Solent Swims 2019 Join us for one of our most popular open water swims and swim the Solent to the Isle of Wight. The Solent is the stretch of water that separates mainland England from the Isle of Wight. Starting in Gosport, you will swim 2.5 - 3 miles (depending on the tide) across the Solent to reach Ryde Sands on the Isle of Wight. You’ll be guided by rigid inflatable boats (RIBs) and kayaks the whole way to ensure a safe crossing, so there will be help and support on hand at all times, should you need it. Wetsuits are optional. Due to popular demand we' ve announced the new date of Sunday 14th July. All other dates are currently full. Occasionally people drop out so if you are really keen to join us this summer then please do get in touch and we will add you to the wait list. 2019 Solent Swim dates: Sunday 14th July - Avaliable Saturday 10th August - Full Sunday 11th August - Full Saturday 7th September - Full Saturday 21st September - Full Saturday 5th October - Full Please note: Aspire Solent Swims are weather dependant and may have to be postponed, so please be flexible with your dates. We will always have contingency dates available should we have to postpone. Deposit with minimum sponsorship will be required to take part. For more information please email Andrew on [email protected] or call him on 07825 740623.