60 volunteers, 21 kayakers, 9 escort boats and onshore support teams helped 21 swimmers complete the 2.5 nautical mile swim from Stokes Bay to Ryde Sands this weekend.
Together the group helped raise more than £25,000 for Anna Wardley‘s Solent Swim Challenge in aid of the Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust on the Isle of Wight. The charity takes young people aged between 8 and 24 sailing to help them regain their confidence on their way to recovery from cancer.
The Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust teamed up with Gosport-based endurance swimmer Anna Wardley to organise the event.
Lower photo courtesy of Tom Savage.
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