Swim the Wight is a Community Interest Company based on the Isle of Wight, UK
Victoria Thorneton-Field – STA Qualified Level 2 Open Water Swimming Coach and STA Brand Ambassador, SLS Tube Rescuer, oceanographer, passionate advocate for mental health and sea swimming. I have loved and had an affinity with the sea all my life. I am a founder of Swim The Wight and a huge advocate of the benefits of open water swimming. Read more…
Sandy Ciccognani – STA Qualified Level 2 Open Water Swimming Coach and STA Brand Ambassador, SLS Tube Rescuer. I’m Sandy. Sandy by name and by nature. As anyone who knows me well, will tell you, anywhere I go I seem to leave a trail of sand! Aka Alexandra Ciccognani and one of the founders of Swim The Wight. Read more….
Keri-anne Payne: among her achievements are two-time 10-kilometre open water world championship gold medals, and an Olympic silver medallist, Keri-anne is an inspiration and since her retirement from competitive swimming she has never been so busy including agreeing to become our patron! For more go to https://kerianne.co.uk/about/
Dr Heather Massey: definitely a person who works and plays with cold water, Heather has swum the channel and completed a round the Isle of Wight relay swim – who better to help and advise Swim The Wight. For more…
We are also very fortunate to be supported by:
|Outdoor Swimming Magazine|
Simon Griffiths founded this terrific magazine in 2011 and it has gone from strength to strength! Simon and his team are incredibly supportive of what we are trying to do.
|The STA |
The Swimming Teachers Association is the organisation through which we trained to become Open Water Swimming coaches with Keri-anne Payne
A local charity, Wight Aid recognise the unique experience of living on the Isle of Wight and endeavour to help, promote and advise us to reach our goals.
Company number 13085742