ILDSA Swim Record

Oa Channel

This route is categorised as a Point A to Point B swim.
Between Isle of Islay (Scotland) and Northern Ireland

Route distance - 38.4 km


Relay swim by Oa Giants (Oa Channel)

Swimmers : Keith Garry, Christopher Judge, Dominic Mudge, John McElroy, Bill Donnelly, Colin Lindsay

Saturday 08 August 2020

1 way. Starting at Islay (55°34'14.2"N 6°16'17.7"W), ending at Ireland

Swim time 16:57:43

Observer(s)Jacqueline McClelland

Pilot(s)Pádraig Mallon

CrewMilo McCourt
Adrian Poucher

This swim has been ratified by ILDSA

Additional information about the swim

https://afloat.ie/watersport/open-sea-swimming/item/47307-northern-ireland-swimmers-first-to-cross-challenging-sea-route-from-scotland-to-giant-s-causeway
https://www.greenocktelegraph.co.uk/news/national-news/18645750.northern-ireland-swimmers-first-conquer-islay-giants-causeway-route/
https://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/northern-ireland/northern-ireland-swimmers-first-to-conquer-islay-to-giants-causeway-route-39444066.html
https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/relay-swimmers-beat-currents-to-set-record-ppf2vgc6d
https://www.ealingtimes.co.uk/news/national/18645750.northern-ireland-swimmers-first-conquer-islay-giants-causeway-route/
https://inews.co.uk/inews-lifestyle/people/swimmers-oa-giants-oa-channel-islay-scotland-northern-ireland-578169
https://www.expressandstar.com/news/uk-news/2020/08/12/northern-ireland-swimmers-first-to-conquer-islay-to-giants-causeway-route/
https://www.pressreader.com/uk/the-scotsman/20200814/281560883152596
https://www.expressandstar.com/news/uk-news/2020/08/12/northern-ireland-swimmers-first-to-conquer-islay-to-giants-causeway-route/
https://jerseyeveningpost.com/news/uk-news/2020/08/12/northern-ireland-swimmers-first-to-conquer-islay-to-giants-causeway-route/
https://www.shropshirestar.com/news/uk-news/2020/08/12/northern-ireland-swimmers-first-to-conquer-islay-to-giants-causeway-route/
https://www.irvinetimes.com/news/national-news/18645750.northern-ireland-swimmers-first-conquer-islay-giants-causeway-route/

Gallery

"This is the first time this channel has been crossed."