Calm and serene on a wintry Loch Sween so let’s have some story time, 2022 is “Scotland’s Year of Stories”. With that in mind, I have a wee personal story of my ancient (some would say tenuous) claim to the oldest stone castle in Scotland and Mac Suibhe family links to these pristine marine protected waters of the Argyll Hope Spot. “Sween” is a sheltered sea loch and the name derives from the Mac Suibhe clan or clan Sweeney which means “well disposed” or “pleasant” in Gaelic.
Marvelling at the majestic underwater realm beneath the waves of Argyll & the isles. One of the most empowering benefits of developing efficient open water front crawl technique is being able to do just this, effortlessly. It puts us on equal terms with the wild and connects us to who we are. By mastering the practice of aquatic breathing combined with the other building blocks for the most efficient swimming stroke, we can enjoy “blue space” in its purest sense. Getting comf