Port Arthur Ocean Swim

50 people lined up for the “Convict Escape Ocean Swim” at Port Arthur Historic site recently. Swimmers from all over Tasmania competed in the 1.5km event, organised by Carlton Surf Life Saving Club as a part of the 2016/2017 Tasmanian Ocean Swim Series. Competitors aged from 12 braved the cool water, overcast skies and moderately windy conditions to swim out of the cove past the Penitentiary, around the point towards Carnarvon, then looped around marker buoys and some anchored boats back to the cove.

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