Monthly Archives: July 2011

Lee Swim – Stewards urgently needed

The ‘Vibes and Scribes’ Lee Swim will be starting this time tomorrow. Everything is in place and ready…except that we are still short a number of stewards. If we don’t have enough stewards, the Gardaí could cancel the swim at … Continue reading

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‘Vibes and Scribes’ Lee Swim 2011 – Stewards needed

This day next week, the first of our two biggest open water events of the year will take place: the ‘Vibes and Scribes’ Lee Swim. It is always a very well-organised and well-run event. To ensure that everything runs smoothly … Continue reading

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Wetsuits not needed by these cool customers: Sylvain & Paraic in New Zealand

Sylvain Estadieu and Paraic Casey training in New Zealand, Lake Wanaka…in 9 degreeC water… nice writeup about them in the Otago Daily Times: http://www.odt.co.nz/news/queenstown-lakes/168913/wetsuits-not-needed-these-cool-customers

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Upcoming Swims

We’re now well into July and at this point there are social swims and races on most weekends (in addition to our regular Sandycove swims). For those of you who are interested in taking part and who haven’t signed up … Continue reading

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Thank you from Imelda and Ossi

Hi all Sandycove Swimmers, Day 2 after our crossing and we’ve found time and energy to catch up on all your good wishes and congratulations. Many thanks for your support and encouragement. It was and is invaluable. We’ve no complaints … Continue reading

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Success in the Straits

A huge congratulations to Imelda Lynch and Ossi Schmidt who completed their Straits of Gibraltar swim today in 7 hours and 4 minutes. Well done! More information about their swim can be found on their blog.

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Pool vs Open Water

We recently welcomed Mr. Alcatraz, Gary Emich, to Sandycove to swim with us during his visit to Cork. His title is due to his phenomenal 801 recorded Alcatraz swims over the past 18 years. Gary has written an interesting article … Continue reading

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