Fastest crossing of the English Channel by single canoe (kayak)
Paul Wycherley
United Kingdom (Dover,Dover Harbour to Cap Griz Nez, France)
The fastest crossing of the English Channel by a single canoe/kayak is 2 hr 28 min by Paul Wycherley (UK) between Dover Harbour, Dover, UK and Cap Griz Nez, France, on 2 October 2011 Paul started about 100 yards out from Dover Harbour Beach and arrived at Cap Griz in France - Paul did not leave his kayak but crossed the line which the Channel crossing association were happy with. A loud horn was sounded at the start and finish. Attached is the GPS route as printed by the Channel crossing association. The weather conditions calm,. Paul Wycherley is an Olympic hopeful for London 2012