Eddie has been escorting Channel Swimmers for over 10 years. His boat is very much a family run boat, with his son-in-law Rob as a permantent crew member. Eddie's son Mike is hoping to become a pilot, and is currenty training in the North Sea.
His escort boat is 'Anastasia', a 42ft Dutch Steel flybridge motorcruiser. She has RYA/MCA Small Commercial Craft & Workboat registration: Class 2 (60 miles from safe haven).
Track Eddie and Anastasia on our live swim tracking page.
- 08 Dec 2014
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Sandettie Lightship Observations
11am, 22nd December 2014
Water: 52.5 °F (11.4 °C)
Air: 32.0 °F ( °C)
Wind Speed: 39.0 kn (72.2 km/h)
Wind Direction: N (°)