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

06 Jul 2012Eddie does it again!

Eddie does it again!

Eddie lands Lochie straight onto the cap on one of the biggest tides of the year!

Thursday was one of the biggest spring tides, but CS&PF pilots once again showed their outrageously good piloting skills!

Of the swims from yesterday, Thursday 5th July:

  • Worth School relay [Lance].  Successful 16 hours 48 minutes.
  • Lochie Hinds [Eddie], the 16 year old from Australia.  Successful in 12 hours 22 minutes.  Eddie landed him right on the cap (see photo above).
  • Jen Schumacher [Paul].  Sadly unsuccessful after 9-10 hours.
  • "Out to Sea" relay [Neil].  Successful in 11 hours 2 minutes.
  • Oxford University Relay [Mike].  Successful in 8 hours 44 minutes and 49 seconds.
Today: Friday 6th July:
  • Ian Holt [Neil].  Sadly unsuccessful after just under 5 hours of swimming.

[All the above results and times are unofficial, until ratified by the CS&PF Committee]

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 

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