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My mermaid friends and I again donned our superheroine suits and practiced our best power poses to swim around wild Blake Island, a 475-acre marine park with miles of trails (only 27-minutes off the coast of Seattle by Argosy Cruise Fast Ferry). Blake Island is nearly untouched, accessible only by boat. This long swim featured major chop; purple crabs; a bout of nausea; too many Clif Bloks, and a beer, hot token showers, and clam chowder at the finish line. I highly recommend this swim, I now hold the opinion that Blake Island is an open water swim paradise. 


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NOTE: I am not an expert and this site is meant to give you tips on OWS and some ideas for adventures. If you're really serious about OWS, a swim coach is probably helpful. Your safety is ultimately in your own hands. Be smart out there and have fun!