Full Moon Calendar

There's only one thing for a swimmer to do, while wolves howl and fish turn back to swim upstream...

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The Seven Fears of Swimmers

Photographer Alexander Ward on his innovative project to find out and capture on film what swimmers fear most

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Understanding Wind and Rain

Stormy weather can make for exciting swims - but it can also lead to pollution, debris and fast flow

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Yoga for Winter Swimming

You have a thermal cap and boots, but could you also use some internal fire? These swimmers swear by yoga

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Wild Swim Groups: The UK List

A list of local swim groups across the UK

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OSS EVENTS 2022

Save the dates for the 2022 OSS Events

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THE OUTDOOR SWIMMER’S CODE

How to respect the natural environment and be a responsible swimmer

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Top 10 Island Swims

Author and islandeer Lisa Drewe selects her top ten island swims in the UK

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WEATHERPROOF YOUR SWIMMING: CHOP AND WIND

How to best prepare for choppy waters and head winds

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Sharks, swell… and vegemite

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Swimming Without a Trace

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Planning a long river swimming adventure

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