In June, we challenge you to 30 Days of Water – 30 days of Me and the Water time, however you like it best.Continue reading "30 Days Of Water Challenge, supporting RNLI"
Our challenge for Me and the Water members in June is to commit to me and the water time every day in June – and hopefully raise some funds for the RNLI, whose volunteer lifeboat crews are always ready to support us, if we need them.Continue reading "30 Days Of Water tips"
Ever been down on the beach and wondered what the heck ‘The Claw’ is, or why people are talking about ‘swell’, or what they are going to use their ‘Vaseline’ for? Well, you’ve come to the right place!Continue reading "Open Water Swimming Lingo Glossary!"
Although we all know that excess fat isn’t great for optimal health, is it actually better for open water swimmers to have a higher percentage of body fat? Could a few extra pounds plump up your chances of success?Continue reading "Is there really such thing as ‘bioprene’?"
One of the joys of swimming outside is the opportunity to indulge your wild side and explore new locations from the water. However, swimming in new and unsupervised locations increases the risks. This doesn’t mean you can’t or shouldn’t swim in these placesContinue reading "How To Choose Where To Get In For Your Swim"
We are delighted to open up entries to our first Me and the Water members Monthly Challenge – the Me and the Water Hat Photo Competition! We want to see photos of you and your Special Edition swimming hat, designed by the wonderful Cathy Hogan, having the best Me and the Water time! This competition […]Continue reading "Me and the Water Hat Photo Competition"
Spring has arrived. The open water is warming up. We’re optimistic about being able to do some outdoor swimming events or challenges this summer. So when can you get in the open water and start swimming again?Continue reading "When should I start acclimatising for summer?"
Siobhan Russell is a freelance professional photographer, who swims nearly every day throughout the year at Myrtleville Beach in Cork. She has been documenting the swimmers who swim there and their swims for nearly 10 yearsContinue reading "7 Photo Tips from Ocean Photographer Siobhan Russell"
Clem McInerney is an extremely talented surf photographer, videographer and surfer based on the West Coast of Ireland. He spends most of his time behind the lens, in the sea.Continue reading "5 Photo Tips from Ocean Videographer Clem McInerney"