26th December 2018 Boxing Day swim!
Free event so bring down your friends and family! Come down to Appley beach, brave the cold and take a dip we will have both boats out providing safety cover for all the swimmers. We will also have our shop open with tea coffee hot chocolate soft drinks and more.
All hot drinks only 1!
Bottles of water only 50p!
Come down and support your local independent lifeboat!
Please sign up online now!
12:30 – Registration opens
13:00 – safety brief for all swimmers outside the station
13:15 – Subject to operational requirements we will do an on the water demonstration outside the station with both boats prior to the swim
13:30 – SWIM! All swimmers into the water at the sound of the tractor horn!
13:55 – All swimmers to be clear of the water
14:00 – Coastguard helicopter display, all spectators on the beach in front of the station for a helicopter display with Coastguard Rescue 175 and the new Ryde Rescue 1! (Subject to operational requirements)
If you would like a sponsorship form please get in touch
If you would like to make a donation to Ryde Inshore Rescue please use
Where – all will take place in front of our station at Appley in Ryde
Parking – there is public parking all along the seafront up to our station and a large public car park next to the station.
Please do not block the slipway outside our station as this needs to be kept clear for emergency vehicles
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