Upcoming Swims & Events

We try to pick areas that have not been swum before as well as areas that are badly affected by plastic pollution. Each location we pick is intended to demonstrate that the plastic pollution crisis is a global issue and that it affects ALL of us – even the most remote island in the world.

Over the next 18 months we have a series of swims planned that aims to highlight this issue and each swim has its own unique challenges.

These are pioneering swims that never been done before. We are going into the unknown and exposing ourselves to the elements to make a statement against platic pollution.


Myself and my team will be undertaking another first this time a staged swim series along the southern coast of Mozambique and Northern KZN about 100km in total over 6 days of swimming.

The plan is to swim from Ponta Dobela to Sodwana over 6 days. The swim will be documented and we will release a 7 part docu series showing our findings and sharing the challenges and amazing things we find on the way.

Spar Eastern Cape have come on board as official sponsors and will be funding the trip

The team consists of:
John McCarthy- seconder on kayak, in charge of the route and water safety (can you get pics from FB)
Sarah Houston- coach and feeder- in charge of keeping sarah f fuelled, happy,. Motivated and warm
Karl (Wofty) – videographer and photographer
Anglika- massage therapist and chef

There is a bigger team behind the scenes with Kerryn Gibson(founder of Nutrition Innovated) being instrumental in helping plan the nutrition and menu to make sure Sarah gets enough calories to fuels her over this long swim series
Sarah has never attempted a staged swim like this before.


Watch this space for more details


Watch this space for more details


A remote Island in the South Pacific between Chile and New Zealand, this Island has the second highest concentration of micro plastics in the world. Sarah will be attempting to swim around the Island to highlight the growing issue of plastic pollution and is working closely with Mark Minnebo in Chile (a representative of Plastic Oceans) in her research to do the swim.

It will be the first of its kind, only one other person has attempted this swim but was unsuccessful.