Kit

Saffron Seals is pleased to announce that our Kit Shop for unbranded items is now provided by ProSwimwear.  Click on their logo to visit the ProSwimwear Saffron Seals shop (opens in a new window).

For Seals branded swimming items please contact our Kit Secretary (kit@saffronseals.org.uk).  Items available include:

– Boys’ Jammers;
– Girls’ costumes with Seals logo;
– Seals branded hats – yellow hats for those who have successfully passed the Pre-Competitive Start Award which permits diving into shallow water, black hats for new members and those swimmers who have not achieved the Pre-Competitive Start Award;
– T-Bag tee shirts (poolside top with Seals logo);
– Kit bag with Seals logo;
– Hoodies with Seals logo are a special order item.   These are available in yellow or black and can be personalised.

 

Other items, suggested by our Head Coach, are:

  finger paddles

Available from – http://www.swimshop.co.uk/win-finger-paddles-880671

hand paddles

Available from – https://www.simplyswim.com/products/Speedo/TechPaddle-FluoGreen

 alignment kickboard

Available from – http://www.wiggle.co.uk/finis-alignment-kickboard

 short training fins

Available from – https://www.proswimwear.co.uk/maru-training-fins-neon-green-black.html

All these items can be purchased through these web sites or from any other swimming kit provider.

 

Rules relating to Swimwear – 2010

From 1st January 2010 all competitions in England, Scotland and Wales applied the FINA rules below in relation to swimsuits for swimming competitions (excluding Masters and Open Water).   Current FINA rules state:-
GR 5.1 The swimwear (swimsuit, cap and goggles) of all competitors shall be in good moral taste and suitable for the individual sports disciplines and not to carry any symbol which may be considered offensive.
GR 5.2 All swimsuits shall be non transparent.
GR 5.3 The referee of a competition has the authority to exclude any competitor whose swimsuit or body symbols do not comply with this Rule.
BL 8.2 In swimming competitions the competitor must wear only one swimsuit in one or two pieces. No additional items, like arm bands or leg bands shall be regarded as parts of a swimsuit.
BL 8.3 From January 1, 2010 swimwear for men shall not extend above the navel nor below the knee, and for women, shall not cover the neck, extend past the shoulder, nor shall extend below knee. All swimsuits shall be made from textile materials.