When Two Minds Become One

Photo of Anna-Carin Nordin and escort pilot Brian Meharg discussing a crossing of the North Channel where she achieved the Oceans Seven. When a swimmer and pilot get together, they become two individuals with a [...]

The Admiral Of The Channel

When we look at old photos of Mercedes Gleitze attempting to swim across the North Channel between Scotland and Ireland, we half expect to see a young Brian Meharg MBE in her boat, so intertwined [...]

Peter Bales, A Navigating Giant Of South Africa

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Michael Oram (English Channel), Rafael GutiƩrrez Mesa (Strait of Gibraltar), Quinten Nelson (North Channel), Greg Elliott (Catalina Channel), Captain Mizushima (Tsugaru Channel), Bob Andrieux (Santa Barbara Channel), and Charlie [...]

Bangor Boat Bonanza

Brian Meharg of Bangor Boats has updated his website with images and information on the numerous exploits and adventures he has participated in during crossings of the North Channel between Ireland and Scotland. See Meharg's [...]

Fancy Meeting You Way Out Here

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. While the shores of Dover are crowded with channel aspirants from around the world and the fields of Manhattan Island Marathon Swim and International Self-Transcendence Marathon-Schwimmen fill up quickly, [...]

Darren Miller’s Rock Solid Six Pack

With his crossing of the Cook Strait last week, Darren Miller has accomplished six of the seven channels of the Oceans Seven challenge. His 10 hour 42 minute crossing was done stroke for stroke - [...]

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