Really sorry, I've not been on here much lately, life has been getting in the way. I've popped on to check when this is and realised that I'm now going to miss it as I have a family gathering that I "must" attend on the orders of those who must be obeyed
I've really enjoyed the last couple of these events that I've attended, and was really looking forward to catching up with old friends, making some new ones and also trying out my fitness following the running and swimming PB's for the start of the season. hope you can do another year so I can have another go.
Have a great time all, especially SA Mrs SA and Jordy
Just as an update, I bought one of the chill swim floats and it worked brilliantly, I was able to run to the coast from the villa with a backpack containing the float my wetsuit and other swim kit. get changed on the beach and put the backpack and run trainers in the float. I swam for an hour along the coast and then had dry run trainers to put on for the run back. It was also great for resting on when I had just got through the breaking waves.
I'm going to Vale Do Lobo in Portugal, I was planning on taking my wettie, unfortunately no hotel pool for laps. Family villa with a "play pool" Thanks for the responses I'll keep the currents and water sports in mind.