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Pilot - Lance Oram 

Lance Oram 

Lance Oram - 
Phone: +441843852858 - Mobile +447768837793

Lance has been escorting Channel Swimmers for over 20 years.  

His escort boat is 'Sea Satin', a 36ft Dutch Steel flybridge motorcruiser. She has RYA/MCA Small Commercial Craft & Workboat registration: Class 2 (60 miles from safe haven).

Track Lance and Sea Satin on our live swim tracking page.

Lance Oram

Lance on the Thames during the Great River Race

  • Sea Satin

    Sea Satin

  • Sea Satin

    Sea Satin

    Sea Satin is the perfect escort boat for Channel swims

  • Sea Satin on calmer waters

    Sea Satin on calmer waters

  • Inside Sea Satin

    Inside Sea Satin

    From inside the cabin there is an excellent view of the swimmer in the water

  • Luxurious Sea Satin

    Luxurious Sea Satin

    Sea Satin has amble comfortable seating outside for your supporters or a relay team

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    AGM Notice to CS&PF Members

    Notice of CS&PF AGM for the year ended 31st December 2021 to be held at The Channel Suite, Leas Cliff Hall at 2pm on the 19th March 2022 Read more


Sandettie Lightship Observations

8pm, 18th January 2022

Water: 48.9 °F (9.4 °C)

Air: 45.9 °F (7.7 °C)

Wind Speed: 7.0 kn (13.0 km/h)

Wind Direction: SE (130°)

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