Swim Information 2026

Page revised 8 March 2024

We have the following swim slots available 

When replying it is very important to include the following information or we will move onto the next request in order of email received

  • Solo or Relay
  • Skin or Wetsuit
  • Swim tide window
  • Where you will be travelling from (Country). The weather can be very unpredictable so you should aim to be ready to swim one week before and after to give you the maximum chance of a great day
Spring Tides
12 – 20 JuneSlot 2
25 September – 2 OctoberSlot 2

Booking conformation

On booking a slot for 2026 you will receive an email with the tide window and slot number

We strongly recommend that international swimmers be in the UK five days before and after the swim window, this gives the best chances of swimming if the weather is against us

When and What happens now

CostingsTBC – 30 November 2024
Contract sent out9 January 2025
Booking feeNo later than 30 January 2025
Contract returnNo later than 30 January 2025
DepositNo later than 30 November 2025
Remaining balanceUp to and including day of swim
(cleared funds in account or GBP cash on day of swim)

The cost for solo / relay, 2-way swims are double all above pay structure

If requesting a booking of a 2-way swim, evidence must be provided of a 1-way successful channel swim first

Personal insurance to cover you for this extreme sporting event is now compulsory with no exceptions