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 saw 58 swimmers take part with 37 kayakers and various support boats. A big thank you to everyone who took part and who was there (very early in the morning) to help and support us, without this support the event would not be possible.
Solent Swim Date: 2020 date tbc
Pool Trials: Date tbc
- Swimmers will be required to provide evidence of their ability to swim 100 lengths in under 90 minutes of West Wight Swimming Pool (or equivalent)
Rescue and Recovery sessions: Date tbc
- Swimmers are given the opportunity to take part in two Rescue and Recovery Sessions in the sea at Colwell Bay before the event.
Pre-event safety briefing: Date tbc
- All swimmers must attend the pre-event safety briefing at West Wight Sports and Community Centre.
Cost: Minimum £250 sponsorship including a £25 non-refundable deposit
Minimum Ages: 18yrs
Swim Route: Hurst Castle to Colwell Bay
Spectators: Everyone is welcome to come along on the morning of the swim and cheer our swimmers on, the best time to come along will be tbc.
2019 Photo Gallery
Highlight Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=glSgKCX9Y5I
2018 Photo Gallery
Gallery Two (Susan B Photography) – Click Here
Gallery Three (Adam Tucker Photography) – Click Here
Highlight Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6hpP0GwZTgM
The Solent Swim is supported by…