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  • Jean Burbage

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    Dear Members It is with great sadness that I as chairman and the whole board of directors have to inform you of the passing of Hon. Life member Jean Burbage. Jean is the mother of Vice-Chairman Clive Burbage. As member she was rather silent but alway... More »»

  • Sad passing of Michael Jennings

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    Michael Jennings 1938-2024: It is with great sadness that we have to announce the death of Michael Jennings in hospital after a series of long illnesses in 2023, at the age of 85. He is survived by his lifelong supporter and wife Ann, it would have b... More »»

  • Stuart Adams.

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    It is with deep sadness that we have to report the death of Stuart Adams. He was a much loved crew member on board Sea Leopard and helped many swimmers achieve their dreams. The President, the Board and all the members of the Channel Swimming Associa... More »»

  • Channel Swimmer Reported Missing

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    It is with great sadness that the CSA Ltd believes that there has been an incident involving a person swimming the English Channel. This swimmer was not swimming under the auspices of the Channel Swimming Association. Therefore we are unable to make ... More »»

  • RED ALGAE

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    Red algae have been reported in the northern French coastal waters. These may also appear with us in the near future. We ask that you be extra alert to this. If suspicious algal blooms appear, we advise caution: so it is best not to swim or exercise ... More »»

  • Adrian Brown

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    DRIAN BROWN Recently we learnt of the passing of one of our Channel Swimmers, Adrian Brown. He died very suddenly last weekend at age 56. Many may know Adrian as he was often seen on Dover beach. He swam with the CSA when he was 50 in 14hrs and was p... More »»

  • Channel Swimming Association Dinner and Presentation Evening - 2022

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    The evening was very successful with good views of the Channel and an excellent meal in the company of the Town Mayor of Folkestone, Councillor Nicola Keen, the President of the British Long Distance Swimming Association, Vince Classen and Mrs. Avril... More »»

  • Greta Andersen

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    It is with deep sadness that we have to report the death of Greta Andersen 1 May 1927 – 6 February 2023) at the age of 95. Greta was a Danish swimmer, born in Copenhagen in 1927, she moved to USA in 1950 and married John Sinnichsen. She became ... More »»

  • Peter Jurzynsky

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    Peter Jurzynsky 7/06/1951-29/012023 It’s with much sadness that ‘Folkestone’s American Cousin’ and prolific Channel swimmer, Peter Jurzynski has passed away in a Connecticut hospital on Sunday 29 January 2023, he was 71. Peter... More »»

  • Jeanne Read 1937 – 2023

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    It is with great sadness that I and all the directors of the CSA, have to announce the passing of our honorary life member Jeanne Read. Jeanne was the silent lady behind our CSA President. Michael P Read. MBE I never heard Jeanne complaining that Mic... More »»