First dive across the English Channel [Untethered]

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First dive across the English Channel [Solo | Untethered]

Last updated: August 29, 2017 at 0:10 am

2012 – Achim Schloeffel (Germany). On June 29, Schloeffel used a DPV to cover the distance of 55 km between Dover (UK) and Calais (France) in strong currents and with shipping overhead. The dive required a decompression stop of 160 minutes.

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Jeffrey Gallant is the Editor-in-Chief and Records Keeper of the Diving Almanac. He is also a contributing editor of DIVER Magazine, and the scientific director of the Greenland Shark and Elasmobranch Education and Research Group (GEERG). Jeffrey started diving in 1982.

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