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. 

I'd like to swim the Solent with Aspire

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 boat.  Wetsuits are optional.

2024 dates: TBA

    A deposit with minimum sponsorship will be required to take part. 

    I'd like to swim the Solent with Aspire

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