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Kevin Sherman - Connemara

I have been involved with the cross Channel swims for the past 10 years as a Pilot and power boat/fishing for 30 years plus.

I hold RYA Advanced Power Craft level 3, RYA Yacht Masters Offshore, MCA Commercial Endorsements. RYA Safety Boat level 2, I served in the Merchant Navy for 14 years as a Quarter Master at Dover port. I have been fishing and owned boats for the past 20 years plus.

About Kevin's Boat - Connemara

  • Passengers: 8 + 2 crew
  • Category: 2 (2 = 60 miles from port)
  • Port: Folkestone
  • Length: 31 ft
  • Type: Fishing Boat / Cruiser

Equipment

  • Radar: Raymarine
  • GPS: Raymarine
  • Fish: Raymarine
  • AIS: Raymarine
  • VHF: Radio 1 x Cobra 1 x Raymarine dsc
  • 1 x Cobra hand unit
  • 10 x person life raft

Contact Kevin

Accommodation

Connemara 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 Connemara over the last 16 hours.

Tracking data is provided by MarineTraffic

Please note: There is a known issue with the signal tracking on the vessel - Connemara, which may mean there are missing markers or incomplete tracks on the map. We are currently investigating.

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Channel Weather

Latest Observations from Sandettie
29 September 2020, 11pm

  • - Air Temperature: 16.1°C (61°F)
  • - Sea Temperature: 16.8°C (62.2°F)
  • - Wind Direction: WSW (247°)
  • - Wind Speed: 14 Knots
  • - Wave Height: 0.4 Metres
  • - Wave Period: 5.0 Seconds

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