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From Openwaterpedia

noun - A navigator is an individual who operates or helps navigate an escort boat for open water swimmers, marathon swimmers and channel swimmers in lakes, rivers, bays, seas, oceans and channels. They plan, guide, navigate, and protect swimmers during their open water swims.


captain, escort pilot, boat pilot, boatman, skipper


The navigator was facing a strong head wind as he guided the swimmer across the channel.

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