Swimming achievements 2012

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

English Channel 21 miles England to France
Solo:

  • Stephanie Voss - 15h 27mins - 21 July
  • Mike Brennan - 11 h 07mins - August, first part of a two way attempt
  • Mark Bayliss - 11h 48 mins - 7 September, part of his record breaking Enduroman Arch to Arc Triathlon
  • James Penrose - 13h 32 mins – 7 October

Relay:

  • The Swinging Sixties – 13h 59min - 23 July
    Rob Hughes, Ellery McGowan and three friends all 60+ age group

Ederle Swim, New York City 17.5 miles

  • Jim Boucher - 5h 33mins
  • Ellery McGowan - 6h 18mins

Bridge to Bridge sportive 14km Henley-on-Thames to Marlow - 19 August 2012

  • Dan Abel

Swim Round the Pier 10km endurance swim - 6 July

  • Dan Abel - Winner

Seahorse Swim 24 June 3.8km

  • Brian Daly - 58m 39s
  • Alfonso Perez - 1h 03m 59s
  • Mandy Worsley - 1h 04m 51s
  • Jim Boucher - 1h 08m 52s
  • Pip Barry - 1h 18 34s
  • Alice Rackley – 1h 24m 44s
  • Ellery McGowan – 1h 27m 04s
  • Kathrine O’Brien - 1h 27m 01s
  • Julie Brand - 1h 33m 35s
  • Stuart Pearson - 1h 33m 42s
  • Ann Brimelow – 1h 34m 15s
  • Richard Chatterjee - 2h 00m 47s

Travessia dos Fortes, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 3.4km

  • Carl Reynolds – 1h:03m
  • Alex Harper – 1h:05m
  • Richard Tricker – 1h:12m
  • Naomi Branston – 1h:21m
  • Anne Brimelow – 1h:24m
  • Fernando Farah – 1h:29m

Vibes and Scribes, River Lee, Cork, Ireland, 2km

  • Jim Boucher
  • Ellery McGowan
  • Richard Tricker
  • Naomi Branston

Sandown to Shanklin Sea Swim, Isle of Wight 19 August 1.8 miles

  • Ben Pennington - 29 mins 27 sec – Winner
  • Lucy Scott-Petrie – 36m.18s
  • Kathrine O’Brien - 39m 20s
  • Philippa Tunstill

‘Big Swim’ Port Gaverne, Cornwall 1 mile

  • Richard Tricker: 25m:44s
  • Stuart Pearson: 28m :59s
  • Ann Brimelow:29m:18s

Brighton Pier to Pier, 1km against the tide Saturday 21 July

  • Benjamin Pennington - 19m 15s - 4th man
  • Gavin Barlow - 20m 15s - 1st male veteran
  • Inge Larsen - 31m 33s
  • Michael Johnstone - 34m 22s
  • Sarah Johnstone - 49m 12s