Stephen Redmond completes Catalina Channel

He had a tough swim apparently, (those who know of Stephen know those words seem unusual together). Stephen is the first (and only) person to solo Fastnet Lighthouse. Fastnet might mean nothing to you, unless you are a sailor or Irish, but it’s some of the most fearsome open water in Atlantic coastal waters due…

Evan Morrison in Catalina Channel

Evan Morrison in Catalina. Friend-of-the-blog, to use his own phrase, Evan Morrison, aka freshwaterswimmer, started his Catalina swim two hours ago, just after 12am local time. His Twitter is here. Some pictures: Crew on the boat, (more space that I’ve had on EC boats). Evan’s last pre-swim feed: With night sticks. I love this picture,…