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Day 2

Day 2

A full and fabulous day. We awoke in Great Harbour on Peter Island to a beautiful sunrise. Oohs and ahhs all around. Coffee and a cold breakfast and we were in. A long circumnavigation of the harbor ending in our…

Day 1

Day 1

Launched! The weather, perfect. The water, perfect. The swimmers, chomping at the bit to get wet. A slow start – everyone slept in a little, slept away the jetlag and came up for coffee. The reports from all were “I…

Arrivals

Arrivals

  There is almost nothing I like more than flying over the Caribbean sea. I especially love flying into the BVI’s – figuring out which island is what, remembering the great swim we did here or there, seeing it from…

T minus 1 to SwimVacation 2011 – Trip #1

T minus 1 to SwimVacation 2011 – Trip #1

    This was the scene yesterday in my photo studio as I packed for our next SwimVacation adventure. You lucky guests should be able to travel with one carry-on bag for your upcoming fantastic week. As team photographer, I’m…

New Trip: Maine Lakes Experience!

New Trip: Maine Lakes Experience!

Maine Lakes Experience: July 13-16, 2011 Dear Future SwimVacationers, We’re excited to announce the latest addition to our trip lineup; a Maine Lakes Adventure! We found a small island on a pristine lake with cozy waterfront cabins, fabulous food, and…

Open Water Swimming Tips: Safety

Open Water Swimming Tips: Safety

Hello Future SwimVacationers! Before writing another word about open water safety, I have to admit something; I have received far more injuries from swimming in pools than from swimming in open water. Sprained fingers from hitting lane lines, a sore…

The Antidote for the Black Line

The Antidote for the Black Line

It’s time to plan your SwimVacation. Dear future SwimVacationers, There’s nothing like sailing the smooth waters of the British Virgin Islands, dropping anchor, and going for a swim along a beautiful coral reef. That’s the focus of our days on…

Summer 2010

Summer 2010

Dear Future SwimVacationers, I hope you enjoyed some great open water swimming this summer; the waters here in Maine, both fresh and saltwater, have been perfect since early June. Registration is open for our Spring 2011 swimming adventures in the…

Day 7: Departures

Day 7: Departures

Yesterday, going home day. I hate to leave, but am looking forward to getting home to my family. It’s the pesky goodbye thing that makes it so tough. We hug all of our new friends, big squeeze for Rich and…