Martinique is an insular region of France located in the Lesser Antilles in the eastern Caribbean Sea. It is an overseas region of France and one of the Windward Islands. It is directly north of Saint Lucia, northwest of Barbados, and south of Dominica. Martinique is one of the 27 regions of France and an integral part of the French Republic. As part of France, Martinique is part of the European Union, and its currency is the euro. The official language is French, and virtually the entire population also speak Antillean Creole (Créole Martiniquais).
Open Water Swimming
- Loïc Branda hosts a week-long swimming vacation with Swim The Riviera in Martinique.
- Gilles Rondy swam 25 km between Les Anses-d'Arlet and Sainte-Anne in 8 hours on 30 January 2017.
- Gilles Rondy completed a 37 km cross-border swim between France and Saint Lucia on 13 May 2017 in 10 hours 58 minutes.
- Sue Dyson organizes a 22-mile (38 km) channel swim across the St. Lucia Channel between Martinique and St. Lucia in July 2018.
- On 13 October 2020, Katie Blair attempted a 66 km two-way crossing of the St. Lucia Channel between Saint Lucia and Martinique in the Caribbean Sea. She made the first crossing to Martinique, but was stopped short on her way back to Saint Lucia after being in the water 29 hours 10 minutes at the age of 41.
- Youth Is Served And Delivers: Christophe Maleau Crosses The St. Lucia Channel
- Katie Blair Talks About Her St. Lucia Channel Two-Way Attempt On WOWSA Live
- Katie Blair Attempts Two-Way Crossing Of St. Lucia Channel
- Sue Dyson Explains The History And Challenge of St. Lucia Channel Swims
- Katie Blair, Ted Lomicka, Chris Allshouse To Attempt St. Lucia Channel Swims
- St Lucia Channel Swim Facebook page
- Swim the Riviera
- Février 2016 Stage de Natation en Eau Libre en Martinique
- Gilles Rondy Makes It In Martinique
- World Open Water Swimming Association
- Ross Edgley
- Welcome To The World Of Strongman Swimming
- Logged Down By Swimming
- Cacao Almond Nut Butter Cookies In & Out Of The Water
- Gilles Rondy Sets Record Across Canal de Sainte Lucie
- 21 Miles To Go Across The St Lucia Channel
- A 34 km Warm Water Caribbean Channel Crossing
- Molly Nance Kicks Off St Lucia-Martinique Channel Swim