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The Outdoor Swimmers' Handbook: Understanding Seas

The Outdoor Swimmers' Handbook: Understanding Seas

In this excerpt from her new book, The Outdoor Swimmers' Handbook, OSS founder Kate Rew muses on the visceral experience of swimming in the sea.

People

Why We Swim II

Why We Swim II

A gripping excerpt from Bonnie Tsui's 'Why We Swim', telling the story of a man who should have drowned in the cold north Atlantic.

Swim

Wild Swimming, Wild Adventures.

Wild Swimming, Wild Adventures.

After a 2 year hiatus, we’ve teamed up with Swim Collective to sponsor the return of the Dart 10k, Bantham Swoosh, and all-new Bantham Boomerang.

Blue Mind

Why We Swim I

Why We Swim I

Wild Swimming, Cold Water Therapy, Meditation. From health benefits to community, the styles and benefits of outdoor swimming unite us. While the cold water may not be a daily diligence...

Community

The Cold Water Community Of Clevedon Marine Lake

The Cold Water Community Of Clevedon Marine Lake

Outdoor swimming in the UK is as much about finding a tribe as the act of immersion. Cold mornings, howling winds, frozen waters; the challenging conditions found along our coast,...

Product

Field Testing Our Yulex® Swimwear

Field Testing Our Yulex® Swimwear

When we build a new product, we like to make sure that it's fit for purpose and stands up to rigorous scrutiny. One way of doing this is testing it...

Community

Just Keep Swimming

Just Keep Swimming

We’re often blown away by the people who make up our crew. Their passion and commitment – whether to Finisterre, their individual communities or the environment – can be truly...

Community

Outdoor Swimming Etiquette

Outdoor Swimming Etiquette

As a brand, our purpose is to connect people to the sea. Part of this means encouraging our community to get out there and explore our coastal playgrounds, and wild...

Environment

A Frog's Eye View

A Frog's Eye View

When we enter the water, our perspective shifts. Looking back at the land from this changed viewpoint can offer clarity, peace and a view of the world often unseen by...

Community

Lindsey Cole | Just Keep Swimming...

Lindsey Cole | Just Keep Swimming...

Last November, Lindsey swam the length of the Thames dressed as a mermaid to highlight how we’re choking our marine life with plastic. Not only did she find tons of...

People

People Of The Water | The Outdoor Swimming Society

People Of The Water | The Outdoor Swimming Society

What does it mean to be an outdoor swimmer? What is it about slipping into the freezing cold waters of our seas, lakes and rivers that is so exhilarating? What...

Community

Making It Normal | The Outdoor Swimming Society

Making It Normal | The Outdoor Swimming Society

Adventure swimmers, wild swimmers, ice swimmers, social swimmers, skinny dippers… Outdoor swimming is enjoying a huge surge in popularity; with over 200 open water swimming events around the country, a...