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 OnePeter Legge/Ian Flack/Keith Campbell/Conor Gunn/Michael Gregson/Grainne Gunn1Ireland to Scotland12:03:01Brian Meharg
1993-08-14City of Liverpool (1993)Jimmy Tinsley/Amanda Owens/Oliver Turner/Colin Edwards/David Parry/Alan Barwise1Ireland to Scotland10:39:42Brian Meharg
1996-06-23City of DublinDave Kilmartin/Patrick Manning/Feilim Ó Maoláin/Shay Dillon/Gerry Carroll/Michael Kelly1Ireland to Scotland12:44:56Brian Meharg
1999-08-20The All AmericanEd Reynolds/Bob West/Peter Urrea/Catherine Moore/Steve Frantz/David Clark1Scotland to Ireland13:11:39Brian Meharg
2002-08-26City of Liverpool (2002)Dave Parry/Ian Corrin/Chris Edmondson/Jimmy Tinsley/Chris Gibbs/Tony Landry1Scotland to Ireland12:47:41Brian Meharg
2004-07-06The Swilly TrioPatrick McCay/Brian Crossan/Mairead NiEidhin1Scotland to Ireland14:41:14Brian Meharg
2011-08-22Team CamloughMickey Lynch/Aoiffe Lynch/Paul McCambridge/Iryna Kennedy/Martin Mallon/Pádraig Mallon1Ireland to Scotland12:21:12Brian Meharg
2012-08-07The Machine MenBrian Chris/Rick Gaenzle/Ross Krauss1Ireland to Scotland10:18:00Quinton Nelson
2014-07-0511 Feet CamloughJacqueline McClelland/Alison Cardwell/John McElroy/Barry Patterson/Adrain Poucher/David Burke1Ireland to Scotland12:52:00Brian Meharg
2015-06-24Wexford MastersSandra Goldsmith/James O'Connor/James O'Oonnor/Denise Underwood/Peter Bolger/Enda Sinnott1Ireland to Scotland13:09:00Quinton Nelson
2015-07-28Fast and FrozenZdenek Tlamicha/Henri Kaarma/Patrick Corcoran/Anna-Carin Nordin/Ryan Stramrood/Elina Makïnen2Ireland to Scotland29:57:00Richard Lafferty
2015-08-07Team Infinity VThomas OHagan/Gillian McShane/Joe Belton/Noel Grimes/David Burke1Ireland to Scotland13:15:00Richard Lafferty
2016-06-12OW Relay TeamClaire Wookey/Louise Stratford/Sarah Gatland/Caroline Sims/Vicki Watson2Ireland to Scotland28:25:00Quinton Nelson
2016-06-29Celtic KippersBarry O'Connor/Noel Grimes/Donagh MacDonagh/Rose Long/Michelle Brooker/Michelle White1Ireland to Scotland13:36:44Richard Lafferty
2016-08-25Deadly DiamondsJane Reilly/Karen McCabrey/Catherine Hanna/Maeve McConnell/Elaine Walker1Ireland to Scotland10:20:00Richard Lafferty
2016-08-25Channel Swimming CraziesOonagh Garry/Ruth McGuigan/Alana Sweeney/Nuala McGurk1Ireland to Scotland09:55:44Charles Stewart
2017-07-03Team MADRachel Hughes/Trisha Harvey1Ireland to Scotland16:00:37Quinton Nelson
2017-07-05Peninsula PaddlersJonathan Groves/Arthur Crowe/Mark Hardy/Bryan McFarland/Michael Dines/Caroline McFarland1Ireland to Scotland12:33:30Quinton Nelson
2018-06-23Czech ITZuzka Procazkova/Petr Šlajs/Rory Fitzgerald/Jakub Valnicek/Zdenek Slama/Pavlina Prochazkova2Ireland to Scotland22:49:45Pádraig Mallon/Charles Stewart
2018-07-06Doire IIPaddy Bradley/John Coyle/Jolene Linehan-Harkin/Marc Power/Daniel Meehan1Ireland to Scotland14:36:00Brian Meharg
2018-07-22SuiliGeorge Meenan/Gerard Curran/James Jackson/Darren Bradley/Jeff Gallagher1Ireland to Scotland12:39:18Brian Meharg
2018-08-04CoCo ChannelRuth McLaughlin/Dara Hamill/Hannah Eastword/Helen Charlton/Andrey Burkley1Ireland to Scotland10:41:00Richard Lafferty/Pádraig Mallon
2018-08-21Impossible NadaVicente Martinez Marti/Jose Antonio Peix Marco/Jose Miguel Ambel Rodriguez/Pablo Aleixandre Aranegui1Ireland to Scotland12:10:00Richard Lafferty/Pádraig Mallon
2019-06-26Jumbo JetsChristine Tamposi/Louis Tamposi/Andrew Altman/Chris Vorlicek1Ireland to Scotland11:11:36Quinton Nelson
2019-07-29Ocean BreakersRachael Lee/Ronan Joyce/Tom Healy1Ireland to Scotland09:20:40Charles Stewart
2019-07-29Team Global TridentsFrancie Haughey/Lauren O'Malley/Darran Cusick/Louise Darlington/Dominic Mudge/Christine O'Brien1Ireland to Scotland11:54:24David Henry/Jack Boyle
2019-07-29Team Mad TurksEmre Deliveli/Raha Akhavan-Tabatabaet/Yasmine Bagana/Deniz Kayadelen1Ireland to Scotland12:14:11Richard Lafferty
2019-09-08Team ABCGavin Smyth/Jeff McCormick/Caroline Boyle/Neil Finch/Deborah Smyth1Ireland to Scotland12:08:13Charles Stewart
2020-08-02OA GiantsChristopher Judge/Bill Donnelly/Dominic Mudge/Colin Lindsay/Keith Garry/John McElroy1Ireland to Scotland09:02:41Pádraig Mallon
2021-06-17Lough Neagh MonstersJohn McKenna/Andrea Judge/Alison O\'Hagan/Brian Muckian/Stephanie Lyness/Steve Grimley1Ireland to Scotland14:57:53Ian Conroy/Pádraig Mallon
2021-07-02Myrtleville MinkiesAnne Smyth/Marie Watson/Brenda Sisk/Fiona Coleman1Ireland to Scotland19:29:36Kieran McClelland/Jack Boyle
2021-07-16SportfanaticDezider Pék/Zoltán Makai/Peter Plavec/Richard Nyáry2Scotland to Ireland24:55:40Ian Conroy/Pádraig Mallon
2021-07-20Lion TamersPaul Harris/Gary Wright/Sean Collins/Steven Henigan1Ireland to Scotland12:53:31Kieran McClelland/Ian Conroy
2021-09-14Couch to ChannelDavid Murmaghan/Stephen Murphy/Blair Clinton1Ireland to Scotland13:43:40Pádraig Mallon
2021-09-14Wild Atlantic WarriorsEilish O\'Brien/Tomás Lynn/Dolores Butler/Ken Doherty/Carol Commons1Ireland to Scotland14:49:19Danny McAlinden
2021-09-15Muintir na MaraNuala Glynn/Jane Reilly/Grace McLoughlin/Chris Stewart/Gillian Sagesby1Ireland to Scotland10:51:48Danny Gallagher
2022-01-14Team WalrusDave Berry/Declan Bradshaw/Niamh McCarthy/Ger Kennedy/Vincent Donegan/Colm Morris1Ireland to Scotland12:51:35Pádraig Mallon