On 7 September 2018, at 7pm, Cameron Bellamy set off from Pebbles Beach and started to swim around the island of Barbados. Twenty seven hours later he halted the attempt after completing 66km out of the 96km.
Richard Royal claimed the first official swim from Sealand to England after completing a crossing from the iconic Principality to Felixstowe on 20 August this year.
A team of four swimmers has completed a length of Loch Ness as a relay in 14hrs 35minutes as part of a fundraising challenge for Lewy Body Syndrome, a type of Alzheimer’s disease.
The penultimate race of this year’s FINA/HOSA Marathon Swim World Series took place in hot conditions in Qiandao Lake, Chun'an, China.
Cameron Bellamy is hoping to become the first person to swim a complete lap around the island of Barbados, a distance of about 96km.
On 22 July 2018, Robert Howlett and Steve Riches became the first to soloists under traditional rules to swim across The Wash since 1976.
The Turkish Olympic Committee, which organises the iconic Samsung Cross Bosphorus Swim, has announced its participation in a programme to reduce the plastic waste produced at the event.