Watersports

  • The Ice Mile

    The Ice Mile

    5th March 2019

    Sure, swimming seems easy enough. Put one arm in front of the other and make rotating movements, don’t forget to breathe, and most importantly, don’t forget a towel to dry yourself with after. Have you ever thought about pushing yourself…

  • Soul & Surf’s First European Base To Open In 2019

    Soul & Surf’s First European Base To Open In 2019

    2nd January 2019

    Surf and yoga retreat specialist Soul & Surf  has confirmed the opening date for its first permanent European base in Portugal as the 5th April 2019. The opening of Soul & Surf Portugal, which will be located in the Algarve…

  • Freediving With James Monnington

    Freediving With James Monnington

    22nd December 2018

    You’d think that being confined to a decompression chamber for two days after a bad case of the bends would put most people off diving. But for James Monnington, his passion for ocean exploration meant he was just spurred on…

  • Stephanie Gilmore Claims 7th World Surf Title

    Stephanie Gilmore Claims 7th World Surf Title

    27th November 2018

    Surfer Stephanie Gilmore claimed a slice of history today at Honolua Bay, Maui: the Australian ROXY girl clinched her 7th World Title with hundreds of locals looking on and fans worldwide coming together to celebrate the Queen of Surf. A…

  • Sailing Around Tortola. Well, Almost

    Sailing Around Tortola. Well, Almost

    26th November 2018

    Just over a year ago, Hurricane Irma hit the Caribbean and decimated a vast majority of the islands. 6 months later and the islands were still struggling to get back to normality, so you would think that hosting a sailing…

  • What Next For Record-Breaker Ross Edgley?

    What Next For Record-Breaker Ross Edgley?

    9th November 2018

    Ross Edgley, the first human to swim around Great Britain, stepped foot back on Margate beach last Sunday morning. His gruelling 1,792 mile ‘Great British Swim’ took 157 days to complete, and led to him breaking three world records in…

  • Ross Edgley Completes Historic Swim Around Great Britain

    Ross Edgley Completes Historic Swim Around Great Britain

    4th November 2018

    Ross Edgley, 33, of Grantham, Lincolnshire has become the first person to swim around mainland Great Britain, pushing the boundaries of what the human body is capable of. The 1,792 mile ‘Great British Swim’ took the adventure-athlete 157 days to…

  • Thames Marathon – A Must-Do 14km Endurance Swim

    Thames Marathon – A Must-Do 14km Endurance Swim

    2nd November 2018

    Unlike running, a swim marathon does not have a defined distance, but it is widely agreed that 10km is the minimum. One of the most established, and beautiful, marathon swims in the UK is the Thames Marathon, a 14km downstream…