From OpenwaterpediaEddie Spelling of One Charter for English Channel solo swimmers and relays. It is registered with the Channel Swimming & Piloting Federation.
Eddie Spelling is an English Channel pilot who navigates escort boat, Anastasia with a RYA/MCA Small Commercial Craft & Workboat registration: Class 2 (60 miles from safe haven). He has been escorting English Channel swimmers for over 10 years and is a registered pilot with the Channel Swimming & Piloting Federation. His boat is a family-run boat, with his son-in-law Rob as a permanent crew member. His son Mike is hoping to become a pilot, and is currently training in the North Sea.
Successful Channel Swims
He has piloted the following successful solo swimmers and relays across the English Channel:
- 18 September 2010 11:05:54 Helen Conway
- 22 September 2011 14:13 Relay Swim: "Aspire SRLV"
- 9 August 2003 12:12 Sammy Maletroit
- 15 August 2008 12:01 Elizabeth Fry
- 3 August 2009 13:50:19R - Fredrik Kumlin
- 16 July 2008 12:22 Special Category Swim: "Colman Family"
- 8 August 2003 11:33 Richard Flambard
- 2 July 2011 10:59:13 Relay Swim: "Bobcats Swim Squad"
- 10 September 2005 16:26 Owen Sisk
- 26 July 2003 9:53 Nicholas Sidelnik