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Ocean Swim Intro / Swim with a buddy!

Experience open water swimming in the safety of a group. Pricing for 2 Sessions

  • 1 h
  • 500 South African rand
  • Strand Beach

Adventure Overview

Ocean Swimming Introduction “One small step from the pool into the sea will change you forever” Dates and times to be agreed, based on weather (wind) and tides. Offering subject to sea conditions - any adverse changes to the sea conditions will be shared and alternative dates will be arranged. Where: Strand or Gordons Bay Beach as agreed. Flexibility will be required as the sea does not take instructions from mere mortals. The Ocean Swimming Introduction consists of 2 x 1 hour sessions at Strand or Gordons Bay with a small group of swimmers and our team consisting of at least an Adventure Guide and a Lifesaver. • Theory & safety chat to cover o Waves/Chop o Rips/Backwash o Currents & tides o Sandbanks and rocks o Dealing with anxiety o Managing cold water o When to swim and more importantly when not to swim • Practical swim, to include o How to enter and exit the water through waves o Maintain direction – sighting o Bilateral breathing to deal with water chop o Different strokes for different conditions o Turn your pool distance into sea distance o Using sea conditions to your benefit Equipment - costume, swimming cap, goggles, wetsuit (optional), personal floatation device (optional) Important: Swimmers must be able to swim 500m in a pool without a break.


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