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Conditions were a bit choppier than they were in sheltered Campbeltown Loch when ten members of South and West Kintyre Wile n Mild Swimmers club took to the sea at Peninver on New Year’s Day.
North Atlantic Ocean waves battered the hardy souls who took to the sea for a refreshing dook.
But the swimmers, who brave Kintyre’s seas all throughout the year and are used to battling the worst elements of nature, took it in their stride.
Ten members of South and West Kintyre Wile n Mild Swimmers took to the sea on New Year’s Day. KC_c01peninverdippers01
North Atlantic Ocean waves battered the Peninver swimmers. KC_c01peninverdippers02