By Emily Pearce
Friday, December 27, 2013
Swimmers braving the cold waters at Ventnor. Picture by Jennifer Burton.
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by phil cooper
27th December 2013, at 20:25:35
Hardy souls, Yes; but icy water, NO. Sea temperatures today were around 11.5C, about a couple of degrees warmer than air temperature. This is the reason it's safe to go in for a short swim. If it was indeed icy, then this would be a dangerous and risky activity.So well done all of you (and sorry to be pedantic, but accurate reporting is a disappearing skill today).
by Mike Crowe
27th December 2013, at 19:52:58
Walnuts? That big eh? Mmmmm Shriveled dried peas in my case.
by steve cummings
27th December 2013, at 18:41:49
Various sensitive bits of me have shrunk to the size of walnuts just thinking about this! But well done to all who took part. :>)
by Susannah Thornton
27th December 2013, at 15:32:08
Well done you brave people for taking part and raising money for charity.
by David Blackford
27th December 2013, at 14:21:45
Was the health and safety man there to give them a drop of brandy afterwards
by Colin Russell
27th December 2013, at 12:33:20
Must be mad
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