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2022 swim season
Solos: 30
Relays: 37
Swim details

Sandettie Lightship Observations

1am, 11th August 2022

Water: 66.7 °F (19.3 °C)

Air: 68.5 °F (20.3 °C)

Wind Speed: 12.1 kn (22.4 km/h)

Wind Direction: NNE (20°)

Channel Weather 

Unofficial success on 8 August: 1-way solo Denise Lee Saudan, time 17:44, pilot Tanya Harding. A tenacious swim lan…

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