RNLI Lifeguard Richard Heard, Keri-anne Payne, Sophie Hellyer looking at the sea

Blog - RNLI water safety tips with Keri-anne Payne and Sophie Hellyer

RNLI water safety tips with Keri-anne Payne and Sophie Hellyer

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Understanding how cold water swim safely is non-negotiable for anyone interested in swapping the pool for natural blue spaces.

No matter how experienced you are in the water, the sea is an unpredictable place that can take anyone by surprise.

Who is more qualified and experienced to advise on open water safety than the UK charity that has been saving lives at sea since 1824, the RNLI. 

Since 2001, RNLI lifeguards have been looking after those visiting beaches and enjoying the UK coast.

Two women walking to an the sea in dryrobes on a grey day

RNLI Lifeguard Richard Heard joins dryrobe® Ambassadors, Olympic open water swimmer Keri-anne Payne and cold water swimming advocate and #RiseFierce founder Sophie Hellyer, to talk about how you can open water swim as safely as possible.

Two women open water swimming

They cover everything from making sure you have the right gear to the importance of acclimatisation, understanding cold water shock to what to do if find yourself in trouble in the water.

Two women getting warm after open water swimming

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