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Fred Mardle - Masterpiece

I have over 45 years experience now in Channel Swimming including many record successes. Both myself and my son Harry have all the qualifications necessary including RYA, Sea survival and Pilot.

Training Swims

Masterpiece also offer training swims if you want to go out into the Channel to experience the 'real' thing. It also enables you to meet your pilots and experience swimming next to your boat. Contact Fred for more information.

About Fred's Boat - Masterpiece

  • Radar
  • AIS
  • Sounder
  • 2 Radios plus 1 Handheld Radio
  • Chemical toilet
  • Furuno Chart Plotter
  • Tea making facilities

Contact Fred

Accommodation

Masterpiece Folkestone Harbour. Therefore please ensure your accommodation is based in this area ready for your swim. Check our Resources section for Swimmer-friendly Accommodation in Folkestone.


Tracking

Below is the recorded position of Masterpiece over the last 16 hours.

Tracking data is provided by MarineTraffic

Want to Swim the Channel?

To get started you must first purchase an information and registration pack.

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Channel Weather

Latest Observations from Sandettie
20 October 2017, 7am

  • - Air Temperature: 0.0°C (32°F)
  • - Sea Temperature: 16.2°C (61.2°F)
  • - Wind Direction: SSW (202°)
  • - Wind Speed: 34 Knots
  • - Wave Height: 1.4 Metres
  • - Wave Period: 7.0 Seconds

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Guiding Light Charts

Guiding Light Charts
Fancy a chart of your swim lighting the way?

Guiding Light Charts tailor-make the ultimate momento for the ultimate achievement.

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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