Please note that our Solent Swim is entirely organised by and in aid of West Wight Sports & Community Centre. We have no association with any third party event organiser.
The Solent Swim is one of the main fundraising
2019 Solent swim event timetable
19:30 ALL TO ATTEND (SWIMMERS, KAYAKERS, BOAT SKIPPERS, BEACH CREWS)
Pre-event safety briefing at West Wight Sports & Community Centre (in the Community Centre). This will take no more than one hour.
05:00 A message will be posted on website home page here www.westwight.org.uk giving
05:00 SWIMMERS register at Yarmouth Harbour Office. Swimmers will be transported across the Solent in support vessels.
05:00 KAYAKERS register at Colwell Bay and be ready for
05:15 BOAT SKIPPERS to meet at Harbour masters pontoon for registration
06:15 (or thereabouts) swimmers will depart Hurst.
06:45 onwards Swimmers expected to arrive at Colwell
Solent Swim Date: Saturday 27 July 2019*
*Reserve Solent Swim Date: Sunday 28 July 2019
Pool Trials: 15 June 2019
Rescue and recovery sessions: 7 July 2019 or 16 July 2019
Pre-event safety briefing: 26 July 2019 at
Cost: Minimum £250 sponsorship including a £25 non-refundable deposit
Minimum Ages: 18yrs
Swim Route: Hurst Castle to Colwell Bay
2018 Photo Galleries
Gallery Two (Susan B Photography) – Click Here
Gallery Three (Adam Tucker Photography) – Click Here
2018 Highlight Video
The Solent Swim is supported by…