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Millenia of evolution has gifted us mere humans with the ability of sight - our eyes are our windows into the outside world to enjoy the rich variety of shapes of colours that surround us day to day. But what of the window into the vast underwater world that we... Continue reading
Posted Apr 25, 2021 at Pacific Jules
Temp: 21.7 Viz: 4/10 uBuntu:9/10 Puffer jackets: 13 Ugg boots: 3 Hot water bottles: 0 Dusky’s: 1 Barrel Jellies: 2 Jimbles: 1 On this slightly cooler morning and a reminder of the Winter swimming to come this morning we were faced with a swim of two tales; It was the... Continue reading
Posted Apr 11, 2021 at Pacific Jules
Remember those days when the water was Radiant and absolutely Revitalising? They may feel like past Remnants… but I’m happy to report that those days are in Reach once again…it’s safe to say the Rancid days of last week are starting to Retreat Those Resilient enough to brave the conditions... Continue reading
Posted Mar 28, 2021 at Pacific Jules
Today many people had the same idea - staying at home. The conditions coupled with the later sun rise meant the Monday numbers dwindled down to a mere handful - A day when a warm bed and a cup of coffee came out on top. Personally I opted for somewhere... Continue reading
Posted Mar 21, 2021 at Pacific Jules
Outside temp: 13 Water temp: 22.1 Viz: 6/10 Happy Nippy Monday crew - Today was a little reminder of what the upcoming months will be bringing I've recently finished 'Why we swim' by Bonnie Tsui and will try squeeze in a few insights, over the next few weeks, in the... Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2021 at Pacific Jules
Temp: 22.9 Viz: Medium Community Spirit: Off the charts Last week I was lucky enough to be reunited with my brother as well as my best friend and get back up to Queensland (I missed my morning swim routine dearly) after over a year of ‘stay at home’ orders and... Continue reading
Posted Feb 28, 2021 at Pacific Jules
With the 'interesting' weather forecast predicted for the week ahead it was great to be presented with some idyllic conditions. With the crisp breeze ushering many into the warmer water (21 degrees) swimmers were treated to a slightly flatter swim today - a perfect way to get ready for International... Continue reading
Posted Feb 14, 2021 at Pacific Jules
The new month not only signaled the last official month of summer but also ushered in some fantastic pink skies. Gone are the weekend bluebottles and with that any Monday Blues...for now; the upcoming winds may change that so get that swim in now. With pink everywhere (Sky and caps... Continue reading
Posted Jan 31, 2021 at Pacific Jules
Conditions: Sea Temp 21.6 Outside Temp: 20 Visibility (Viz): Unreal The last few days the visibility on our beloved swim has been nothing short of spectacular and this morning was no different; delighting all the happy swimmers who made it down to start their week off just right. Wobbies, Rays... Continue reading
Posted Jan 17, 2021 at Pacific Jules
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