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GUIDE ON ESCORT BOATS & FEES

Pilot /escort fees for the permitted crossing such as London to Paris rows/races, Channel rows, kayaks, canoes, cars, etc are by usually by quotation as each attempt is an individual group of requests.

Phone Michael: +44 (0)1843852858 -

or e-mail: michael.oram@btinternet.com

Bookings
There are non returnable deposits to be paid for conformation of your booking. If you are booking seasons in advance there will be a booking fee payment. These are non returnable but will be credited as part of you deposit.

All fees are paid in £ sterling . Payments for Channel crossing events can be paid by - Visa or Mastercard credit/ debit cards (3% transaction fee is added to credit card payments) or- bank transfers - Sterling cheques - International money orders. By prior arrangement we will accept cash payment to the pilots on the day.

The pilots and their vessels are all commercially certificated and registered with the British and French Coastguard Authorities.

 

London to Paris is usually a team of 12 rowers rowing 6 at a time in our Cornish (Adventure) Gigs plus a cox. The rotation is 2 to 4 hours at a time.

Fees for London to Paris rows & Channel crossings can be discussed by phoning mike: 0044 (0)1843 852858.

Channel crossing fees start at £2000 per team of up to 8 people.

For a London to Paris, or a Paris to London Row.The fees starts at £2000 per person -- £24000 per boat and team

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GUIDE for CHANNEL SWIM escort boat & fees

Channel swimming attempts takes place from the end of June through to the beginning of October. They are between Dover and France - see www.channelswimming.net

The CS&PF pilots escort fees for the 2016 season are approximately;

The booking fee to confirm a swim reservation is £300.


£2850.00 for 1-way crossing - The 1-way deposit is £1000.

£5700.00 for 2-way crossing - The 2-way deposit is £2000.

Multiple swim crossings of more than 2-way are by quotation.
You will also need to pay the Channel Swimming & Piloting Federation fees.
For 2016 solo swim fees are about £280 including full CS&PF biennial membership.
Relay swims are about £365 including .
See www.cspf.co.uk "rules" pages (4/5 for fees) for a full explanation

Pilot /escort fees for other types of permitted crossing such as rows, kayaks, canoes, cars, etc are by quotation.


The CS&Ps / CS&PF registered pilots and their registered pilot boats are---

Mike Oram - Lance Oram - Tanya Harding - Nelson Wood - Simon Ellis plus their crews running our pilot boats
"Sea Satin" -- "Aegean Blue" -- "Gallivant" - John Mary Rose "Seafarer 11" - Westwinds & the RIBS - "Deep Six Two" (6.5 metre) -- "Bayblast II" (9 metre)

Paul Foreman runs the pilot boat "Optermist"

Registered Pilot boats


"Sea Satin"

"Sea Satin" 36ft Dutch Steel flybridge motor cruiser.
She is an RYA sea school training vessel & skippered charter -- RYA / DOT Small commercial craft & commercial workboat registration class 2 (60 miles from safe port)
Length 11.40 mtrs. Beam 3.50 mtrs. Draft 1.00 mtrs. Engine 100hp Volvo
Licenced for 12 persons Water tanks 500 litres Fuel tank 500 litres Hot & Cold water
Full safety equipment GPS - Radar & Log
GPS tracker system
2 x Echo Sounders 2 x fixed VHF
AIS transponder
4 burner cooker hob & oven Dinette Table & seating Fridge & Storage Hand held VHF
Bathroom with shower Bathroom with sea toilet Sleeping areas Davits with Dinghy

Skipper/pilots --Mike and/or Lance Oram - James Willi - Nelson Wood - Simon Ellis .
Telephone/fax number: 00 44 (0)1843 852858.

"Gallivant"

"Gallivant " 36ft Dutch Steel aft cabin motor cruiser
RYA sea school training vessel & skippered charter -- RYA / DOT Small commercial craft registration & commercial workboat. Class 2 (60 miles from safe port)
Length 11.4 mtrs. Beam 3.50 mtrs. Draught 1.10 mtrs. Engines 2x 62hp Volvo
Licenced for 12 persons Fuel tanks 2x 300 litres Water tank 500 litres Hot & Cold water
Full safety equipment GPS - Radar & Log
GPS tracker system
2 x Echo Sounders 2 x fixed VHF
AIS transponder
cooker with oven Fridge & Storage Mobile phone Hand held VHF
Bathroom with shower Sea toilet x 2 Sleeping area in bows and aft cabin Dinghy

Skipper/pilots --Mike and/or Lance Oram - James Willi - Nelson Wood - Simon Ellis.
Telephone/fax number: 00 44 (0) 1843 852858

"Deep Six Two"

"Deep Six Two" 6.5 metre Ocean RIB.
Registered escort vessel & skippered charter -- RYA / DOT Small commercial craft registration & commercial workboat. Class 3 (20 miles from safe port)
Length overall 6.5 mtrs. Beam 2.45 mtrs. Draught 1.00 mtrs. Engine 225hp Mercury
Licenced for 8 persons Fuel tanks 150 litres AIS transponder 2 VHF (1 x DFC)
Full safety equipment GPS - Radar and Log 2 x Echo Sounders Hand held VHF
GPS Tracker system Chart plotter

Skipper/pilot -- Lance & Michael Oram - James Willi - Nelson Wood - Simon Ellis
Telephone number: 00 44 (0)1843 852858

"Bayblast II"

"Bayblast II" 8.5 metre Tornado RIB. 2 X 150 HP Mercury Optimax outboards
Registered escort vessel & skippered charter -- RYA / DOT Small commercial craft registration & commercial workboat. Class 4 (20 miles from safe port)
Length overall 8.5 mtrs. Beam 2.55 mtrs. Draught 1.00 mtrs. Engines: 2 x 150hp Mercury Optimax
Licenced for 12 persons + 2 Crew Fuel tanks 200 litres AIS transponder 2 VHF (1 x DFC)
Full safety equipment GPS - Radar & Log 2 x Echo Sounders Hand held VHF

Skipper/pilot -- Lance & Michael Oram - James Willi - Nelson Wood - Simon Ellis
Telephone number: 00 44 (0)1843 852858

"Aegean Blue"

"Aegean Blue" 34ft Dutch Steel aft cockpit motor cruiser
RYA sea school training vessel & skippered charter -- RYA / DOT Small commercial craft registration & commercial workboat. Class 2 (60 miles from safe port)
Length overall 10 mtrs. Beam 3.30 mtrs. Draught 1.00 mtrs. Engines 2x 62hp Volvo
Licenced for 12 persons Fuel tanks 2x 300 litres Water tank 500 ltrs Hot & Cold water
Full safety equipment GPS - Radar & Log 2 x Echo Sounders 2 x fixed VHF
2 burner cooker with oven Fridge & Storage AIS Transponder Hand held VHF
Bathroom with shower Sea toilet Sleeping area in bows Dinghy

Skipper/pilots --Mike and/or Lance Oram, - James Willi - Nelson Wood and Simon Ellis.
Telephone/fax number: 00 44 (0) 1843 852858



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