Tips & How-Tos

We share advice from experts and coaches on how to get the most out of your swim, how to dip safely and where to go to find out more.
  • Deakin & Blue Ocean Marble & Teal

    How to: Swim-hike to secret swim spots

    May 7, 2024

  • Top tips: Choosing a swim teacher, coach or guide

    Top tips: Choosing a swim teacher, coach or guide

    Apr 24, 2024

  • Top tips: How to buy sustainable swimming kit

    Top tips: How to buy sustainable swimming kit

    Apr 17, 2024

  • Top tips: How to swim safely in spring

    Top tips: How to swim safely in spring

    Mar 20, 2024

  • Top tips: 7 ways to believe that you're good enough

    Top tips: 7 ways to believe that you're good enough

    Jan 3, 2024

  • Top tips: How to survive Christmas D&B style

    Top tips: How to survive Christmas D&B style

    Dec 12, 2023

  • Sleigh Christmas: Top gifts for swimmers

    Sleigh Christmas: Top gifts for swimmers

    Nov 29, 2023

  • BTS: Our winter swimwear favourites

    BTS: Our winter swimwear favourites

    Sep 27, 2023

  • Fitting guide: Best winter swimming swimwear

    Fitting guide: Best winter swimming swimwear

    Sep 27, 2023

  • How to: 5 top tips for safe sunbathing

    How to: 5 top tips for safe sunbathing

    Aug 16, 2023

  • Experience: Magical midsummer swims

    Experience: Magical midsummer swims

    Jun 20, 2023

  • How to: Bust some moves when you've got boobs

    How to: Bust some moves when you've got boobs

    Jun 14, 2023

  • Seas the day: How to love the ocean

    Seas the day: How to love the ocean

    Jun 7, 2023

  • Making blue spaces more inclusive

    Making blue spaces more inclusive

    May 31, 2023

  • Something to declare: Pack the perfect holiday swimwear

    Something to declare: Pack the perfect holiday swimwear

    May 24, 2023

  • Body beautiful: 7 ways to unlock bikini confidence

    Body beautiful: 7 ways to unlock bikini confidence

    May 16, 2023

  • How to get the most wear from your D&B

    How to get the most wear from your D&B

    Apr 22, 2023

  • How to: Move joyfully

    How to: Move joyfully

    Apr 15, 2023

  • 7 tips for wild spring swims

    7 tips for wild spring swims

    Apr 7, 2023

  • Women in water

    Women in water

    Mar 7, 2023

  • New to cold water swimming? Five tips to get you started safely

    New to cold water swimming? Five tips to get you started safely

    Jan 11, 2023

  • Why we love winter swimming

    Why we love winter swimming

    Nov 30, 2022

  • Body confidence: learning to leave your comfort zone

    Body confidence: learning to leave your comfort zone

    Sep 6, 2022

  • Families who swim together

    Families who swim together

    Aug 24, 2022

  • Life's a picnic

    Life's a picnic

    Jul 20, 2022

  • Sharing the love for our rivers

    Sharing the love for our rivers

    Jul 6, 2022

  • Summer of swim festivals

    Summer of swim festivals

    Jun 23, 2022

  • The joy of learning to swim

    The joy of learning to swim

    Jun 16, 2022

  • The Best Swimsuits & Bikinis for Cold Dips

    The Best Swimsuits & Bikinis for Cold Dips

    Feb 17, 2022

  • Just Keep Swimming: How to Swim Year-Round

    Just Keep Swimming: How to Swim Year-Round

    Sep 5, 2021

  • New to Outdoor Swimming? Five Tips for Safe Cold Water Swimming

    New to Outdoor Swimming? Five Tips for Safe Cold Water Swimming

    Jan 13, 2021

  • The Best D&B Swimsuits & Bikinis for Sunbathing

    The Best D&B Swimsuits & Bikinis for Sunbathing

    May 6, 2020

  • The Best D&B Swimsuits & Bikinis for Training

    The Best D&B Swimsuits & Bikinis for Training

    May 6, 2020

  • Yoga & Breathing For Anxiety

    Yoga & Breathing For Anxiety

    Apr 6, 2020

  • 5 Books We're Reading This Month

    5 Books We're Reading This Month

    Apr 3, 2020

  • The Best D&B Swimsuit Styles for Surfing

    The Best D&B Swimsuit Styles for Surfing

    Apr 2, 2020

  • 5 Easy Yoga Poses For Beginners

    5 Easy Yoga Poses For Beginners

    Apr 1, 2020

  • 5 Podcasts We're Listening to This Month

    5 Podcasts We're Listening to This Month

    Mar 31, 2020

  • 5 Easy Acts of Self-Care To Do At Home This Week

    5 Easy Acts of Self-Care To Do At Home This Week

    Mar 30, 2020

  • 5 Yoga Poses For Swimmers

    5 Yoga Poses For Swimmers

    Mar 28, 2020

  • 5 Easy Escapes from The Comfort of Your Living Room

    5 Easy Escapes from The Comfort of Your Living Room

    Mar 23, 2020

  • Tips, Tricks & Not Freezing Off Your Tits!

    Tips, Tricks & Not Freezing Off Your Tits!

    Jan 6, 2020

  • The Male Gaze and "Desexualising" Swimwear

    The Male Gaze and "Desexualising" Swimwear

    Oct 14, 2019

  • Plastic free periods - prevent pollution every single month.

    Plastic free periods - prevent pollution every single month.

    Oct 10, 2019

  • Five of our favourite wild swimming spots in New Zealand's North Island

    Five of our favourite wild swimming spots in New Zealand's North Island

    Sep 25, 2019

  • Swimwear for a Channel Swim...

    Swimwear for a Channel Swim...

    Sep 24, 2019

  • Sustainable Swimwear, Regenerated Swimwear, Recycled Swimwear, Good for the planet, eco-friendly swimwear, econyl

    Why Good Fitting Swimwear is the Most Sustainable Swimwear You can Buy

    Jul 23, 2019

  • 5 Quick and Easy Ways to Invest in a Little Self Care Today

    5 Quick and Easy Ways to Invest in a Little Self Care Today

    Jul 12, 2019

  • How to Measure your Bra Size: A Handy Guide

    How to Measure your Bra Size: A Handy Guide

    Jul 1, 2019

  • The Luxury of Trying On at Home

    The Luxury of Trying On at Home

    May 11, 2019

  • Out of stock? What to do.

    Out of stock? What to do.

    Mar 21, 2019

  • MOTIVATION: Why Swimming With a Friend is a Game Changer

    MOTIVATION: Why Swimming With a Friend is a Game Changer

    Jan 1, 2019

  • Five Post-Swim Handcreams for Keeping your Skin Soft Through Winter

    Five Post-Swim Handcreams for Keeping your Skin Soft Through Winter

    Nov 27, 2018

  • Refreshing a well loved swimsuit (or How to avoid Black Friday…)

    Refreshing a well loved swimsuit (or How to avoid Black Friday…)

    Nov 10, 2018

  • Five Winter UK Staycations (Complete with Swim Spots)

    Five Winter UK Staycations (Complete with Swim Spots)

    Oct 16, 2018

  • Pools as Art - Five Stunning UK Pools We Can't Stop Looking At

    Pools as Art - Five Stunning UK Pools We Can't Stop Looking At

    Sep 30, 2018

  • ADVICE: The Best Underwater Headphones

    ADVICE: The Best Underwater Headphones

    Jul 9, 2018

  • MOTIVATION: 4 Classes to Improve Your Swimming Technique

    MOTIVATION: 4 Classes to Improve Your Swimming Technique

    May 8, 2018

  • World Water Day 2018

    World Water Day 2018

    Mar 22, 2018

  • What Makes A Triathlete?

    What Makes A Triathlete?

    Feb 27, 2018

  • Five London Pools We Love Swimming Pools Deakin and Blue

    SWIMSPIRATION: Five London Pools We Love

    Jan 11, 2018

  • Swimming Pool Rules Etiquette How to Swim in a Pool

    ADVICE: Top Tips for Swimming Pool Etiquette

    Jan 4, 2018

  • MOTIVATION: Everything You Need to Get Back Into Swimming

    MOTIVATION: Everything You Need to Get Back Into Swimming

    Dec 21, 2017

  • ESCAPE: Our Favourite Tricks for Staying Calm this Christmas

    ESCAPE: Our Favourite Tricks for Staying Calm this Christmas

    Dec 15, 2017

  • #COORDINATEDSWIMKIT: Swim Kit for your 2017 Christmas List

    #COORDINATEDSWIMKIT: Swim Kit for your 2017 Christmas List

    Dec 8, 2017

  • ESCAPE: Five Swim Books for your Christmas List

    ESCAPE: Five Swim Books for your Christmas List

    Dec 4, 2017

  • #COORDINATEDSWIMKIT: Our Swim Favourites for your Christmas List 2017

    #COORDINATEDSWIMKIT: Our Swim Favourites for your Christmas List 2017

    Dec 2, 2017

  • ADVICE: How to Try On Your New Cossie (Or Bikini)

    ADVICE: How to Try On Your New Cossie (Or Bikini)

    Nov 27, 2017

  • #COORDINATEDSWIMKIT: Your 2017 Christmas Wish List

    #COORDINATEDSWIMKIT: Your 2017 Christmas Wish List

    Nov 21, 2017

  • ADVICE: How Can I Reduce My Environmental Impact?

    ADVICE: How Can I Reduce My Environmental Impact?

    Nov 20, 2017

  • ADVICE: Everything You Need For Your New Year Health Kick

    ADVICE: Everything You Need For Your New Year Health Kick

    Nov 15, 2017

  • IN THE SKIN: How to Look After Your Skin After A Swim

    IN THE SKIN: How to Look After Your Skin After A Swim

    Nov 9, 2017

  • MOTIVATION: Five Ways to Enjoy the Autumn Sun

    MOTIVATION: Five Ways to Enjoy the Autumn Sun

    Nov 2, 2017

  • Deakin and Blue Tips for Looking after Your Hair After a Swim

    SWIM HAIR, DO CARE: How to Look After Your Hair After a Swim

    Oct 24, 2017

  • MOTIVATION: How to Get Up In the Morning (for a Swim)

    MOTIVATION: How to Get Up In the Morning (for a Swim)

    Oct 15, 2017

  • Deakin and Blue Swimwear for active swimming - How to Get Back In The Water

    SWIMMING TIPS: How to Get Back in the Water...

    Aug 30, 2017

  • SWIMMING TIPS: Three Reasons to Swim this Bank Holiday

    SWIMMING TIPS: Three Reasons to Swim this Bank Holiday

    Aug 25, 2017

  • Deakin and Blue Ridiculous Swimming Pools

    MUSINGS: 5 Ridiculous Swimming Pools...

    Aug 16, 2017

  • The difference between compression and support

    SWIMWEAR DESIGN: The Difference Between Compression and Support

    Jul 6, 2017

  • SWIMMING TIPS: Five Reasons to Go for a Swim

    SWIMMING TIPS: Five Reasons to Go for a Swim

    Jun 19, 2017

  • SWIMWEAR STYLING: Swimwear for your Shape

    SWIMWEAR STYLING: Swimwear for your Shape

    Jun 17, 2017

  • SWIMMING TIPS: How to Build a Swim into your Weekly Routine

    SWIMMING TIPS: How to Build a Swim into your Weekly Routine

    Jun 10, 2017