Gear

What is swimmers ear?

Learn about swimmers ear and find out why prevention is the best way to manage this common ocean swimmers problem.

The great wetsuit debate

Do you only swim ‘newd’, or are you impartial to a bit of rubber? This question is at the heart of the annual wetsuit debate between ocean swimming traditionalists and the modern day ocean swimmer.

Open water swimming wetsuits

Open water swimming wetsuits are great for increasing your speed in open water and have the obvious benefit of keeping you warm in cooler water temps.

Wetsuits: To wear or not to wear

The wearing of wetsuits in ocean swimming events is a hotly debated topic among a small section of the open water swimming community, which side are you on?

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Rip currents: Friend or foe?

Rip currents are the biggest hazard you’ll face at any surf beach and 30-40 people drown in rips annually in Australia making them worth knowing more about.