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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/English_Channel

The English Channel also called simply the Channel, is the body of water that separates ...... Oceanus Britannicus or British Sea · Channel swimmers website · Archives of long distance swimming · Channel Swimming and Piloting Federation  ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_successful_English_Channel_swimmers

This is a list of notable successful swims across the English Channel. Contents. [ hide]. 1 First ... Though the straight-line distance is 22.5 miles, choppy waters and capricious tides forced him to swim an estimated 56 miles. He reached shore at ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Strait_of_Dover

The Strait of Dover or Dover Strait, historically known as the Dover Narrows is the strait at the narrowest part of the English Channel, marking the boundary between the Channel and North Sea, separating Great Britain from continental Europe. The shortest distance across the strait, 33.3 kilometres (20.7 miles; 18.0  ...

www.channelswimmingassociation.com/faq

Shortest distance is 21 miles - but on either side of Cap Gris Nez, the French ... The English Channel is a unique and demanding swim, considered by many to ...

www.telegraph.co.uk/travel/destinations/europe/united-kingdom/articles/everything-you-need-to-know-about-swimming-across-the-channel

Aug 6, 2016 ... The Channel is one of the busiest shipping lanes in the world Credit: Alamy ... Gertrude Ederle became the first woman to swim the English Channel. ... The distance swum is approximately 21 miles, but changes according to ...

www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/7913106/British-woman-is-slowest-person-to-swim-the-Channel-completing-crossing-in-28-hours-44-minutes.html

Jul 28, 2010 ... ... set out to cross the English Channel that it might take her some time. ... Sullivan who swam the distance in 26 hours and 50 minutes in 1923.

www.telegraph.co.uk/men/active/11308694/What-its-really-like-to-swim-the-English-Channel.html

Jan 3, 2015 ... What it's really like to swim the English Channel ... at the time, Margaret Lindsay, 81, who inspired him to think about distance swimming. 'I used ...

www.channelswimming.com/faq.htm

Q. What is the Channel Swimming & Piloting federation? ... to help swimmers interested in long distance open water swimming and allow them to make contact  ...

www.10degreeslatitude.com/2008/02/how-wide-is-the-english-channel

Feb 17, 2008 ... The English Channel is 20.3 miles wide at its narrowest point. ... Weaving makes the actual distance across the channel closer to 25 miles for ...