by Simon Griffiths, Outdoor Swimmer Magazine - @SimonDGriffiths

Cold water swimming can be really fun and enjoyed safely, provided you know the risks and prepare and act accordingly. So, watch our tips for having the best winter swimming experience.

- all photos were taken at our Relay Channel Training Day in Dover


  • In very cold water (less than five degrees), a couple of minutes is plenty.
  • If in doubt, get out.
  • Look after each other.

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