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Fred and Harry Mardle - Masterpiece

I have over 45 years experience now in Channel Swimming including many record successes. Both myself and my son Harry have all the qualifications necessary including RYA, Sea survival and Pilot.

Training Swims

Masterpiece also offer training swims if you want to go out into the Channel to experience the 'real' thing. It also enables you to meet your pilots and experience swimming next to your boat. Contact Fred for more information.

About Fred and Harry's Boat - Masterpiece

  • Radar
  • AIS
  • Sounder
  • 2 Radios plus 1 Handheld Radio
  • Chemical toilet
  • Furuno Chart Plotter
  • Tea making facilities

Contact Fred/Harry

Accommodation

Masterpiece 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 Masterpiece over the last 16 hours.

Tracking data is provided by MarineTraffic

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Channel Weather

Latest Observations from Sandettie
30 July 2021, 5am

  • - Air Temperature: 16.8°C (62.2°F)
  • - Sea Temperature: 16.9°C (62.4°F)
  • - Wind Direction: S (180°)
  • - Wind Speed: 19 Knots
  • - Wave Height: 0.2 Metres
  • - Wave Period: 5.0 Seconds

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