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Stats: Water temp: 18.4° Swimmers: 123 Newbies: 4 The Monthly Dinner – 12th November 2019 – Guest Speaker The Next B&B monthly dinner for the year will be held on Tuesday 12th November at 6.30 pm at Bluewater Restaurant. Our guest on the night will be Allan Sparkes CV, OAM,... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Pacific Jules
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Calm conditions continued on today. An 'ins and outs' group training at around 5.45 on Wednesdays if you're keen for a bit more of a workout. The big O made it down for a 6.30 swim today. His technique to get out of bed a little earlier than usual is... Continue reading
Posted Nov 5, 2019 at Pacific Jules
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Ian and JK have been usurped by a new solo management team. Our great leader Comrade Deanna today single-handedly raised the water temp to a toasty 18.4 The crowd were unanimously very happy with the appointment of our Dear Leader Also brought to the ocean by Our Excellency were some... Continue reading
Posted Oct 21, 2019 at Pacific Jules
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This is Kate (Ekaterina) who has been swimming with the Bolds for 3 weeks now. She first came down when a friend of hers asked for some running advice so she came to Manly and she saw the pink caps. She has always swum in pools, but has been scared... Continue reading
Posted Oct 14, 2019 at Pacific Jules
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John recorded the temp at 17.9 this morning, with Ali and Tim reporting that the water was cold and murky after their early plunge. Seems the slightly darker mornings have encouraged some to stay in bed - a reduced drinks express this morning. Fairly flat conditions made for a pleasant... Continue reading
Posted Oct 7, 2019 at Pacific Jules
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An imageless blog today unfortunately. Conditions like a lake this morning. When the 6:30 crew arrived at Shelly, talk was of a shark "Did you see the shark?" "It's a decent size" "It was a Grey Nurse!" "Just over there, where that kayaker is" I had only seen a Port... Continue reading
Posted Sep 23, 2019 at Pacific Jules
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The bumpy horizon indicating the swell has picked up a bit, but relatively flat in our corner of the world this morning. The few rays poking through the clouds. Visibility holding up. This little Port Jackson started circling me as I was standing at Shelly. Found something tastier than my... Continue reading
Posted Sep 9, 2019 at Pacific Jules
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EMMA'S AT IT AGAIN!! I've signed up to walk 35km in one day in The Bloody Long Walk. I'm walking to support people living with mitochondrial disease (mito), a debilitating, terminal disease that affects thousands of Aussie kids and adults. Mito is a cruel disease that can strike anyone at... Continue reading
Posted Sep 2, 2019 at Pacific Jules
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Today's tech issue was... no battery in the camera! Thanks to Rog and Lainey for saving the day.. again. What better way to start your birthday than with a swim, Peter said. It was also Andrew's birthday today, here with his wife Juliette. They are regulars at the swim from... Continue reading
Posted Aug 19, 2019 at Pacific Jules
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The rain scared off some, but 80 keen beans still showed up for their morning swim! Luckily the water was a bit warmer today, at 17.4. The ray was spotted by the 6:30 crew this morning, with evidence to show! 6:30 crew making their way back into Manly beach happy... Continue reading
Posted Jul 29, 2019 at Pacific Jules
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6:30 Crew catching the start of the day 6:30 Crew caught on camera this morning Not sure where the fish went in this photo Poser... 7 am crew pushing past the cold water this morning as they enter! Did anyone else get brain freeze for their first few strokes? Nice... Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2019 at Pacific Jules
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