Archive for 2011 news

Swim clinic with World champion

World champion masters swimmer Jane Asher was invited to the Island by Isle of Wight Marlins masters swimming club. Jane, 80, currently holds 22 world records for various strokes and distances in a number of age groups. She held a swim clinic for members of Wight Marlins on Tuesday 20th September. Jane is passionate about [...]

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Isle of Wight Marlins Swim Club Sandown to Shanklin “Pier to Pier” Swim 2011

Final Overall Results 2011 Final Results Female Year Groups 2011 Final Results Male Year Groups 2011 Final Results Overall Year Groups 2011 Trophies Winners and Clubs 2011 The 59th Sandown to Shanklin Sea Swim organised by the Isle of Wight Marlins Swim Club as part of Shanklin Regatta took place for the first time in [...]

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Long distance and open water news – 2011

Six swimmers have recently swum in ASA the Half Hour (now T-30 Challenge) and await results of this national competition. Three, Jane Dodd, Jenny Ball and Tom Rooney have signed up for the British Gas 2011 One Mile Great East Swim. Jane and Jenny had enjoyed this event in 2010 but were the thousands of [...]

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Guernsey meet 2011

The 20th Guernsey Open Masters meet attracted 160 swimmers from all over the UK to Beau Se Jour Leisure Centre, last weekend in the sunshine, four Isle of Wight Marlins swimmers amongst them. Duncan Heenan and crew Gordon Osborne, sailed to Guernsey via Alderney, while Rosemary Johnson and Jenny Ball took the more conventional route [...]

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Royal Navy masters meet

The team relay events proved very successful for the group of Isle of Wight Marlins Swim Club who travelled to Street to swim in the impressive 50 metre pool at Millfield School, though the event was run Short Course, with a boom dividing the pool to 25 metres. Competition from the services teams was very [...]

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