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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.

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 is based at 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

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Channel Weather

Latest Observations from Sandettie
2 December 2016, 8am

  • - Air Temperature: 7.6°C (45.7°F)
  • - Sea Temperature: 11.3°C (52.3°F)
  • - Wind Direction: NW (315°)
  • - Wind Speed: 14 Knots
  • - Wave Height: 0.5 Metres
  • - Wave Period: 6.0 Seconds

Latest Swims in 2016

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Howard James 3 Nov 2016
Chloe McCardel 25 Oct 2016
Chloe McCardel 22 Oct 2016
Chris Bond 11 Oct 2016
Malcolm Cockburn 9 Oct 2016

2015 Trophy and Awards

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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