The Jeffreys Bay Open water swimmers will be joined by some of the Port Elizabeth extreme swimmers for a training session in the canals of Marina Martinique tomorrow morning.

Everybody will meet at the gate entrance to Phase 2 of the Marina at 9 am. There will be various distances to be swum, ranging from 1,1 K to 5k with some swimmers attempting around 8 K.

The J"Bay swimmers meet early and get greeted with sunrises like this.

The open water swim season will carry on right through winter for the first time ever with events planned for Port Elizabeth and Marina Martinique over the next 6 months.

The J’Bay swim duo of JC Van Wyk and Brenton Williams are still in training for the Robben Island swim that takes place on 7 May. Both swimmers will be competing in the Bell Buoy Challenge in Port Elizabeth over the Easter weekend as a final preparation for one of the most extreme open water swims in the world.

The water temperature at Marina Martinique increased to 22 degrees today with the hot weather.

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