Gear

An ocean swimmer wearing a sports watch while swimming in the ocean

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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How to read a surf report as an ocean swimmer

Surf reports tend to be written for surfers, but as ocean swimmers, we can get everything we need from these reports to help us determine whether the conditions will be good for ocean swimming, or not.

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