WeyPort Masters

Masters swimming in Weymouth & Portland

The date for this has been confirmed as Sunday 3rd June.  Entry form is available via the Event Calendar or here.

Linda Ashmore competed in the annual Rottnest Channel race and finished in a time of 7:42:37.


Full results can be found here.


Linda will be attempting to regain her World Record as oldest lady to swim the English Channel later this season.

Entries are now open for this popular event which will be held on the 24th June; there is a limit of 180 so get in there quick.

A link to the entry details is on the Event Calendar

Now added to the Event Calendar with contact details and entry form.

Closing date is Friday 9th March

For more information, contact Ian Hughes at Saturday morning swimming training or email him.


Unfortunately, the previously communicated change in the Wednesday evening session time is incorrect and the start will still be 8:45pm until further notice.

Training at Osprey on Tuesday 27th and Wednesday 28th at Weymouth are cancelled.  Saturday training sessions will be on as normal.

Normal training resumes on the 2nd January but note that the Wednesday night sessions at Weymouth pool now start at 8:30pm.

The dates for next year’s four race series have been announced and entry is available via www.bustinskin.com.

They are all being held at Bowleaze Cove and have both wetsuit and non-wetsuit categories for two swim distances of 1.2 miles (1.9k) and 2.4 miles (3.8k).

Linda Ashmore broke the European 1500m record in the 65-69 age group at the National Masters Champioships, taking 11 seconds off the previous record.

A Dorset Echo article can be found here.

The entry form for both the long distance (1500m/800m) and shorter distance galas can be found here.

Dorset Masters 2012

Just to confirm dates for Dorset Masters Championships 2012 are as follows:

800/1500 Freestyle Saturday 18 February – at Littledown with electronic timing following Age Groups as per last year, times tbc

Main programme Saturday 11 February – at Canford School pool with electronic timing, start time approx 2pm

The date of the main programme has been brought forward from the end of March at the request of Masters so there is no date clash with other Masters events.

Di Gibbs