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

Kevin Murphy swim on 17 August 1987

Swimmer
NameMurphy, Kevin
GenderM
Age38
NationalityUK [England]
CountryEngland
Swim
Date17 Aug 1987
No of Ways, Leg, Direction2-way, Combined, F-E-F
Swim Time, Departure, Arrival32:42:00, ,
Ratifying OrganisationCSA
Swim Crew and Support
Pilot, BoatF. Mardle, Pierre Nelly
ObserverJ. Calder/M. Newman
TrainerT. Watch
Miscellaneous
CommentSecond leg of a 32hr 42min two-way swim (first leg was 11hr. 45min.) This was originally a three-way attempt. It was stopped after two widths following bad weather and very rough seas on the second leg. The only multiple crossing that started in France!

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