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Christmas Gift Guide


Treat the outdoor swimmer in your life (or yourself!) to our pick of the best outdoor swimming gifts


1. POOL BACKPACK

£29.99
The Pool Backpack’s spacious main compartment easily fits your swimming equipment, towel and post-swim warm gear while the bottom mesh compartment separates wet items.
Get 10% off all Pool products until 31 December 2017 using the code OS10POOL when shopping on poolswim.com.


2. AMEO POWERBREATHER twin tube snorkels

From £70 with case and free delivery
A whole new experience. Endless enjoyment.
For swimming, diving, training, and recreation. In pools and open water. Breathe fresh air without turning your head. No CO2. Stale air goes underwater, not back up the tubes.

powerbreather.co.uk

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3. BIG BOBBLE HATS

£20
Here at Big Bobble Hats we have the perfect hats to slip on after you’ve been swimming to keep you cosy and warm. With a massive range of colours to choose from we are sure to have exactly what you need this winter.
Enter the code BBH0110 at bigbobblehats.co.uk to get a festive 10% off too!


4. CHARLIE MCLEOD SPORTS CLOAK

£79.95
The Charlie McLeod Sports Cloak offers a one stop solution for apres sport. The Sports Cloak has made changing water-side a doddle. Including inbuilt features to ensure your post exercise experience is as full and rewarding as the exercise itself.
Use code outdoorswimmer01 for 10% off at charliemcleod.co.uk

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5. DEAKIN AND BLUE SIGNATURE SWIMSUIT

£105
A firm favourite with outdoor and pool swimmers alike, this best-selling eco-friendly swimsuit is designed with female body shape, comfort and confidence in mind. A perfect Christmas treat for a keen swimmer. Available now in sizes 8-16 and to pre-order for sizes 18-24 (delivery January).

deakinandblue.com


6. XK SWIMZI

JNR £110 SNR £130
Swimzi have developed a piece of weatherproof kit like no other. The XK jacket has been carefully designed to protect against wind penetration whilst keeping essential body heat locked in: allowing you to perform at your best… whatever your sport.
Grab your 10% discount at swimzi.com with code ODSDEC17

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7. SWIMZI VINTAGE VIOLET DECK DRESS

JNR £50 SNR £58
The perfect Xmas surprise for comfort and coverage any day of the year!
This kitbag essential comes with an oversized hood, extended front zip and side vent zips for effortless changing, and includes half glove sleeves and a large pouch pocket.  
Grab your 10% discount at swimzi.com with code ODSDEC17


8. RESTUBE SWIM

£85
The RESTUBE Swim is a compact, re-usable safety flotation device that inflates when triggered, giving buoyancy and rescue visibility. Packed into a small waist-mounted package, the RESTUBE inflates in seconds. Great for confidence on longer swims, the RESTUBE is the winner of an ISPO Gold Award for innovation.

restube.com

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9. ZOGGS DC SUPER HEROES RANGE

From £5 – £15
Give the gift of swimming to your little ones by making them a Swimming Superhero! From Swimcaps to Dive Games the New Zoggs DC Super Heroes range is the perfect present to develop your little one into a Super Swimmer. Featuring Batman, Superman and Wonder Woman!

zoggs.com


10. ESKEEZ SUPER THERMALS

From £14.99
Wrap yourself or a loved one up in something that’s going to last longer than festive cheer with a set of super thermal base layers. Eskeez are an indispensable part of your swimming bag. Lightweight, hard wearing, oh, so warm – and made in the UK!
Get 10% off with code OPENSWIM at eskeez.co.uk

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11. DRYROBE® ADVANCE LONG SLEEVE

£129.99
dryrobe® is recognised as the World’s leading change robe.
An invaluable tool for retaining core temperature, aiding both performance and recovery. The choice of Team GB Olympic and Paralympic swimmers at Rio 2016, and trusted by many leading endurance athletes worldwide.

dryrobe.com


12. ARENA SPIKY 2 AO LARGE BACKPACK

£60.00
We designed our large Spiky 2 backpack for easy, hands-free transport of your swimwear and equipment. From shoes to sports drink, all your items have a spot of their own. Our streamlined design comes in an array of limited edition colours.

solosports.co.uk

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13. LIFEVENTURE THERMAL MUG

£10.99
Lifeventure Thermal Mugs make it easy to warm up with your favourite hot drink after a session in cold water. With a 300ml capacity, the Thermal Mugs keep contents piping hot for up to four hours. The mugs are also ideal for chilled drinks.

lifeventure.com


14. SELKIE CHRISTMAS BUNDLES

Starting from £35
Selkie are spoiling us this year with their amazing Christmas bundles. The top of the range Loch Ness includes the Wraith Wetsuit, a 40 Litre DryBag, Selkie Towel, Water Canteen and Swim Cap, with a saving of over £180. There is even Little Langdale so the kids don’t feel left out!

selkieswim.com

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15. SWIM SECURE WILD SWIM BAG

£33
Dry bag, tow float and backpack all in one – the Wild Swim bag is perfect for your next adventure. Designed with the adventurous in mind, simply detach the shoulder straps, put them into the 30 litre dry bag with your gear, clip on the waist belt carabiner and tow your inflated bag behind you.

swimsecure.co.uk


16. THE DRY BAG

Dry Bag Pro (outdoor drying)
Dry Bag Elite (indoor drying)
£60 plus postage
Get soaked hanging up your wetsuit? Other half frustrated with mess in the bathroom? The Dry Bag offers a solution to your problems – a full length, showerproof zip up bag with a water reservoir at the bottom that collects any dripping water with an easy to use bung to release it.

thedrybag.co.uk

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17. KINAMARA SWIMWEAR

£60 (swimsuit), £45 (jammers), £35 (shorts)
For adventurous swimmers throughout the UK and beyond. Inspired by nature and the elements, the KinaMara design enables all swimmers to look good and feel fabulous whether they are at the lido, in the sea, the lakes or a just a quiet spot on the river.

kinamara.com


18. KITBRIX MODULAR KIT BAG

£49.99
The first choice modular
kit bag for professional triathletes, swimmers and passionate sports people.
Each KitBrix bag can be zipped to another to form a rucksack. KitBrix is locker fit and can hold up to two wetsuits, a towel and all the swim kit required. No fuss, just organised kit.

kitbrix.com

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19. MIDNIGHT SWIMZI

JNR £59 SNR £69
The perfect Christmas surprise for anyone who loves a cosy coverall!
Our range of super-comfy, unique onesies, are a must-have for travelling to meets, throwing on between races, or eating pizza on the sofa. Branded with BORN 02 Swimzi.
Grab your 10% discount at swimzi.com with code ODSDEC17


20. SWIMQUEST HOLIDAYS 6.5KM RIVER ARUN SWIM

£70pp
Treat that special swimmer to a unique day out in West Sussex in July, August or September 2018.
SwimQuest’s friendly, tidally assisted swim from Arundel to Bury is the perfect way to soak up the English countryside.

Email alice@swimquest.uk.com to book a place

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