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

30 Jul 2023Update on Iain Hughes

The CSPF read with sadness that the body of a swimmer found in waters off Belgium is that of Iain Hughes who went missing during his Channel swim attempt on the 20th June.

A statement has been released by Iain’s family and the West Midlands Fire Service:

Click here to read the statement.

Our thoughts and prayers are with Iain’s family, friends and colleagues.

Sandettie Lightship Observations

2am, 17th September 2023

Water: 66.4 °F (19.1 °C)

Air: 67.1 °F (19.5 °C)

Wind Speed: 9.9 kn (18.3 km/h)

Wind Direction: NNE (30°)

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