Weekend swims

Lots of swimming at the weekend, with groups in right through Friday to Sunday.  It was slightly chillier in the morning at 8.5c, but a nice warm 11c on land made up for it.  Afternoon swimmers found it over 10c in the water – very nice for April.

We had a new swimmer, Sean, down on Saturday morning for the first time in Myrtleville.  I was helpfully explaining where we’d be going and what to do if he wanted to turn back etc.  What I should have been doing was asking him how fast he was.  I knew pretty soon as he disappeared over the horizon ahead of me with the likes of Eddie and Eoin.  I could almost hear him laughing – but he was too far ahead. No need to worry there, then 🙂

Open water, sea swimming in Cork, Ireland.

Lots of new hat wearers on Saturday morning.

Blackwater Tri continued their OW sessions.

Open water, sea swimming in Cork, Ireland.

Blackwater Tri – Saturday lunchtime swim.

A sure sign of Summer is the ferry bringing in the tourists.  Always good to see.

Open water, sea swimming in Cork, Ireland.

Joleen races the ferry home.

Swimming tonight at 6.00pm, then Tuesday at 4.30pm, Thursday morning in the water at 6.30AM, Friday morning 8.15am (I know not everyone is off, but some are so why not go swimming!) and Saturday 8.15am, as usual.

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