Posted by: wildswimmers | April 10, 2012

Wild swimming in the westerly wind

Exciting times with huge waves and wind blowing in from the west with an immense high tide as the hardy Carsaig swimmers dived into the 10c water bouyed by the incoming waves as they headed in dedicated fashion to the 250 metre mark on the other side of the bay, all heading with an impressive array of wet suits, with a solitary element of high swimming fashion!   Determination in the face of a serious westerly headwind rendered the stopwatches irrelevant but everyone emerged with a smile on their face and then enjoyed a happy child-like diving and dive-bombing few minutes of fun in the deep waters swishing around the jetty, before the shivers set in.  Happy days!  Lovely warm surroundings, soup and much needed hot food provided by Dougie and Lottie – many thanks!!



  1. We are a bit excitable over here on the west coast! Good to see you both Catriona.


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