• By using our site, you agree to our use of cookies
Channel News
  • Montserrat Tresserras 1930-2018

    CSA Crest

    It is with great sadness that we have to report the death of Montserrat Tresserras who passed away on Monday 26th November in Olot, her birthplace, at 88 years old . Montserrat Tresserras was an Honour Swimmer from Spain who was inducted into the 197... More »»

  • Michael Read Wins Poseidon Award From Hall Of Fame

    CSA Crest

    We would like to congratulate our own CSA President Michael Read MBE for his well deserved award from the International Swimming Hall of Fame. Michael has been awarded the Poseidon Award given to swimmers, "who have gone beyond the call of duty ... More »»

  • Help to Save Carr Junior School's swimming pool

    CSA Crest

    Each year we look to donate money to various places relating to swimming activities. One of the donations this year will go to Carr Junior School' s swimming pool fund.. Carr Junior School Donation The Channel Swimming Association is delighted to... More »»

  • Theodore Yach - Swimming Legend

    CSA Crest

    It is with deepest regret, that we learn of the passing of Theodore Yach, who died peacefully in hospital yesterday. He was sixty years old. Theodore, who swam the English Channel in 1996, was a veteran of 108 Robben Island swims of which he was the ... More »»

  • CSA congratulate Lewis Pugh on 'The Long Swim'

    CSA Crest

    The Channel Swimming Association congratulates Lewis Pugh on his fantastic swim from Sennan Cove, Lands End to Admiralty Pier, Dover over 49 days from the 12th July until the 29th August 2018 .We are pleased to confirm that after reviewing the log of... More »»

  • Jacques Amyot

    It is with sadness that we learn of the death of Jacques Amyot. He was the eldest living Channel Swimmer, having swam in 1956 and 1975. In 1956, he swam the English Channel, starting in France, in 13 hours and 2 minutes, against strong current and co... More »»

  • LEWIS PUGH - THE LONG SWIM

    CSA Crest

    Lewis Pugh, the UN Patron of the Oceans and renowned endurance swimmer, has announced his latest challenge, which will see him call on the British Government to urgently protect the seas around the UK coast and British Overseas Territories. Lewis is ... More »»

  • Prof. Ulrich Haevecker - With Great Sadness

    CSA Crest

    It is with great sadness that we report of the passing of Prof. Ulrich Haevecker, former CSA Vice President and International Representative for Germany. He passed away on the 26th February aged 84. Ulrich swam the English Channel in 1982 as a breast... More »»

  • David Frantzeskou- With Great Sadness

    It is with deepest regret that we learn of the passing of David Frantzeskou. David and Evelyn Frantzeskou, ran a small secluded family-run award-winning holiday park in Folkestone, England. Varne Ridge Holiday Park sits near the cliffs with panoramic... More »»

  • Clarrie Pickering - With Great Sadness

    CSA Crest

    It is with great sadness that we learn of the death of Clarrie Pickering who passed away last week. She died peacefully in a nursing home. Clarrie was the long standing wife of Vice President Bill Pickering, who passed away in 2014. Bill was a giant... More »»