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Stay focused: Why you need to keep up your swim  training all winter long

Stay focused: Why you need to keep up your swim training all winter long

Blog posts   •   Oct 17, 2018 09:16 EDT

Swedish swim champ Adam Paulsson explains why the swimmers among us need to shrug off the wintertime blues and keep focused on maintaining a high level of training.

It’s starting! The Ocean Cleanup begins removing plastic waste from the Great Pacific Garbage Patch

It’s starting! The Ocean Cleanup begins removing plastic waste from the Great Pacific Garbage Patch

Blog posts   •   Oct 16, 2018 07:55 EDT

A 600-meter long pipe has started collecting the plastic waste that makes up the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, a huge floating pile of trash twice the size of Texas in the Pacific Ocean midway between San Francisco and Hawaii. It's a herculean task applauded by Bluewater which is on its own mission to rid the planet of single-use plastic bottles.

Drinking clean water, or is it?

Drinking clean water, or is it?

Blog posts   •   Sep 28, 2018 04:13 EDT

Global offshore sailing hero and record-breaking yachtswoman Dee Caffari asks how safe is our drinking water in the first of a series of blog posts as a Bluewater global brand ambassador. She says we all need to ask more questions about tap water quality as more and more pollutants are shown to be ending up in our water system.

World Water Week 2018 In Stockholm, Sweden

World Water Week 2018 In Stockholm, Sweden

Blog posts   •   Aug 28, 2018 10:32 EDT

World leaders, water experts, development professionals and business representatives from all over the world have gathered in Stockholm for the annual World Water Week. Key themes in 2018 are poor water management and stressed ecosystems, which can cause poverty and violent conflicts.

The Midsummer solstice, a time to celebrate the life-giving energy of sun and water

The Midsummer solstice, a time to celebrate the life-giving energy of sun and water

Blog posts   •   Jun 22, 2018 04:33 EDT

There are many things Swedes do well but celebrating the summer solstice, or Midsummer, at the end of June every year is an occasion they have turned into a social art fest.

Chemicals are not being removed from tap water using traditional purification processes

Chemicals are not being removed from tap water using traditional purification processes

Blog posts   •   Jun 08, 2018 08:37 EDT

The current solutions used for water purification cannot be relied upon to combat chemical contaminants finding their way into household water, according to new research by Finnish scientists. The researchers said the risks posed by chemical contaminants require more detailed study.

EU cracks down on single use plastics

Blog posts   •   May 29, 2018 11:08 EDT

European Commission launches new measures against ten single-use plastic products polluting Europe's oceans. Representing around 70 percent of all marine litter, the ten plastic products targeted include cotton buds, plastic plates, straws and lost or abandoned fishing gear.

The joys of open water swimming

The joys of open water swimming

Blog posts   •   May 22, 2018 04:12 EDT

A great sense of freedom can come from swimming in the sea. Bluewater swim champ Adam Paulsson explains how he loves the unique challenge of open-water swims in oceans, lakes and rivers. (Photo: Magnus Peterson)

DYK I - 3

DYK I - 3

Blog posts   •   Jan 30, 2018 21:52 EST

Simningen är det perfekta sättet att träna. Det är bra för både yngre och äldre. Det finns nästan ingen chans att du kommer till skada under träningen, och dessutom får du en fantastisk aerobisk träning.

DYK I!  Topp simmare Adam Paulsson skriver sin andra blogg för Bluewater

DYK I! Topp simmare Adam Paulsson skriver sin andra blogg för Bluewater

Blog posts   •   Dec 21, 2017 11:02 EST

Medans jag skriver denna blogg (min andra i serien för Bluewater) är jag i återhämningsläge. Jag har just haft en av de mest intensiva veckorna i min simningskarriär då jag tävlade i Europeiska Sim Mästerskapen i Köpenhamn