Chris Osmond pilots the Sea Farer II, one of the escort boats for English Channel solo swimmers and relays. The Sea Farer II is a 33 foot Princess Motor Cruiser. She has RYA/MCA Small Commercial Craft registration: Class 2 (60 miles from safe haven).
English Channel crossings
Osmond is a registered pilot with the Channel Swimming & Piloting Federation. He escorted the successful 12 hour 52 minute crossing of the English Channel by Dr. Otto Thaning on 6 September 2014 who became the oldest person in history to cross the English Channel at the age of 73 years.