Isle of Wight ‘Swim Safe’ project benefits well over 1,000 children

Robin Emsworth presents excellence awards to Colin and Helen Wilkinson.

The success of the Swim Safe project was just one initiative highlighted at the RNLI's Isle of Wight AGM last week

Monday, 28th October, 2019 8:08am

By George Chastney

Wight Tri atheletes represent Team GB in Switzerland

wight tri - Stuart Dyer

Two Wight Tri members represented Tema GB at the ITU Age Group World Standard Distance Triathlon Championships, in Lake Geneva, Lausanne, Switzerland.

Tuesday, 3rd September, 2019 8:31am

By Liz Dunlop

Here’s how you can support those pedalling the swans from Ryde to Southsea (and back)

two men pulling a pedalo out of water

Two teams will be attempting to pedal two pedalo swans from Ryde to Southsea, and back. We're sure they'd welcome cheers of support as they leave and return.

Thursday, 29th August, 2019 6:55pm

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

Wight Tri member takes on London Triathlon for the fifth time

Jack elton-waters cycling

Great effort from Wight Tri member, Jack Elton-Walters when he took part in the London Triathlon for the fifth time.

Thursday, 22nd August, 2019 8:59am

By Liz Dunlop

Isle of Wight Triathlete to represent Team GB at Malmo 2020

Jan Fletcher

Isle of Wight Talented Athlete sponsored athlete and Wight Tri member, Jan Fletcher, completed a super race at the English National Championships.

Monday, 19th August, 2019 3:21pm

By Liz Dunlop

67th Pier to Pier Swim Race another success

swimmers taking part in the pier to pier race

No rescues were needed as the 122 swimmers made their way from Sandown to Shanklin last weekend for the 67th Pier 2 Pier Swim Race.

Tuesday, 6th August, 2019 5:22pm

By Bob Cooper

Wight Tri members represent the Isle of Wight across the country

melanie, steve, nine and steve

Nina French and Steve Goodier travelled to Milton Keynes and Melanie Griffiths and Steve Dines competed in Bognor Regis.

Monday, 5th August, 2019 3:18pm

By Liz Dunlop

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

WATERSIDE SWIMMING POOL BUILDING AS VIEWED FROM THE BOATING LAKE

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’

iow marlins

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