Admiralty Chart 2198 North Channel Southern Part

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The North Channel as defined by the Irish Long Distance Swimming Association for the purposes of channel swimming and defined by the United Kingdom Hydrographic Office's Admiralty Chart 2198 North Channel Southern Part
ILDSA observer Andrew Coyle, escort pilot Quinton Nelson, Milko van Gool, and Irish Long Distance Swimming Association President Billy Wallace after van Gool's record-setting North Channel crossing on 30 July 2013
noun - The United Kingdom Hydrographic Office's Admiralty Chart 2198 North Channel Southern Part (or admiralty chart-2109) is a marine chart published by the UK Hydrographic Office and used by the Irish Long Distance Swimming Association to recognise North Channel Swims.

A North Channel crossing or the North Channel Swim is a solo or relay open water swim of a distance of 34.5 km (21.4 miles). It is known for fickle weather, rough seas, tough currents and an abundance of jellyfish. It is also sometimes referred to as the Irish Channel. A North Channel Swim is a swim across one of the channels in the Oceans Seven. Its swims, often done in 10.5-14°C (50-54ºF) water, are sanctioned and certified by the Irish Long Distance Swimming Association.

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North Channel 2198 the Southern Part, admiralty chart-2109

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