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.
- 29 Jun 2014
As the 2014 season gets under way, all swimmers should be aware of the recent changes in Channel regulations. Please read a message by the CS&PF Chairman Mike Oram Read more
Sandettie Lightship Observations
4am, 2nd September 2014
Water: 64.0 °F (17.8 °C)
Air: 61.9 °F (16.6 °C)
Wind Speed: 16.0 kn (29.6 km/h)
Wind Direction: NNW (330°)