Swimming achievements 2007

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Traditional rules: swimming costume, hat and goggles, no aids

English Channel 21miles England to France
Solos:

  • Giles Meyer- 12h 51mins - 27 August, Water temp 63°F
  • Rose Levein - 13h 22mins - 25 August, Water temp 63°F

Relays:

  • Mr & Mrs Channel: - 12h 20 mins - 2 July
    Al and Lucy Petrie
  • Release the Kraken: - 11h 45 mins - 5 August
    Mark Sawyer, Tom Hudson, Mat Record, Mark Aitken

Around Manhattan Island July 46km tidal assisted
Solo:

  • Nancy Douglas - 7h 55mins

Relays:

  • Nancy’s Boys - 7h 38mins - Jason Shaw and 5 Aussie friends

Lake Zurich Marathon Swim 4 August 26.4 km Water temp 21°C
Solos:

  • Nancy Douglas - 7h 07 mins (first woman)
  • Lucy Petrie - 10 h 30 mins
  • Eva Andreotti - 11h 34 mins
  • Margy Sullivan - 11 h 40 mins

Relay:

  • The Bloaters -12 hours 32 minutes
    Egg Sullivan, Naomi Branston, Carol Gook
  • Pirates of the Caribbean - 10 hours 37 minutes
    Jennifer White, Richard Callaghan and friend

Lake Windemere 18th August 6 way relay 63miles

  • Lucy Petrie, Eva Andreotti and 4 women members of the BLDSA – record breaking time 32 hours

Lake Windemere 2nd September 10.5 miles Water temp 17°C

  • Mark Sawyer - 6h 45 mins

Champion of Champions 23rd June 5 miles, followed by 3 miles, followed by 1 mile Water temp 14°C

  • Giles Meyer

Lake Bala 6 miles 14th July Water temp 14°C

  • Margy Sullivan - 3h 39 mins

Coniston Water 5.5 miles - 22nd July Water temp 16°C

  • Carly Newman - 2h 22 mins
  • Stuart Palmer - 2h 32 mins
  • Margy Sullivan - 2h 40 mins

Exmouth Fairway Bouy 4.5 miles tidal assisted

  • Nancy Douglas,
  • Ben Pennington,
  • Jason Shaw,
  • Tom Hudson,
  • Al Petrie,
  • Lucy Petrie,
  • Margy Sullivan

Sandown to Shanklin 2.5 miles tidal assisted

  • Alfonso Perez 34.33,
  • Mark Bayley 38.45
  • Deborah Wright 40.28
  • Andrew Ingamells 41.28

Brighton Pier to Pier 1km against the tide

  • Nancy Douglas 23.02 winner of the D Smith Cup
  • Jason Shaw 23.10
  • Mat Record 32.05
  • Gregg Walker 36.50
  • Michael Johnstone 37.47
  • Simon Owen 38.10
  • Tom Butler 38.28
  • Margy Sullivan 38.30,
  • Finbarr Martin 39.15
  • Sally Goble 52.51
  • Mark Dibblin 61.00
  • Amanda Dibblin 61.00

The Great River Swim Chiswick Pier 8th September 1km against the tide and back

  • Jason Shaw, Tom Hudson, Simon Murie, Olivia Brown, Margy Sullivan

Eastbourne 29th July 2km

  • Simon Murie, Brad Andersen, Maxine Fitzpatrick

Weymouth June 1.5km

  • Michael Johnstone - 32m 33s - age group winner (40-49)

Portsmouth Pier to Pier – 800m

  • Sophie Simpson age 11 - 15.57:93,
  • Robert Simpson age 9 - 18.42:77.

Thames Winter Mile 18th March tidal assisted 9°C

  • Stuart Palmer -17 minutes

Winter Swimming Championships in Ellivouri, Finland
25 meter pool cut into the ice.
Water Temp -1°C Air temp -20°C to -35°C

  • Nancy Douglas, Owen Reilly, Jason Shaw, Margy Sullivan, Naomi Branston, Stuart Palmer, John Coningham-Rolls