Tag: Bangor Boats

Benefitting From Bangor Boats

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Brian Meharg of Bangor Boats has almost seen it all on the North Channel. From helping Kevin Murphy in 1972 on a 2-way attempt and Ted Keenan in a 1973 crossing to piloting for Alison Streeter in 1988 and Colleen Mallon in 2014, his career has spanned much of the history of swimming between Scotland and

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Bangor Boat Bonanza

Brian Meharg of Bangor Boats has updated his website with images and information on the numerous exploits and adventures he has participated in during crossings of the North Channel between Ireland and Scotland. See Meharg's potpourri of photos and data here. Meharg, as he is helping other escort pilots become more familiar with guiding swimmers across the

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Fancy Meeting You Way Out Here

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. While the shores of Dover are crowded with channel aspirants from around the world and the fields of Manhattan Island Marathon Swim and International Self-Transcendence Marathon-Schwimmen fill up quickly, it is not often that the North Channel between Ireland and Scotland are packing it in with swimmers. But

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