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She said: "I can't wear a wetsuit for warmth or protection because I have to swim 'skins' according to BLDSA rules.
Dee, 33, is five-times BLDSA Swimmer of the Year and has swum the English Channel as well as numerous lakes including Loch Ness, Loch Lomond and Lake Zurich.
Following BLDSA rules, the team took it in turns to swim an hour.
My Dad, Catherine and myself are life members of the BLDSA.
Ellie Knight being presented with her trophy by BLDSA President Mark Sheridan
In the Scottish Borders, Ellie-Jane Knight took both the senior and junior BLDSA breaststroke trophies in the St Mary's Loch 3.5 miles championship in water of just 13.9c.
At Coniston, Frank Kilgannon of Halton took fifth place in the BLDSA Veterans Championship with a time of 1hr 49mins.
Ellie Jane Knight won junior breaststroke title at Sunday's BLDSA Championship, finishing third overall.
Halton's Tom Roberts celebrated double success at the first BLDSA event of the year in Colwick Park, Nottingham.
Closer to home last Sunday the blustery conditions at Derwentwater did little to prevent two Warrington Dolphins from claiming silverware in the BLDSA two-mile breaststroke event.
In the BLDSA Coniston Seniors on Sunday there was a milestone for Chris Carter of Warrington Dolphins, as he completed the 5.25 miles in 3 hours 38 minutes, almost 50 years to the day that he first completed the course.
At Bala, in the BLDSA Championships, it was a busy weekend for Jo Blackburn of the Warrington Dolphins, who competed in the 1k, 3-mile and 6-mile events, finishing sixth, 10th and eighth respectively.