Dál Riata Channel Honour Roll

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Wayne Soutter Dál Riata Channel Honour Roll

Wayne Soutter

Wayne Soutter was the first person to complete the Dál Riata Channel Swim from Scotland to Ireland on 26 August 2012 in 12 hours 11 minutes. The first attempt by performed by Mercedes Gleitze in 1928.

Infinity Channel Swimming are delighted to have piloted the 1st relay and only the 2nd successful crossing of the Dál Riata Channel.


Solo Swims
Date Name Origin Direction Time (Hrs.Mins.Secs)
26/08/12 Wayne Soutter South Africa Scotland to Ireland 12:11:00
29/06/16 Sabrina Wiedmer Switzerland Scotland to Ireland 08:30:07

Relay Swims
Date Team Origin Direction Time (Hrs.Mins.Secs)
07/09/15 210′ South West

(4 Persons)

Ireland Scotland to Ireland 07:33:16
14/06/16 Team Riptide

(3 Person)

Ireland Scotland to Ireland 07:44:21

Record Holders
Fastest solo overall
Sabrina Wiedmer 08:30:07 29/06/16
Fastest solo female
Sabrina Wiedmer 08:30:07 29/06/16
Fastest solo male
Wayne Soutter 12:11:00    26/8/12
Fastest Relay Team
210′ South West      7:33:16    7/9/15