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

15 Mar 2020Coronavirus / Covid-19

The CS&PF is monitoring the Coronavirus/Covid-19 situation. At this stage it is not clear what will be happening when the Channel swimming season starts in June. 

We are continuing to take registrations but swimmers should keep in close contact with their pilots. 

Swimmers with concerns about obtaining their medicals should contact our admin office (

We wish you well and trust that you will stay safe.

Sandettie Lightship Observations

4pm, 5th April 2020

Water: 48.7 °F (9.3 °C)

Air: 61.3 °F (16.3 °C)

Wind Speed: 7.0 kn (13.0 km/h)

Wind Direction: SSE (160°)

Channel Weather 

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