Fred Mardle

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Fred Mardle

Fred Mardle is an escort pilot who navigates the English Channel with the Channel Swimming Association. He operates out of the port of Folkestone.

Boat: Samallen P40
Passengers & crew: 10
Category: 2 (2= 60 miles from port)
Length: 9.26m
Type: Fishing Vessel

Furuno colour sounder
GPS Navigator
Radar: JRC/ plotter
l con
Furuno Radio
AIS Transponder
Contact Tel :+44 (0)1303 250045 or Mobile: 07933 038523 / 07933 038523

The boat is fitted with a gas cooker for tea plus facilities for making sausages/bacon. It also has chemical toilet. Both pilots have their coastal skippers’ certificates with a family history of being involved with swims/crewing and skipping across the channel for over fifty years.

English Channel Pilots

Registered Channel Swimming Association escort pilots include the following individuals:
Andy King
Eric Hartley
Fred Mardle
Kevin Sherman
Peter Reed
Ray Cooper
Reg Brickell, Jr.
Stuart Gleeson

Piloted Swims

Contact Phone: 01303 250045 / 07933 038523

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