Seahorse Swim

Seahorse Swim Swimmers Instructions Published

Jun 5th, 2017 | By

Are you taking part in this year’s Seahorse Swim? If so there’s some important information on the Seahorse Swim Facebook Group. The information has also been emailed to entrants so please check you inboxes. You can download the PDF file here. Join the Seahorse Swim Facebook Group now to makes sure you’re up to date with

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Seahorse Swim 2017 Sold Out

Feb 22nd, 2017 | By
Sold out

Thank you to everyone who has entered The Seahorse Swim 2017 on 2 July which is sold out. The waiting list is now closed but we will reopen it if necessary.

Meanwhile if you haven’t already done so sign up for the event’s Facebook Group for updates.

View race details.


Seahorse Swim 2017 – Waiting List

Feb 16th, 2017 | By
Chris Parkin, Race Director

Updated 22 Feb 2017: The waiting list is now closed

The Seahorse Swim on 2 July 2017 is now full!

However, it is likely there will be withdrawals so please sign up for the waiting list. When an entry becomes available the first person on the list will be given a chance to enter.


Seahorse Swim 2017 Entries

Jan 15th, 2017 | By
Chris Parkin, Race Director

Entries to the Seahorse Swim will open on 13 February 2017 at 10am! Please put it in your diary and go to the registration page at the link below to make sure you don’t miss out.

We’re making some improvements to the swim this year by teaming up with Race Timing Solutions and Lapio to provide chip timing with live results. This year, finishers will also receive a bespoke commemorative medal and the chance to win a raffle prize.


Date announced for Seahorse Swim 2017

Nov 29th, 2016 | By
Seahorse Swim 2014

The 8th East Dorset Open Water SC Seahorse Swim will take place on 2 July 2017 near Knoll Beach, Studland by kind permission of the National Trust and in support of the Seahorse Trust. A new Facebook Group has launched for the Seahorse Swim. Please join, like and share the group to keep up with latest information on the event. For more information on the entry process and race details, please subscribe to our mailing list on this page. Details will also be published soon on the website and social media.


Seahorse Swim 2016 Results

Jul 3rd, 2016 | By
Seahorse Swim 2016

We held our seventh annual Seahorse Swim on Sunday 3 July 2016 attracting swimmers from all over the country. The swim from Knoll Beach, Studland was held by kind permission of the National Trust and in support of the Seahorse Trust and was blessed with good weather. View race report, results and media from the event.


Entries closed for Seahorse Swim 2016

Apr 27th, 2016 | By
Sold out

View information for swimmers including course map and alternative course map. This has been sent by email to contacts.

Entries are now closed for the 2km and 3.8km swims on Sunday 3 July 2016 from Knoll Beach, Studland. Accepted entries are shown below.

We sent confirmation of entry emails to everyone who submitted a complete application and paid the corresponding fee.

Any applicant (online or postal) in receipt of an acknowledgement email from us who has not received confirmation of entry had 7 days in which to send the required payment to complete the entry. Anyone who has sent in or made payment without submitting a corresponding application had 7 days to submit the entry form.


Entries for Seahorse Swim 2016

Nov 23rd, 2015 | By
Seahorse Swim 2014

Entries are now closed. Read update.

Sunday 3 July 2016 – Knoll Beach, Studland

Applications to enter the 2km or 3.8km event distances are OPEN.

East Dorset Open Water Swimming Club is organising its seventh open water swim across Studland Bay, near Swanage on the Isle of Purbeck, Dorset, by kind permission of the National Trust and in support of the Seahorse Trust. The swim will be held in affiliation with the BLDSA for wetsuit and non wetsuit competitors, aged 16/O.

Start: from Knoll Beach, Studland peninsula
Swims: 2km or 3.8km (non-transferable)
Registration: 8am to 9am
Briefing: 9.15am
Start Time: 10am
Entry Fee – £35, or £38 inclusive of temporary BLDSA Day Membership
No entries will be accepted on event day.

Awards to the top 3 fastest male / female swimmers in both wetsuit and non wetsuit categories and trophies for first local 3.8km male / female non-wetsuit swimmer over 40.


Date of Seahorse Swim 2016

Nov 14th, 2015 | By
Seahorse Swim 2014

Sunday 3 July 2016 – Knoll Beach, Studland. Held in affiliation with the BLDSA for wetsuit and non wetsuit competitors, aged 16/O. More details of the competition, distances, categories, schedule and entry forms will be published before Xmas 2015.


Official Photos for Sale

Jul 6th, 2015 | By
David Beater Photography

View official photos for sale, taken by David Beater and Dave Roberts. Gallery Password: seahorse.

Take advantage of the Early bird offer. The gallery will expire on 30 Sep 2015.


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