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

28 Jul 2012Final Channel swims completed on last of the good weather

Final Channel swims completed on last of the good weather

The run of fine weather has finally come to an end.  A final flurry of swims make it.

We had a week of excellent swimming conditions, mostly on big spring tides.

Friday 27th July
Duncan Capp - Solo - Unsuccessful
"A2A3 Channel for ALS" - 2-way 6 lady relay - Successful in 18:55 [9:31 + 9:24] New record
"Etwall Eagles Channel Relay" - Relay- Success in 11:45

Saturday 28th July
"Aspire Otters" - Relay - Successful in 11:20 

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 

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