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

03 Mar 2019Award winners for the 2018 season

Award winners for the 2018 season

Congratulations to all the award winners for the 2017 season

Here is the full list of winners and the awards:

WinnerAwardDescription
Kyra Sterre WijnkerThe Eurotunnel TrophyFor the fastest CS&PF swim of the year
Marcy McDonaldThe Gertrude Ederle AwardFor the most meritorious CS&PF swim of the year by a woman
Stuart BowmanThe Des Renford AwardFor the most meritorious CS&PF swim of the year by a man
Steve StievenartThe Peter Adams AwardFor the CS&PF successful endurance swim of the year
Polly KnewstubFrank Richards Endurance SwimFor the CS&PF endurance swim of the year
Guy ProctorThe Audrey Scott AwardFor the youngest successful swimmer of the year
Linda AshmoreThe Ray Scott AwardFor the oldest successful swimmer of the year
Marilyn CritchleyThe Barrie Darling AwardFor the CS&PF Pilot/Crew member of the year
Channel no. 5 (plus 1)The Dover Straits AwardFor the fastest standard CS&PF Relay crossing of the year
Big Ricks Swim TeamThe longest CS&PF standard Relay crossing of the year
Irene WakehamThe CS&PF Observer of the year
Medley Relay Challenge - SwimQuestersThe most meritorious CS&PF Special Category Relay of the year
John ThorpeThe Sunny Lowry “Special Thanks” awardFor the supporters/volunteers contribution to the Federation
Anthony KingThe JLDSC AwardFor the most successful swim against all odds

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 

Good luck to Rebecca Wilson who started at 03:37 from Samphire Hoe and is swimming with Sea Satin piloted by Lance… https://t.co/qWGKamkcwu

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