CLDSA News

Grand Standing

The CLDSA acknowledges the 1000th official Robben Island crossing since the club was founded in 1969. Dial back the clock 52 years. There’s no V&A Waterfront.

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Ladies’ Mile

Scores of female swimmers took to the sea off Simonstown this month for the first ever Simon’s Bay Mile. This women’s-only event, presented by Swim Cape

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Things heard on boats

We get on them frantically, we jump off them reluctantly. We nod wisely at their pitch and their yaw. We caress our hands lovingly along their

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Zoom with a View

He’s the quiet, unassuming dude on the boat who transforms your floundering fret and spindrift into glorious poster-sized rectangles of eternity. We chat to the artist

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U Who?

During the dark, dog day drear of World War Two, a submarine alarm went off on Robben Island. Were the Germans invading? Crew stationed there dismissed

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Irish Triple Crown

And it’s a warm welcome from glorious Ireland this month, as the CLDSA chats to the members of the Irish Long Distance Swimming Association (ILDSA). You

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