27th September 2014, Poole Dorset
Held on the Sandbanks Peninsula apparently the 4th most expensive place to live on the planet. Team of 4 Gloucester Masters Open Water swimmers went along to race, there were varying distances 750m, 1500m and 3000m. Steve Taylor, swimming a distance of 3000m in a time of 44:20 coming first in the 50-54 age group.
Angela Wadley, swimming a distance of 3000m in a time of 54:59 coming first in the 50-54 age group. 1st sea swim for well over 10 years and was previously only 1 mile.
Keith Buckland, swimming a distance of 3000m who said he was just glad to finish the race without getting cramp!!! Coming third in the 60-64 age group.
Brian Armstrong swimming a distance of 1500m, his first ever taste of sea swimming, completing it in a time of 23:40 coming second in the 50-54 age group. Not bad all four coming within the top 3 of their age groups!