Originally Posted by Suddethb
I'm skittish about swimming in water that I'd hesitate to rinse my mouth with, since I know I'll be getting some. I'm looking for nice OW swims within reasonable distances from DC. It can be events, or just good places that allow longer "safe" swims. I'm on the Maryland side of DC toward Annapolis. Any OW TI PMF swimmers out my way looking for a buddy?
Good on you to know your limitations about ow swimming. Swimming with a buddy is best for a newbie. I am not from the East Coast but I've been told to avoid the Potomac