RNLI 2013 swim – a few pictures.

With all of the pictures online, here’s a few that caught my eye….

Open water, sea swimming in Cork, Ireland.

Tom McCarthy promoting the OWS Conference.

Still some places left for the conference so please support it – book here.  Further conference information on the website – well worth attending.

Open water, sea swimming in Cork, Ireland.

The real Myrtleville Swimmers – Pat Higgins, Tom Bermingham and Jimmy Long.

A good view of some of the safety flotilla - with Kieran Dwyer and Peter O'Mahony ready to go on the slip.

A good view of some of the safety flotilla – with Kieran Dwyer and Peter O’Mahony ready to go on the slip.

The safety cover on the day was unbeatable and every swimmer commented on it.

Open water sea swimming in Cork, Ireland

RNLI swim start 2013 – speedsters already moving out.

Open water, sea swimming in Cork, Ireland

At the finish – the first swimmer is in sight and the team are waiting – Antoinette, Damian, Kate, Yvette, Conor, Bernard & Vincent.

Open water, sea swimming in Cork, Ireland

Last few swimmers finishing – how’s that for safety & support 🙂

The spot prize-giving didn’t proceed in a very organised fashion – the least well-managed part of the day, if truth be told….

Open water, sea swimming in Cork, Ireland

Bernard’s unwashed Speedos. The most popular spot prize – still unclaimed……

Thanks to The Edge Sports for sponsoring the spot prizes.

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