Tag: Alison Streeter

Chloë McCardel Goes For “A Little Dip” And Makes History as “Queen of the English Channel” With 44th Crossing

Chloë McCardel completed her 44th career crossing of the English Channel from England to France today to capture the title Queen of the Channel, previously held by Alison Streeter MBE. Kevin Murphy, with 34 English Channel crossings in his career, is fond of saying before he heads off to another long channel swim, "I am going for a little dip." Photo

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Brian Meharg Shares His Perspectives On North Channel Crossings At the 2019 WOWSA Ocean Fest

Back in the day before contemporary technological advances were utilized, Brian Meharg navigated swimmers across the North Channel with pen and paper, an era of trial and error as captains, navigators and swimmers were learning the idiosyncrasies of tidal flows and currents in the North Channel. Brian Meharg Shares His Perspectives On North Channel Crossings

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The Legacy Of 43 Is Being Chased

The Legacy Of 43 Is Being Chased Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Chloë McCardel recently completed her 17th English Channel crossing. At the young age of 31 years old, she will soon surpass Canada's Cindy Nicholas who retired with 19 English Channel crossings. "Go back 5 years and I suspect that NOBODY would have thought a swimmer would

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Sweet Caroline Crosses The North Channel

Courtesy of Infinity Channel Swimming and Piloting Services, North Channel between Northern Ireland and Scotland. "18 days after completing her English Channel crossing, Caroline Block from the U.S.A. completed a successful 21-mile crossing the North Channel, starting in Northern Ireland and making landfall in Scotland to a sky full of stars in the early

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