Weedfree OW swimming

There must be somewhere in the SE?

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15/08/2011 at 13:41

Have you tried the Quays at Mychett?


I've not swum there myself as i'm not a competent enough swimmer just yet but once i am i will be giving it a go there.

15/08/2011 at 14:21
Mychett was thick with weed a couple of weeks ago.  Much worse than Thorpe. 
16/08/2011 at 23:01
Not sure if my sighting has got a lot worse, but by constantly veering off to the left (towards the middle of the lake lol) I had a clearish swim at Thorpe today apart from a bit near the end of the loop. First swim I've enjoyed for aaaaaaaaages!
Holly_Golightly    pirate
17/08/2011 at 19:49
Had they cut any more of the weeds Ditchy?

Maybe I need to employ my own weed chopper to swim ahead of me and chop the weed in late season cos even that last bit of the Thorpe swim was a bit too much for my weak heart to cope with!
M...eldy    pirate
17/08/2011 at 19:55
Sue said Denham was good btw, not too weedy either
Holly_Golightly    pirate
17/08/2011 at 19:55
Ta Mouldy. Maybe I'll try there BH weekend.
M...eldy    pirate
17/08/2011 at 19:56
I may come with you 
17/08/2011 at 23:12
Holly - not too sure if they had or not as I did take a very different line between the buoys.....ahem....  
18/08/2011 at 15:00
weirwood is fantastic! not a weed in sight
Trogs    pirate
18/08/2011 at 20:13
 Weir where?!
18/08/2011 at 20:18
I did here from a tri mate that they were going to have OW swimming at Wierwood resorvior (cant spell that word tonight) and that they were going to have a 4km loop
Holly_Golightly    pirate
19/08/2011 at 08:15
Weirwood looks lovely on the website. Wrong side of the M25 for me though.

Just checking the bank holiday weekend opening times Moulds
19/08/2011 at 10:33
Tonka - I think East Grinstead tri have been using Weirwood this season for swimming but if you look at the water levels in there now, I doubt there is any swimming happening as they are so low. rode past there the other week.
Doozer.    pirate
19/08/2011 at 13:06
Still clear in the channel!!!!
19/08/2011 at 13:08
yep - still clear in the sea. 18C water temp today
20/08/2011 at 13:54

FB..Thats not good news..must be due a water restrictions soon then?

Will the normal lakes be open on BH Monday do you think? Have not used Heron or Datchet at all this year yet.

Holly_Golightly    pirate
20/08/2011 at 15:34
Datchet isn't open on Monday, not sure about Heron but Denham is open in the evening on Monday.
PSC    pirate
20/08/2011 at 15:42
+1 on the coast!  Dover was busy yesterday..........
21/08/2011 at 10:18
Thorpe seemed a lot worse weedwise yesterday. Bleugh.
Dustboy    pirate
21/08/2011 at 11:08
Much worse than a couple/three weeks ago?
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