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

21 Jun 2023Swimmer reported missing in the Channel

The CSPF deeply regret to announce that a solo swimmer who was attempting a crossing of the English Channel on 20th June 2023, is being reported as missing. Following a sea search, the swimmer was unable to be found.

No further information is currently available.

Further information will be posted on this website when available.

Sandettie Lightship Observations

8am, 28th March 2024


Water: 49.3 °F (9.6 °C)

Air: 47.5 °F (8.6 °C)

Wind Speed: 26.0 kn (48.2 km/h)

Wind Direction: SW (220°)

Channel Weather 

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