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It's been lovely and warm in Plymouth, I was really tempted to try the sea.....

Has anyone braved the water yet.....it can't be that bad once the brain freeze had passed surely!

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  • mickwoodmickwood Posts: 93
    I'm down in Salcombe in April - will be trying my hand then I think!
  • AtomicAtomic Posts: 126
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    We've still got snow
  • andissandiss Posts: 82
    after a while you don't feel the cold, a 2-3km varm up run recommended!
  • graham33graham33 Posts: 265
    If the sun stays out I'm going to give it a go this wednesday!!!
  • Fox5Fox5 Posts: 21
    Surfed all winter down here in Cornwall, beginning to feel a little warmer when the suns out. Reckon its about 10 degrees. I'm still in a 5mm and boots.....and a hood if the surfs a decent size!! I'm gonna leave it a bit until I start doing a few swims!!!
  • PetabPetab Posts: 13
    There's a good swim there in July if anyone is interested, came across it the other day:

    http://www.thebluemile.org/

    There are 3 waves, think they are about half full already. Should be a bit warmer by then.
  • HarryDHarryD Posts: 424
    Two female swimmers spotted in river Wharfe near Appletreewick earlier this month - reportedly still alive & moving. Swimming cossies not wetsuits!

    Still snow around in very big patches on higher ground earlier this week
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