Round Jersey Solo

Round Jersey Solo

Jersey is the largest and southernmost of the Channel Islands. First circumnavigation swim successfully completed in 1969; fastest circumnavigation swim is held by Julia Galloway in 9 hours 32 minutes

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Round Jersey Solo

Event Month

July
August

Region

Europe

Distances Offered

Over 10k

Temperature

Moderate

Experience

Advanced
Professional

Water Type

Sea

Swim Type

Race

Description

The Round Jersey solo swim is one of the world’s most technically challenging marathon swims. The 41-mile (65.9 km) circumnavigation of the Island of Jersey in the middle of the English Channel requires strong swimming and expert navigational skills by one’s pilot and crew. Solo swims and relays are attempted throughout the summer. No wetsuits are allowed under the auspices of the Jersey Long Distance Swimming Club.

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