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Andy and James King - Louise Jane II

About Andy and James' boat:

Passengers & Crew: 12
Category: 3 (2 = 60 miles from Port or Safe Haven)
Length: 10.00m
Type: Dive vesel

Within the cabin area is a flushing W.C, cooking and beverage facilities,

We hold all necessary certificates including Coastal Skipper, all safety certificates and are fully insured. We have all the latest high-tech navigation equipment and man overboard recovery system.

CSA Record Breakers we have escorted include

We pride ourselves as record holders including:

fastest breaststroke swim,

fastest two way ladies relay team,

earliest and latest swim.

Andy values his excellent relationship with both the French and UK coastguards.

Louise Jane provides quality film footage (including underwater) which can be transferred to a DVD upon request. Practice swims are also available and advice is always given. Both Andy and James are fully qualified and highly experienced.

Contact details:


Louise Jane II is based in Dover Harbour. Therefore, please ensure your accommodation is based in this area for your swim. Check our Resources section for Swimmer-friendly Accommodation in Dover


Below is the recorded position of Louise Jane II over the last 16 hours.

Tracking data is provided by MarineTraffic

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Latest Observations from Sandettie
3 October 2023, 1pm

  • - Air Temperature: 16.4°C (61.5°F)
  • - Sea Temperature: 18.1°C (64.6°F)
  • - Wind Direction: W (270°)
  • - Wind Speed: 16 Knots
  • - Wave Height: 0.6 Metres
  • - Wave Period: 5.0 Seconds

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