Karl Fleischer - Maui Channel

Lanai to Maui

17 km (10.6 miles)

6 hours, 59 minutes on 21 September 2018

Observed and documented by Kira Fleischer

Swimmer

  • Name: Karl Fleischer
  • Gender: male
  • Age on swim date: 59
  • Nationality: United States
  • Resides: Denver, Colorado

Support Personnel

  • Randy Kinores - pilot
  • Krystale Kinores - crew
  • Kira Fleischer - observer

Escort Vessel: Kahalani (Lahaina)


Swim Parameters

Category: Solo, nonstop, unassisted.

Rules: MSF Rules of Marathon Swimming, without exception or modification.

Route Definition

  • Body of Water: Kai’wi Channel, Pacific Ocean
  • Route Type: one-way
  • Start Location: Club Lanai (20.828470, -156.809860)
  • Finish Location: Ali’i Kahekili Beach Park (20.936575, -156.692750)
  • Minimum Route Distance: 17 km (10.6 miles)
  • Minimum Channel Distance: 14 km (8.7 miles)

Swim Data

  • Start: 21 September 2018, 06:57 (Pacific/Honolulu).
  • Finish: 21 September 2018, 13:56
  • Elapsed: 6 hours, 59 minutes.

Summary of Conditions

Feature Min Max
Water Temp (F)    
Air Temp (F) 81 83
Wind (kt) calm 8

GPS Track

Trackpoint frequency: 30 minutes. Download raw data (CSV).

Speed Plot

Nutrition: Carbo Pro every 30 minutes


Observer Log

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Photos

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Video

Karl Fleischer - Maui Channel from MSF on Vimeo.