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Dozens make midwinter splash at Castor Bay

Around 80 brave souls took an early morning winter-solstice plunge at Castor Bay to raise money for a men’s health charity. Regulars from the Castor Bay Sea Rise group, who meet for a daily dip, were joined by others keen to support a good cause. More than $400 was raised for the Movember Foundation’s annual appeal.

Brrrilliant fun… (from left) Trine Romlund, Cherie and Isabella Drummond with Kate Bingham on their way to warm up after an early morning plunge at the Castor Bay winter-solstice swim.

Enjoying it… Swimmers Kate Bingham and Sonya Bartlett said the water was “fantastic”, if chilly.

Class act… Campbells Bay School teachers (from left) Gaynor Hockin, Jo Haslemore, Taryn Ramsay and Sheryl Rogers said the water was beautiful.

Dawn dippers… Regular Castor Bay sea swimmers (above, from left) Andrew and Emma Charlesworth and Gayle and Clayton Coplestone. Left: Fellow locals Jon and Susan Bowden, with dog Bertie.

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