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Colin Macleod

The Flannan Isles Mystery Swim

To raise funds for the RNLI for RNLI - Royal National Lifeboat Institution because they do an amazing job saving lives

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RNLI - Royal National Lifeboat Institution

We are a 24 hour search & rescue service to save lives at sea

Charity Registration No. 209603


**Pleased be advised that all funds raised will be for the Stornoway Lifeboat Station.**

In representation of the 3 missing Keepers and to raise funds for the
RNLI, Ed Smith, Stuart Baird & Colin Macleod swam relay style, in 45
 minute bursts, approx 23 miles from the Flannan Isles, supported by
Murdanie Macdonald and crew of the Mv Cuma and 3 kayakers to Ardroil in Uig, Isle of Lewis. The swim started at 5.35am and finished at 8.05pm on Monday 14th August 2017, swimming for a total of 14.5 hours.

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Please check out our Blog for photo's & video's of the Flannans Mystery Swim and the training that the Team undertook up to the swim.

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  • Flannans Keepers - From left, Thomas Marshall, Donald MacArthur and James Ducat
  • Ed, Stuart & Colin +2