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Six Scilly Swimmers Challenge

Facebook post Mark Ransom (20021-09-18). View the original post to see the pictures!

A few days ago our attempt at a six person relay swim to the Isles of Scilly was almost called off due to stormy weather travelling across the Atlantic and threatening to put a stop to our plans of achieving a world first open water swim. Luckily as the days passed, the forecast started to change for the better and before we knew it we were down in Penzance awaiting the biggest challenge of our lives.

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SCILLY – LAND’S END SWIMMER REFLECTS ON NEAR MISS

A woman who recently fell just short of becoming the third person to swim between the Isles of Scilly and Land’s End has spoken about her attempt.

Vicky Miller set off on the 28-mile swim at around 4am on July 17, but was defeated by strong currents less than 2 miles from Land’s End after 17.5 hours in the water.

Vicky, who has previously swum the English channel and North Channel, wrote on social media: “Just over a month ago, I tried unsuccessfully to become the third person to swim the 28 miles between Scilly Isles and Land's End…