Posted by: wildswimmers | September 5, 2013

Short swim-trek to Starfish Bay

At last got round to testing out my Chill Swim floating kit bag.  I decided to swim to a nearby bay, have a cup of tea and swim back.  I packed all the necessary kit into my bag, inflated it and set off (after a few high jinks for the camera).  It worked like a dream, no drag, very capacious and a good safety warning to speedboats (which are everywhere just now!).  I was pretty afeart in case I swam into a jellyfish so on the way back I walked as far as possible, carrying the bag, and just slipped back into the water at Scotnish and made the short crossing without being attacked.  Looking forward to my next trek when I shall pack more cakes and more clothes!  You’ve got to be warm before you set off and I did get a wee bit chilled.



  1. It all sounds exciting but also most sensible. Is this you hardening yourself off for the Winter?? xxx


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