Sets And Lulls

Respecting the toothless tiger

Taking on big and rough looking surf conditions at an event can be tough, but you shouldn’t be making it harder on yourself by forgetting some of the basics of surf navigation.

The tortoise and the hare

This well-known fable is a great reminder to ocean swimmers of all ages, that there’s more to swimming through the surf than speed.

Timing is everything

Timing plays a huge part in negotiating waves, and getting your timing right will make you a more efficient ocean swimmer in the surf zone.

YOU MAY HAVE MISSED

Are you a WAIF?

When making decisions about whether or not it’s going to be a good day for an ocean swim, you’re going to need to dig deeper than the weather app icon.

How to treat a bluebottle sting

Ocean swim regularly enough and you’ll eventually be stung by a bluebottle. The sting can range from itchy to painful but the treatment is simple.