and Beautiful acknowledges the growing concern and need to implement procedures to stop the spread of Coronavirus. We also acknowledge the many advantages ocean swimming provides to both physical and mental wellbeing. As such, currently, the B&B swim is proceeding as normal. This situation may change, depending on future... Continue reading
Posted Mar 18, 2020 at Pacific Jules