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To swim or not to swim? That was the question this morning as varying reports about blue bottles came in from early swimmers - some people had been stung, others hadn't seen anything untoward. Above: 7 o'clockers making their way to the point. There was much consternation amongst those getting... Continue reading
Posted Feb 27, 2018 at Pacific Jules
It was with some trepidation that 340-odd swimmers (including 10 brave newbies) entered the water this morning. The water temperature was a pleasant 23 degrees but news of blue bottles at the Point soon filtered through the milling throng. Above: The view looking north. Most decided to swim north, although... Continue reading
Posted Feb 6, 2018 at Pacific Jules
We’ve had a bit of rough weather lately, haven’t we? Lots of wind (although that seems to have died down for now), big swells, and rough surf have been making the morning swim across Cabbage Tree Bay feel like an open water adventure. The conditions this morning were a lot... Continue reading
Posted Jan 16, 2018 at Pacific Jules
If there were a few sore heads after last night’s Christmas party, they were either not in attendance this morning or else were very well hidden… Around 300 swimmers managed to drag themselves out of bed for their dose of Vitamin Sea (or perhaps they partied through the night and... Continue reading
Posted Dec 12, 2017 at Pacific Jules
Perhaps you were excited to catch sight of the ocean first thing this morning? I admit that after more than a couple of days without some saltwater over my gills I become quite irritable, so it is always with great excitement that I approach the top of the hill at... Continue reading
Posted Nov 28, 2017 at Pacific Jules
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