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Andy King and James King - Louise Jane

We hold all necessary certificates including Coastal Skipper, all safety certificates and are fully insured. We have all the latest high-tech navigation equipment and man overboard recovery system.

We pride ourselves as record holders of the fastest breaststroke swim, fastest two way ladies relay team, earliest and latest swim.

Andy values his excellent relationship with both the French and UK coastguards and he also owns another crossing company, the CCA, who provide other swim categories.

Louise Jane provides quality film footage (including underwater) which can be transferred to a DVD upon request. Practice swims are also available and advice is always given. Both Andy and James are fully qualified and highly experienced.

Access to regular swim updates is available on our Facebook page. You can also access our YouTube page for more updates and footage, https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCmUR5KTCCmKGDY4D2CVECZA

About Andy / James' Boat - Louise Jane

Within the cabin area is a flushing W.C, cooking and beverage facilities, an enclosed cover for swimmers to rest under, large deck and low sides making feeding of swimmers easy.

  • Passengers & crew: 12
  • Category (2= 60 miles from port): 3
  • Length: 10.82m
  • Type: Suffolk 35

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Accommodation

Louise Jane is based at Dover Harbour. Therefore please ensure your accommodation is based in this area ready for your swim. Check our Resources section for Swimmer-friendly Accommodation in Dover.


Tracking

Below is the recorded position of Louise Jane over the last 16 hours.

Tracking data is provided by MarineTraffic

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Channel Weather

Latest Observations from Sandettie
28 July 2017, 7am

  • - Air Temperature: 0.0°C (32°F)
  • - Sea Temperature: 17.4°C (63.3°F)
  • - Wind Direction: WSW (247°)
  • - Wind Speed: 29 Knots
  • - Wave Height: 0.8 Metres
  • - Wave Period: 6.0 Seconds

Guiding Light Charts

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2016 Dinner Photos

Photos for our 2016 CSA Dinner & Presentations are now available to view online, click here

Our next dinner will be held on 4th November 2017.

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