Call for kayakers and canoeists to be part of charity Pier to Pier swim

pier to pier swim - clasire speight

The event attracted over 100 swimmers last year and as well as the help of inshore rescue teams, the services of kayakers and canoeists are needed to support the swimmers.

Monday, 10th June, 2019 10:51am

By Bob Cooper

Isle of Wight triathletes compete in mainland championships

Jan Fletcher out on the bike! At the Anglian water Tri

Well done to all the triathletes from the Isle of Wight taking part in the various events over the last couple of weeks. Liz has this report.

Wednesday, 8th May, 2019 2:40pm

By Liz Dunlop

Isle of Wight council’s use of public health funding is ‘discriminatory’, say community facilities


The Chairs of Waterside Community Trust and West Wight Sports and Community Centre say denying an equitable distribution Public Health Funding by using it as a subsidy for council-run centres is discriminatory and potentially breaches the council’s own policy on equality.

Friday, 15th February, 2019 10:34am

By Keith Gentleman with one comment

Ventnor Boxing Day Swim 2018 (Video)

Boxing Day Swim Ventnor 2018

Mild weather led to large numbers of swimmers at this year’s Ventnor Boxing Day Swim 2018. A wide variety of people taking part as you can see in the video

Wednesday, 26th December, 2018 4:12pm

By Simon Perry with one comment

Roz awarded ‘Most Improved Swimmer of the Year’

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Roz joined the club to help improve her freestyle and has now been awarded 'Most Improved Swimmer' for 2018.

Tuesday, 2nd October, 2018 11:03am

By Bob Cooper

Latest win makes 22 swimming medals in three years for two Isle of Wight cadets

Cadet L/Cpl Wiltshire and Cadet L/Cpl Carter,

Congratulations to Cadets L/Cpl Wiltshire and Carter for representing the Island at the ACF National Swimming Championships recently. They picked up two golds and two bronzes making that 22 medals each in three years.

Wednesday, 6th December, 2017 11:38am

By Stuart Brown

Top honours for Islanders in West Wight Triathlon

West Wight Triathlon 2017 -145

101 individuals and 11 teams took part at the event last weekend, which involves a 600m swim in the pool, 35km bike ride along Military rode to Brighstone and a 7.5km run along the River Yar.

Tuesday, 19th September, 2017 12:19pm

By Krissy Lloyd

Swimmers dived into the 18th Isle of Wight Masters International Swim Meet

Jo Cooper and Bob Cooper

Swimmers travelled from the mainland to take part in the 18th Isle of Wight Masters International Swim Meet over the weekend. Well done to all who took part, especially the winners.

Monday, 13th February, 2017 10:49am

By Bob Cooper

Isle of Wight swimmers recognised for their achievements

Swimmers receiving their awards

The courage and determination of five Isle of Wight children who have learned to swim against the odds or performed exceptionally was celebrated at the Southern Water Learn to Swim Achiever Awards.

Monday, 28th November, 2016 11:12am

By Leilah Nicola

64th Pier to Pier swimming race another success

pier to pier

A whopping 81 swimmers took part in the annual Pier to Pier Swimming Race on Saturday. OnTheWight has details of the Isle of Wight winners.

Monday, 8th August, 2016 5:03pm

By Sally Perry

Swim the Solent this year for Aspire – the spinal injuries charity

swim the solent for aspire

For 2016, Aspire has made swimming the Solent even better than before, with more choice and a bigger challenge.

Monday, 18th January, 2016 7:45am

By Laura Haynes with one comment

Model swimmer wins improvement award

swimming award

Congratulations to Godshill Model Village owner, Stuart Dyer, who has been awarded the Isle of Wight Masters Swim Club’s Most Improved Swimmer of 2015 trophy.

Tuesday, 12th January, 2016 12:27pm

By Bob Cooper