We oppose the Scottish Open Water Swimming Association proposal, as it stands.

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Jo Stanton-Thorburn
3 years ago
We must stop this plan as it will affect the community in many areas and stop what they have been doing well and freely for many years. 'Stakeholders' should not benefit from what nature has created and had managed very well!

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Rebecca Murdoch
3 years ago
I don't like people profiteering from nature which has always been free. Also concerned about rules they may enforce for all races such as insisting on wetsuit for all races which I hate!

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Antony Gaffney
3 years ago
No infringement whatsoever of open water swimming by general public should be considered as part of this proposal

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Jason West
3 years ago
Because I'm an open water swimmer.

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Mike Herrin
3 years ago
I agree we should be able to swim anywhere

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andrea hawkins
3 years ago
I agree with idea of swimmers being able to have the freedom to swim anywhere .

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Clive Cass
3 years ago
I oppose the proposal in it’s current form. Individual groups involved in OWS need to be able to express themselves independent of the influence of one managing leader.
It needs more information as to how each interested group can be involved independently.

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jayne walsh
3 years ago
more bureaucracy, more cost, more control. keep our swimming free

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Nicola Naunton
3 years ago
Because Scotland doesn’t need a self-imposed ‘regulator’ to fleece them for what is already theirs for free.

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Stephen Macintyre
3 years ago
Absolutely no need for any form of regulation. I want to be free to swim where I want and with whom I choose.