Channel Swimming & Piloting Federation "Nothing great is easy", Captain Matthew Webb

02 Jan 2018Freda Streeter MBE

Freda Streeter MBE

Freda Streeter, the Channel General, has been appointed MBE in the New Year's Honours list.

On New Year's Eve the swimming world avoke to fantastic news that Freda Streeter, the Channel General, has been appointed MBE for services to open water swimming. Tributes to Freda followed from all over the world, from generations of swimmers she nurtured and trained to swim the Channel.

This is a thoroughly deserved and long overdue honour for a lifetime of dedication to Channel swimming.

Congratulations from everyone at CS&PF Freda!

Sandettie Lightship Observations

7pm, 1st August 2018


Water: 64.8 °F (18.2 °C)

Air: 64.4 °F (18 °C)

Wind Speed: 12.0 kn (22.2 km/h)

Wind Direction: WSW (240°)

Channel Weather 

Unofficial success on 17 September: 1-way relay DSRA, time 11:28, pilot Lance Oram. https://t.co/1zKgcDvjOX Congratulations team! Well swum.

4 days ago