Gafirs Swim 2019


The 2019 event attracted a huge crowd of supporters in their thousands probably the biggest charity  event at Stokes Bay. Over 350 registered swimmers entered the sea, which was about 9 degrees. Well over £10,000 was donated for 32 charities., including GAFIRS. It all takes place each year on January 1st at GAFIRS Lifeboat Station, Lifeboat Lane, Stokes Bay, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 2TR.
In 2018 GAFIRS volunteer crews responded to 92 jobs including:
• Persons in water: 23
• Mechanical failures: 30
• Vessels aground: 6
• Medical: 14
• Others: 19

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New Year's Day Swim 2019


Pictures and video highlights will be available on the GAFIRS website.

Visit their website: GAFIRS New Year’s Day Swim

and their Facebook page  Facebook.com/GAFIRS.