This major DIY project started with the need to replace our old float, (below) which wasj udged to be unsafe.
This was the design proposed by lifelong DIY enthusiast, Bernard Davies, based on a 10 X 5ft platform
Original sketches by Bernard Davies
Bernard starts construction of the fram at home in his garage.
Some oft he design features.
All sections ready in a flatpck, ready for construction in Wilmslow.
Pete Mayall, Bernard and Ian McCardy ready for the off.
All coming together!
The basic float ready for graphics arranged by Geogg Shelmerdine.
The end result of a considerable amount of work.
All dressed up ready for Santa.
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The Wilmslow Swimathon is running annually (normally in the Spring-time) which enables schools, charities, voluntary organisations, community groups, individuals, etc to raise funds for their or other charities by doing lots of swimming in one hour.more