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The Sport of Channel Swimming traces its origins to the latter part of the 19th Century when Captain Matthew Webb made the first observed and unassisted swim across the Strait of Dover swimming from England to France in 21 hours and 45 minutes.

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This is a crowd-sourced map. Abilities vary, and conditions change. Always assess risks for yourself before getting in.

Cold and deep!

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  • Added: 01/03/2016

    My first swim of the Oceans Seven I swam July 2008. I was sick 20 times and had to swim to Wissent beach to complete the swim. The temperature was 16 degree and I finished in a time of 11 hours 35 minutes.

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    This is a crowd-sourced map. Abilities vary, and conditions change. Always assess risks for yourself before getting in.

    strong currents, cold temperature, big swells, jelly fish

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