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

13 Nov 2021Steve Stievenart pushing boundaries!

Steve Stievenart pushing boundaries!

On 11 November 2021, Steve Stievenart swam the English Channel in a time of 16 hours 47 minutes - the latest CS&PF solo English Channel crossing ever (subject to ratification).

He was ablely piloted by Marilyn Critchely onboard High Hopes. 

Kathy Batts, the CS&PF Treasurer and Observer Liaison Officer said 'It was truly amazing to see  in such changing and challenging conditions.'

Congratulations Steve on you amazing achievement.

Sandettie Lightship Observations

10pm, 1st December 2021


Water: 53.1 °F (11.7 °C)

Air: 44.6 °F (7 °C)

Wind Speed: 27.0 kn (50.0 km/h)

Wind Direction: NNW (340°)

Channel Weather 

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