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  • Medicals

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    For anyone struggling with medicals. Miguel Arbide is currently taking clinics in the South of the UK. Here are the dates available currently: Sat / Sun 21st & 22nd February: Wales / Bristol / Cheltenham (email Mig directly for further informati... More »»

  • Greg Scholfield 1944-2020

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    Greg Schofield passed away on the 10th Dec. aged 76. Our President, Michael Read said, Alas, we have to say goodbye to yet another Channel legend and good friend. Greg swam from England to France on the 20-21st August 1964 in 15hours 35 minutes. He w... More »»

  • Julie Bradshaw Court Case

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    As your Chairman it gives me great pleasure to announce The Channel Swimming Association has been successful with its legal action against the previous swim secretary Julie Bradshaw and her company GetSet4Success. I copy to the members the Court Orde... More »»

  • CSA Dinner, Presentation evening, AGM.

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    The Channel Swimming Association has made the difficult decision to postpone this years CSA Dinner and Presentations in November. With the postponement of the Presentation evening in November, it will also be necessary to make different arrangements ... More »»

  • William Stein - With Sadness

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    It is with great sadness that we have learned of the death of William (Bill) Stein MBE, 22/09/30 to 14/08/20, shortly before his 90th birthday. Bill was awarded an MBE for services to swimming in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list Jun 1996. He w... More »»

  • Swimming in Dover Harbour

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    Following routine water sample testing, as a precaution and in the interests of safety, the Port of Dover has taken the decision to close the Harbour to any swimming and similar water activities until further notice. People are advised to check the n... More »»

  • Quarantine

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    We have been advised that swimmers do not need to quarantine upon returning from France on their swim. It is essential that swimmers landing on French shores DO NOT interact with anyone on the beach. The return to the boat will be as quick as possibl... More »»

  • Barry Watson - With Sadness

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    It is with the greatest sadness that the Channel Swimming Association has learnt of the death of Barry Watson 1938-2020, one of our oldest long standing members. Mike Read, President of the Channel Swimming Association said that he had received the n... More »»

  • Charlie Gravett

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    The Channel Swimming Association has learned with great sadness of the death of Charlie Gravett. The Board and all the members of the Channel Swimming Association send Sally and her family our deepest sympathy and condolences. Mike Read, President of... More »»

  • Latest update on travel and quarantine

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    The Government yesterday released the list of countries that are not required to quarantine upon entering the UK. This will commence on the 10th July. Click on the link below for details: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/explainers-53221896 Please keep che... More »»