Drake Island Swim

I am taking part in the Drake island swim in aid of prostate cancer. The swim is 1.5 k in length and is sea swim near Drake island in Plymouth. I would appreciate if you could donate and help support this worthy cause.

The Burgh Island Swim

During the last 12mths it’s been safer and more accessible to swim outside, if you discount the 6.4degree temperatures, thunderstorms, weeds, waves and fish that is! Having previously challenged themselves to a 500m winter night swim and a 500m lake swim, in conditions which can only be described as a washing machine, Lisa and Sarah…

Drake Island Swim

The swim will start from Firestone Bay in Plymouth, out to Drake Island and back. Whilst I am confident swimming the 1.5k distance in my local reservoir, the sea will add an exciting new challenge, the aim is very much to complete rather than compete!  All donations to a great cause gratefully received

Bea, Lily & Ali’s Summer Swims!

Between Bea, Lily & Ali we’re swimming three  events this summer, covering over 20km of open water in Plymouth Sound & Bigbury Bay. These events are not only a personal challenge, but raise much needed funds for The Chestnut Appeal: supporting prostate cancer patients across the region. The swims are: – Drakes Island – 27th…

Bobbing for Nuts!

After discovering the joys of sea water swimming, decided to set a little sea swimming challenge!. The Drakes Island swim is a mile, and will take place on Sunday the 27th June at 7.30am, if you’re an early bird and wish to cheer us in or bring us a hot cuppa, bacon butty, brownies or…

Group swim to Drakes Island

We are a group of friends who have met through sea-swimming, and have signed up to complete a swim from Firestone Bay to Drakes Island & back. Our aim is to complete the swim – we have no desire to be the fastest or most graceful! We’d also like to raise some money for charity…

Kate is swimming to Drake’s Island!

On Sunday 27th June, I will be swimming from Firestone Bay to Drake’s Island (and back again). This is in aid of The Chestnut Appeal, a local charity which supports men who have received a cancer diagnosis. Please give whatever you are able to, every donation will help me to reach my target. Thankyou!

Janner Jogger’s island swims

Alison, Cath, Christine, Emma, Jane, Jennie, Julia, Kai, Kate, Michaela, Nicola, and Tracey are swimming three island swims in the southwest for the Chestnut Appeal: Drakes Island Burgh Island Looe Island The chestnut appeal is a charity centred on helping raise awareness for men’s mental health and treatment, technology, and support for those with cancer….

Chestnut Appeal

I am swimming the Plymouth Breakwater swim – 2.2 miles across Plymouth Sound, to raise money for the Chestnut Appeal for Men’s Health.