North Channel Relay Swims

The current record for a relay swim (and overall fastest one-way crossing of the North Channel) is 9:02:41, set on 2nd August, 2020 by the ‘OA GIANTS’
The table below lists all successful North Channel relay swims, both 1-way and 2-way.
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DateTeamMembersWayDirectionTime Pilot
1990-08-27Ireland OneConor Gunn/Michael Gregson/Grainne Gunn/Peter Legge/Ian Flack/Keith Campbell1Ireland to Scotland12:03:01Brian Meharg
1993-08-14City of Liverpool (1993)David Parry/Alan Barwise/Jimmy Tinsley/Amanda Owens/Oliver Turner/Colin Edwards1Ireland to Scotland10:39:42Brian Meharg
1996-06-23City of DublinGerry Carroll/Michael Kelly/Dave Kilmartin/Patrick Manning/Feilim O Maolain/Shay Dillon1Ireland to Scotland12:44:56Brian Meharg
1999-08-20The All AmericanSteve Frantz/David Clark/Ed Reynolds/Bob West/Peter Urrea/Catherine Moore1Scotland to Ireland13:11:39Brian Meharg
2002-08-26City of Liverpool (2002)Jimmy Tinsley/Chris Gibbs/Tony Landry/Dave Parry/Ian Corrin/Chris Edmondson1Scotland to Ireland12:47:41Brian Meharg
2004-07-06The Swilly TrioMairead NiEidhin/Patrick McCay/Brian Crossan1Scotland to Ireland14:41:14Brian Meharg
2011-08-22Team CamloughMartin Mallon/Pádraig Mallon/Mickey Lynch/Aoiffe Lynch/Paul McCambridge/Iryna Kennedy1Ireland to Scotland12:21:12Brian Meharg
2012-08-07The Machine MenRoss Krauss/Brian Chris/Rick Gaenzle1Ireland to Scotland10:18:00Quinton Nelson
2014-07-0511 Feet CamloughAdrain Poucher/David Burke/Jacqueline McClelland/Alison Cardwell/John McElroy/Barry Patterson1Ireland to Scotland12:52:00Brian Meharg
2015-06-24Wexford MastersPeter Bolger/Enda Sinnott/Sandra Goldsmith/James O'Connor/James O'Oonnor/Denise Underwood1Ireland to Scotland13:09:00Quinton Nelson
2015-07-28Fast and FrozenAnna-Carin Nordin/Ryan Stramrood/Elina Makïnen/Zdenek Tlamicha/Henri Kaarma/Patrick Corcoran2Ireland to Scotland29:57:00Richard Lafferty
2015-08-07Team Infinity VNoel Grimes/David Burke/Thomas OHagan/Gillian McShane/Joe Belton1Ireland to Scotland13:15:00Richard Lafferty
2016-06-12OW Relay TeamSarah Gatland/Caroline Sims/Vicki Watson/Claire Wookey/Louise Stratford2Ireland to Scotland28:25:00Quinton Nelson
2016-06-29Celtic KippersMichelle Brooker/Michelle White/Barry O'Connor/Noel Grimes/Donagh MacDonagh/Rose Long1Ireland to Scotland13:36:44Richard Lafferty
2016-08-25Deadly DiamondsMaeve McConnell/Elaine Walker/Jane Reilly/Karen McCabrey/Catherine Hanna1Ireland to Scotland10:20:00Richard Lafferty
2016-08-25Channel Swimming CraziesNuala McGurk/Oonagh Garry/Ruth McGuigan/Alana Sweeney1Ireland to Scotland09:55:44Charles Stewart
2017-07-03Team MADTrisha Harvey/Rachel Hughes1Ireland to Scotland16:00:37Quinton Nelson
2017-07-05Peninsula PaddlersMichael Dines/Caroline McFarland/Jonathan Groves/Arthur Crowe/Mark Hardy/Bryan McFarland1Ireland to Scotland12:33:30Quinton Nelson
2018-06-23Czech ITJakub Valnicek/Zdenek Slama/Pavlina Prochazkova/Zuzka Procazkova/Petr Šlajs/Rory Fitzgerald2Ireland to Scotland22:49:45Pádraig Mallon/Charles Stewart
2018-07-06Doire IIMarc Power/Daniel Meehan/Paddy Bradley/John Coyle/Jolene Linehan-Harkin1Ireland to Scotland14:36:00Brian Meharg
2018-07-22SuiliJames Jackson/Darren Bradley/Jeff Gallagher/George Meenan/Gerard Curran1Ireland to Scotland12:39:18Brian Meharg
2018-08-04CoCo ChannelHelen Charlton/Andrey Burkley/Ruth McLaughlin/Dara Hamill/Hannah Eastword1Ireland to Scotland10:41:00Richard Lafferty/Pádraig Mallon
2018-08-21Impossible NadaPablo Aleixandre Aranegui/Vicente Martinez Marti/Jose Antonio Peix Marco/Jose Miguel Ambel Rodriguez1Ireland to Scotland12:10:00Pádraig Mallon/Richard Lafferty
2019-06-26Jumbo JetsAndrew Altman/Chris Vorlicek/Christine Tamposi/Louis Tamposi1Ireland to Scotland11:11:36Quinton Nelson
2019-07-29Ocean BreakersTom Healy/Rachael Lee/Ronan Joyce1Ireland to Scotland09:20:40Charles Stewart
2019-07-29Team Global TridentsLouise Darlington/Dominic Mudge/Christine O'Brien/Francie Haughey/Lauren O'Malley/Darran Cusick1Ireland to Scotland11:54:24David Henry/Jack Boyle
2019-07-29Team Mad TurksYasmine Bagana/Deniz Kayadelen/Emre Deliveli/Raha Akhavan-Tabatabaet1Ireland to Scotland12:14:11Richard Lafferty
2019-09-08Team ABCNeil Finch/Deborah Smyth/Gavin Smyth/Jeff McCormick/Caroline Boyle1Ireland to Scotland12:08:13Charles Stewart
2020-08-02OA GiantsKeith Garry/John McElroy/Christopher Judge/Bill Donnelly/Dominic Mudge/Colin Lindsay1Ireland to Scotland09:02:41Pádraig Mallon
2021-06-17Lough Neagh MonstersStephanie Lyness/Steve Grimley/John McKenna/Andrea Judge/Alison O\'Hagan/Brian Muckian1Ireland to Scotland14:57:53Pádraig Mallon/Ian Conroy
2021-07-02Myrtleville MinkiesBrenda Sisk/Fiona Coleman/Anne Smyth/Marie Watson1Ireland to Scotland19:29:36Jack Boyle/Kieran McClelland
2021-07-16SportfanaticPeter Plavec/Richard Nyáry/Dezider Pék/Zoltán Makai2Scotland to Ireland24:55:40Pádraig Mallon/Ian Conroy
2021-07-20Lion TamersSean Collins/Steven Henigan/Paul Harris/Gary Wright1Ireland to Scotland12:53:31Kieran McClelland/Ian Conroy