Alison BrisbySaturday, 21 September 2013
On the 12th September, Alison Brisby (British) became a Channel Swimmer. She swam in a time of 14hrs and 49mins (subject to verification) with pilot Stuart Gleeson and observer Kat Baker.
Kim ChambersSaturday, 21 September 2013
The New Zealand swimmer Kim Chambers successfully completed her solo swim with pilot Andy King and observer Steve Franks. She swam in a brilliant time of 12hrs and 12mins (subject to verification) on the 12th September. Congratulations to Kim!
Mind Your Head OxfordSaturday, 21 September 2013
The 6 person mixed relay team 'Mind Your Head' successfully swam the English Channel on the 3rd September in 14hrs 23mins (subject to verification). His pilot was Andy King and observer Steve Franks. Well done to you all.....
CSA DinnerWednesday, 11 September 2013
Don't forget to book your place for the CSA dinner on the 2nd November at 6.30pm. It is held at the Dover Town Hall and is where all our swimmers congregate to celebrate all their hard work and success in following their dreams. As there has been demand, the gold lapel pins will also be given out at the dinner with vellums as a memento of your swim.
Hope to see you all there!
Univ. of St. AugustineWednesday, 11 September 2013
The 6 person USA relay team Univ. of St. Augustine successfully crossed the English Channel on the 1st September in 11hrs and 22mins. Their pilot was Andy King and observer Steve Franks. Well done to all of the team...!
Jaime Vega Diaz Del RigueroTuesday, 03 September 2013
On 29th August Jaime completed his solo Channel swim in a time of 14hrs and 20mins (subject to verification). He landed on the beach at Sangette with his pilot Eric Hartley and observer Keith Oiller at 18:00 hrs. His success was made even sweeter by the fact that he was returning to challenge the Channel again after failing to succeed on 25th June last year. Well done to Jaime from all at the CSA!
Thomas NoblettTuesday, 03 September 2013
The weekend also saw another Channel Swimmer emerge. Thomas Noblett completed his solo swim from England to France in 13hrs and 50mins (subject to ratification). Well done to Thomas from all at the CSA.
Tracy ClarkTuesday, 03 September 2013
We have had another solo swimmer becoming an official Channel Swimmer. Tracy Clark completed her venture after 12hrs and 42mins. Congratulations Tracy.....
Ben BrophyTuesday, 03 September 2013
The 1st September saw another successful solo swim by Ben Brophy. After 14hrs and 52 mins (subject to ratification) of swimming including choppy wates, he landed at Wissant with his pilot Stuart Gleeson on Sea Leopard. Well done Ben!
Carl PlasschaertTuesday, 03 September 2013
Another successful solo swim was achieved by Carl Plasschaert on the 1st September. His time was an amazing 12hrs and 06mins (subject to ratification) with pilot Eric Hartley and observer Keith Oiller. Carl landed on the rocks approximately 1/2 mile south of Cap Gris-Nez at 19:11 hrs. Carl is reportedly only the 14th Belgian to successfully complete a solo Channel Swim and did so in the worst conditoins that the observer had experienced in the past 2 seasons. A south westerly wind of 20 kts was recorded with an estimated 8 ft swell with breaking waves over the last 5 hours of the swim.
A huge well done to Carl and in such an amazing time!
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