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

26 Jul 2012Fifteen more Channel Swimmers!!

Fifteen more Channel Swimmers!!

An amazing few days in the English Channel from CS&PF swimmers.

Since the last report on swims, there have been a hige number of successes.  A massive well done to all the pilots, crews, observers and swimmers.  We cannot go into detail here, but hope the swimmers get in touch and give us their stories to share with the swimming community.

Friday 20th July
Tori Gorman - Solo - Successful in 14:12
Marian Cardwell - Solo - Successful in 12:20
Barton Cobb - Solo - Unsuccessful
"Just Channel Hoping" - 3-man relay - Unsuccessful 
"To Paris with Love" - 4-man relay - Successful in 9:32 

Saturday 21st July
Steph Voss - Solo - Successful in 15:27
Arnie Bellini - Solo - Unsuccessful 
Brian Fergusson - Solo - Successful in 13:38
Xlendi Bay Relay Team - 4-man relay - Unsuccessful 

Sunday 22nd July
Jennifer Lane - Solo - Successful in 13:09
Boris Mavra - Solo - Successful in 12:51
Lake Harriet Swim Club - 2-man relay - Successful in 14:33 

Monday 23rd July
"Swinging Sixties" - 5-man relay - Successful in 13:59
"Aquaholics" - 4-man relay - Successful in 15:03
Zoe Sadler - Solo - Successful in 16:00
Ian Down - Solo - Unsuccessful 

Tuesday 24th July
"Aspire Dolphins" - Relay - Successful in 13:05
Emily Ravenhill - Solo - Successful in 17:05
Jonathan Linares - Solo - Successful in 13:35
Leigh Fagg - Solo - Successful in 14:45
Nick Adams - Solo - Successful in 12:34 

Wednesday 25th July
Katie Benoit - Solo - Successful in 13:13
Jo Norton-Barker - Solo - Successful in 16:54
Grant Seidle - Solo -Unsuccessful
Beth French - Solo - Successful in 15:16
Kristy Mcintyre - Solo - Successful in 13:17
"Toby & Marcus" - 2-man relay - Successful in 11:37 

Thursday 26th July
Paul Hoffman - Solo - Unsuccessful
Michelle Rothwell - Solo Wetsuit - Successful 19:07
"The Wild Ones" - Relay - Unsuccessful
James Turnbull - Solo - Unsuccessful
Mike Weedon - Solo - Unsuccessful
Deirdre Barron - Solo - Successful in 14:38 [Photo above]

As usual, all times and results are unofficial until officially 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 

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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