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Friday, 13 July 2018

#TheLongSwim started at Sennen Cove.


Thursday evening, as the sun sets on Sennen...



the Cove's all-weather lifeboat returns after spending the day chaperoning extreme swimmer Lewis Pugh who began...



 #TheLongSwim - the entire 348 miles that is the English Channel wearing only a pair of Speedos and a pair of goggles - from Sennen beach at that morning at 6am...



24 hours later with Lewis far out to sea heading for the Lizard his support vessel Aquila, with her largely novice crew, hove into Mounts Bay helping to celebrate Penzance being the country's first plastic 'No-Go Zone' town - and Lewis' swim is his brainchild in order to push the plastic-laden oceans issue to the forefront...



so it is more than fitting that his first day brought Penzance in view...




You can follow Lewis' daily progress on his blog as he swims his way up the channel like some migrating fish heading for home at Dover!