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

Stanley Paris swim on 31 August 1986

Swimmer
NameParis, Stanley
GenderM
Age49
CountryNew Zealand
Swim
Date31 Aug 1986
No of Ways, Leg, Direction1-way, 1st, E/F
Swim Time12:59:00
Ratifying OrganisationCSA
Swim Crew and Support
Pilot, BoatM. Hamblin, Dreadnought
ObserverT. Guest
Trainern/a
Miscellaneous
CommentAt the time of my swim I believe I was the 3rd oldest. I had done a swim three weeks earlier but on the approach the escort boat grounded, I was ordered out of the water and awarded the swim by the Observer. The Committee of CSA later denied it and asked me to appeal. I chose to try again and did succeed.

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