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Forty-four brave souls took part in the eleventh Lamlash Splash, which involves a 1.3mile open water swim from Holy Isle back to Arran.
Organisers were delighted this year to see 12 local swimmers taking part – all of whom have been training for a number of months for the event.
Just after 11am the swimmers boarded the rescue boats at Lamlash Pier and were taken to Holy Isle where they were dropped off for the swim back.
For the full report see the Arran Banner edition of September 22 2012, also available on line at www.arranbanner.co.uk/digital