Help the Antiparos Medical Centre help us – season 2! The Despotiko Year!

Update posted by Monica Flynn On Aug 27, 2018

On 15th July, a group of swimmers, accompanied by safety boats, helpers and cheering supporters braved the strong wind to swim from Agios Georgios at the south of Antiparos to the small Island of Despotiko and back. The swim, a distance of about 1700 metres, was undertaken to raise funding for the Medical Centre of Antiparos. About 23 swimmers took part, all finishing safely.

Swimmers included, Iliada Stavrinidi, Dr Sotiris Skourtis, Monica Flynn, Vaggelis Aggelakos, Eleni Mpali, Eleni Viazi, Yiannis Pantelakis (Cine Oliaros), Marios Stefanopoulos, Giorgos Stratos, Borghild Loyland, Rebekka Gogou, Christina Saratzi, ΔΗΜΗΤΡΗΣ ΒΑΜΒΑΚΑΣ, David H Andersson, Oliver Beijer, Eric Roe, Marius and Jeff. Apologies to the few other swimmers who joined us but whose names I don't have.

Our artwork was done by the very talented Tatiana Kontouli.

Support vessels were provided and manned by, Mixalis Mpali, Nikos Marinatos, Alexia Gardner, Vasilis Germanopoulos, and Juliano.

Floats were provide by Blue Island Divers, Antiparos.

Huge thanks to everyone who participated and helped!!!

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Update posted by Monica Flynn On Jul 13, 2018

With just 2 days to go to the big day, here is some final information for our swimmers.

1. We will swim from the beach at Agios Georgios (Vathis Volos) to the jetty (pier) on Despotiko and back.


2. Swimmers (who are all over 21 and have notified us in advance they want to join us) may wear goggles but not snorkels or fins. It is highly recommended you wear a coloured silicone swim cap for visibility. Some of the team will also have swim floats to give additional visibility.

3. Swimmers and support groups will meet at the beach at Agios Georgios at 11.30 on Sunday for team and safety talk and historic photographs :) The Travel Agency public bus will leave from Antiparos Port at 11.00 am and should arrive at Ag. Georgios at 11.30 am .

4. Participants should bring water and a snack - though there are, of course, tavernas and cafes in the area.

5. There will be a range of swimming ability, so we will divide roughly into 2 groups. The swim is approximately 800m each way.

6. There will be number of support vessels including motor boats, kayak and canoe.

7. For any vessels, the co-ordinates of the start (and finish) are 36° 58' 29" N 25° 01' 30" E and our half-way point on Despotiko is 36° 58' 22" N 25° 01' 12" E

8. Although the main reason for the swim is to help raise finds for The Antiparos Medical Centre, we also want to have fun and so look forward to having supporters and on-lookers there to cheer us on.

9. If you need any additional information or have any questions, please contact Iliada or Monica

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Update posted by Monica Flynn On Jul 09, 2018

With 6 days to go until the swim to Despotiko and back, we have raised around 35% of our initial target. Our team has expanded and along with Dr. Sotiris, Iliada, Monica and Eleni Mpali, we are delighted to be joined by David, Eleni Viazi, Borghild, ΔΗΜΗΤΡΗΣ, Christina and Giorgos Stratos. Our support team will also include Alexia in canoe!

More to come :)

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Many thanks to the doctors at the Antiparos Medical Centre!

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