11hrs 14 min, 28 August 2013. 1st Italian lady to swim the English Channel.
2am: depart Folkestone Harbor on the Masterpiece
with Fred Mardle and crew
3am: start at Samphire Hoe, UK
2pm: land at Cap-Gris-Nez, France
Brian Finn, ATC (New Jersey)
Sally Minty-Gravett (Jersey)
Alice Harvey (Jersey)
Simon “Sumo” Jacob (England)
Estimated total distance: 28 miles
with jellyfish, tankers, pirate ships;
10-14 mph winds, 18 mph gusts;
& 1-3 meter seas.