01752 792736
  The Chestnut Appeal for Men's Health, Level 6, Derriford Hospital, Plymouth, PL6 8DH

The Drakes Island swim 2022 .  details of next years swim in Firestone Bay are coming soon .

Participants will set off from the beach at Firestone Bay with the swim to Drakes Island and back taking place in the shelter of the Bay.

Situated in Plymouth Sound between Plymouth and the Cornish Coast, Drakes Island has been a place of pilgrimage, a refuge, a fort, a prison, an observatory and an adventure centre. The fortifications have defended Plymouth from the time of the Spanish Armada to the World Wars. It has been the starting point for the voyages of discovery of some of the greatest of our explorers, Drake, Cook and Darwin.

The swim is around 1.5km in distance and all participants should be able to swim the distance in a pool, have experience of swimming in Open Water and in varying sea conditions.

Registration for the 2022 Drakes Island Swim is £35. Your entry fee covers the cost of organising the event and the safety cover, but it’s the money you raise that helps Prostate Cancer patients and their families across Devon and Cornwall.

So we ask all our swimmers set themselves a Sponsorship target of at least £50.  Drakes Island Swim justgiving

Your £35 registration includes

  • Water Safety Cover
  • Event swim cap
  • Full lifeguard and medical support
  • An event medal

Charity Number: 1087175

Tel: 01752 792736
Email: chestnut.appeal@nhs.net
The Chestnut Appeal for Prostate Cancer, Level 6,
Derriford Hospital, Plymouth PL6 8DH