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  • Luke Hill

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    Congratulations to Luke Hill who successfully crossed the Channel today, 19th August, in a time of 10hrs and 43mins (unratified). Well done to Luke and his pilot Fred Mardle on Masterpiece Charters.... More »»

  • Bill Pickering 1921-2014

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    It is with great sadness that we have to report the death of Vice President Bill Pickering yesterday, 17th August 2014, in the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Burton on Trent, at the age of 93. He was a giant amongst Channel swimmers, a gentle giant and ... More »»

  • Chilli Nutters

    Chilli Nutters (British) successfully crossed the English Channel yesterday landing at Pte du Riden at 01.57 this morning, 16th August with a swim time of 15hrs 14mins (unratified). The team consisting of Tom Duly, Jude Martin, Chris Millener, Paola ... More »»

  • Uswim to France

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    The four person relay of Peter Woodward, Marylyn Dickinson, Emily Newton and Ian Shaw who swam as 'Uswim to France' successfully completed their one-way swim when Ian landed one mile north of Cap Gris Nez at 22:30 hrs yesterday (8/8). Their s... More »»

  • Mid Life Crisis

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    The three person relay of Lisa Marner, Vikki Gibson and Matt Wigley who swam as 'Mid Life Crisis' successfully completed their one-way swim when Lisa managed to land on a small sand beach amongst the rocks at the base of Cap Gris Nez at 18:14... More »»

  • Concord YMCA

    The 4 person relay team Concord YMCA from the USA successfully completed their relay swim tonight, 7th August, in a time of 10hrs 45mins (unratified). They landed at Cap Griz Nez at 17.20hrs. Their pilot was Stuart Gleeson on Sea Leopard Charter. Con... More »»

  • Hannah Young

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    The British swimmer Hannah Young became a Channel Swimmer today, 5th August, completing her England to France swim in 15hrs 03mins (unratified). Hannah was with pilot Fred Mardle on Masterpiece. Congratulations Hannah from all at the CSA!... More »»

  • Hazel Killingbeck

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    Congratulations to Hazel Killingbeck (British) who became our youngest Channel Swimmer this year. At just 16 years of age she completed her solo swim in a time of 15hrs 23mins (unratified). She set off at 04.17hrs this morning with her pilot Andy Kin... More »»

  • Daniel Boardman

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    Congratulatons to Daniel Boardman who became the third Australian to swim the Channel this week. Daniel set off from Samphire Hoe at 04:00 hrs this morning (5/8) with pilot Eric Hartley and crew Gary Watkins on 'Pathfinder' and landed at 15:2... More »»

  • Total Immersion in the English Channel

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    Huge CONGRATULATIONS to 'Total Immersion in the English Channel' who attempted to set a CSA relay record today, 5th August, swimming the Channel in an amazing time of 7hrs 03mins (unratified) landing in France at 14.23hrs. Unfortunately they ... More »»