The first swim is now scheduled for 7th September. Crossing from Ryde to Stokes Bay, arriving next to Stokes Bay Sailing Club, PO12 2BL, starts around midday. Crossing time around 1 hour 45 minutes. Return swim due to leave Stokes Bay at around 17.00.
The second swim scheduled for 21st September, crossing times around 9.30 from Ryde and 14.30 from Stokes Bay.
It was hoped that the swims would take place earlier in the summer, but due to adverse weather conditions the swims on 27 July and 24 August were postponed, as reported here by the BBC.