Tag: Brian Meharg

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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Bangor’s Ghost Gives Tribute

Bangor's Ghost Gives Tribute Courtesy of Brian Meharg, Bangor, Northern Ireland. For years, Brian Meharg escorted swimmers across the North Channel between Northern Ireland and Scotland. Meharg enthralled the audience at Bangor’s Ghost on July 4th at the Queen’s Parade Church. The entertainers of Bangor's Ghost told the tales of the seaside, giving

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Observing Channel Swims Up North

Courtesy of Brian Meharg, Bangor Boat, . The North Channel schedule is becoming crowded as the 21-mile channel between Scotland and Northern Ireland is becoming more and more popular. The Irish Long Distance Swimming Association held its first one-day course on April 30th for volunteers who will serve as observers. "The ILDSA asked via Facebook if anyone

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