Sam Krohn rescues someone who had been drinking and attempted to swim in rough conditions, Christmas Day 2015

How To: Advice for Christmas or New Year swimming in cold water for beginner or casual open water swimmers – What Would Santa Do?

At Christmas time, many people who would never consider getting in cold water will be thinking of a Christmas Eve, Christmas Day or New Year’s Day dip. If you are wondering WHY you might or should do it, apart from; taking part in a local tradition in many places; having a hot punch  at the…

Christmas & New Year’s Day Swim Advice

With Christmas coming, many of you who would never consider getting in cold water will be thinking of a Christmas or New Year’s Day dip. I’ll be down at the Guillamenes myself as usual, with the hundreds of people who never normally go near the sea. So I thought some advice wouldn’t be wasted. *…