Thinking of taking on the world of cold water swimming?  You are not alone, more athletes are embracing open water all year round. 

In cold water your favourite swim spots can take on a new dynamic and the opportunities for adventure are endless.  We want to help you plot those adventures and ensure you have the right equipment so that you can explore and push your limits while being safe.  deboer has compiled a list of resources that includes cold water swim tipswetsuit temperature guide, and steps to ensure you put on the Ocean 1.0 wetsuit + Polar accessories properly.

If you have any questions about cold water swimming, or if you have any tips or suggestions to share, feel free to reach out to us at  We would love to hear from you.

Disclaimer: Swimming in open water, especially cold water, can be dangerous.  You should consult with a physician to ensure you are in good health.  Always swim with a partner, and if you ever feel unwell you should go to shore right away, warm up, and seek medical attention if your condition does not improve.