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Peter Reed - Rowena

About Peter's Boat - Rowena FE75

The boat is equipped with all the necessary safety equipment and has facilities for making hot drinks or food via a gas ring. There is also a portable toilet available for use in board. The cabin below the deck has 2 bunks for resting.

Pete Snr has been a fisherman for 40 years and has been involved in channel swims with his father, brother and now son Pete Jnr who has been a fisherman for 29 years since he left school. We both hold RYA/MCA Coastal Skipper and Yachtmaster Offshore certificates.

  • Passengers & crew: 12
  • Category :2 (2= 60 miles from port)
  • Length: 9.86m
  • Type: Fishing Vessel

Equipment

  • Furuno fishfinder
  • GPS Navigator
  • Radar: Koden
  • VHS Radio fixed and portable
  • AIS Transponder
  • Electrics

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Accommodation

Rowena 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 Rowena over the last 16 hours.

Tracking data is provided by MarineTraffic

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Latest Observations from Sandettie
30 July 2021, 5pm

  • - Air Temperature: 16.2°C (61.2°F)
  • - Sea Temperature: 17.0°C (62.6°F)
  • - Wind Direction: SW (225°)
  • - Wind Speed: 35 Knots
  • - Wave Height: 2.8 Metres
  • - Wave Period: 7.0 Seconds

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