Channel Swim Info

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Every year over 30000 runners complete The London Marathon - Since the first crossing in 1875 only 6150 have swum The English Channel from Dover to France, whether as a solo crossing or part of a team.

For those of you who may be contemplating a Channel Swim - whether as a relay or solo - here are some sources of information.................
Trackers 
Ship tracker for English Channel  http://www.shipais.com/showship.php?mmsi=235038015
Overview of shipping in The Channel http://www.shipais.com/currentmap.php?map=folkstone
All CS&PF pilots http://cspf.co.uk/tracking
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Anastasia website               http://www.lovechannelswimming.com/
Anastasia twitter                       https://twitter.com/AnastasiaSwim
 Anastasia facebook                https://www.facebook.com/anastasia.channelboat?fref=ts

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Channel Swimming & Pilots Federation

http://cspf.co.uk/the-english-channel

 

Anastasia Channel Boat

https://www.facebook.com/anastasia.channelboat?fref=ts

 

Channel swimmer Google group

https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/channel_swimmers

 

Caterpillar Tracker for tracking ships in The English Channel

http://cspf.co.uk/tracking

 

Channel weather

http://www.myweather2.com/Marine/Coastal-Areas/United-Kingdom/English-Channel-Mid.aspx

 

AIS Tracker for tracking ships in The English Channel

http://www.shipais.com/showship.php?mmsi=235038015

 

Sandettie data

http://www.ndbc.noaa.gov/station_page.php?station=62304&unit=M&tz=STN

 

Shipping Forecast

http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/weather/marine/shipping_forecast.html#All~Dover

 

Met Office Forecast

http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/public/weather/forecast/?tab=map

 

Inshore Forecast

http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/weather/marine/inshore_forecast.html#NorthForelandtoSelseyBill

 

CS&PF Successful swims 2012

http://cspf.co.uk/2012-cs-and-pf-swims

 

Dover sea temperature

http://www.sea-temperature.com/water/dover/261

 

Dover Tide Times

http://www.pol.ac.uk/ntslf/tides/?port=0012


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