Join us for one of our most popular open water swims across the Solent, the stretch of water that separates mainland England from the Isle of Wight.  

Starting in Stokes Bay, you will swim two and a half to three miles (depending on tides) 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.  We then bring you back by RIB.  Wetsuits are optional.

2022 dates:

  • Saturday 23rd July - FULL
  • Sunday 24th July - FULL
  • Saturday 17th September - VERY LIMITED SPACE
  • Sunday 18th September - FULL

Deposit with minimum sponsorship will be required to take part. For more information and to book your place please email Andrew on [email protected]

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