Monthly Archives: September 2011

Little Red Lighthouse Swim – New York 24th Sept 2011

Huge congrats to Carol Cashell on her success in New York last Saturday. Carol swam the 10 km Little Red Lighthouse Swim in a fabulous time of 1 hr 34! In with top competitive swimmers, came 2nd in her age … Continue reading

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Introducing the C, D and M Clubs!

We stole this concept from the South End Rowing Club in San Francisco which keeps track of Alcatraz swims.  In 2011, we hosted Gary Emich who at the time had 801 recorded Alcatraz swims and the International Swimming Hall of … Continue reading

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Carol Cashell – 10 Km Little Red Lighthouse Swim, NY

On behalf of the Sandycove Island Swim Club, I would like to wish Carol Cashell the very best of luck at the 10km Little Red Lighthouse Swim in New York this coming Saturday, 24th Sept. Carol has trained hard (and … Continue reading

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GaddinAbtGarnish 2011

Garnish Island Swim, Glengarriff, Sept 10th, 2011 Write-up by Ossi Schmidt and Imelda Lynch, Swim Organisers Sunday the 11th September was a dismal day overall. Phonecalls came from the City – is the swim going ahead? – but the sun … Continue reading

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‘The Edge Sports’ Sandycove Island Challenge 2011 – Entries Closing

Last chance to get your entries in for the Sandycove Island Challenge! Entries close tonight and there are currently only 13 left. You can enter here: http://www.activeglobal.com/ie/swimming/kinsale-ireland/the-edge-sports-sandycove-island-challenge-2011. We’re in the final stages of organising and it promises to be another … Continue reading

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Loch Allua Swim

Loch Allua Swim, Sept 10th, 2011 Write-up by Diarmuid Herlihy, Swim Organiser We had a great day for the swim with very strong winds down the lake. 18 swimmers took part, beginning from a new start point 1km further back … Continue reading

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Adam Island – 28th August 2011

Hi folks, The Adam’s Island swim this year managed to fall on yet another glorious sunny day. The water temperature was approx 15 / 16 degC and looked very welcoming from Glandore. Swimmers piled into the boats to be dropped … Continue reading

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