Margarita 'Tita' Llorens - Ibiza Channel

Ibiza to Javea

90.3 km (56.1 miles)

36 hours, 16 minutes on 27 July 2018

Observed and documented by Toni Huguet Arguimbau

First unassisted solo swim of Ibiza Channel.



Support Personnel

  • Pilots: Juan Colomina, Viso Alonso
  • Kayakers: Francisco “Siscu” Pons, Rafa Pastor, Toni Huguet Arguimbau
  • Crew: Sofia Moll, Erika Llorens, Joaquin Milla, David Monserrat, Reidel Rodriguez Pimienta
  • Observer: Toni Huguet Arguimbau

Escort Vessel: Amber Star

Swim Parameters

Category: Solo, nonstop, unassisted.

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

Route Definition

Minimum Route Distance (actual start to actual finish): 90.3 km (56.1 miles)

Minimum Channel Distance: 87.4 km (54.3 miles)


Unprecedented. One previous attempt in 2017 by same swimmer.

Swim Data

  • Start: 26 July 2018, 07:14 (Europe/Madrid).
  • Finish: 27 July 2018, 19:30
  • Elapsed: 36 hours, 16 minutes, 6 seconds.

Summary of Conditions

Feature Min Max
Water Temp (C) 26 27
Air Temp (C) 25 30
Wind (kph) calm 14

GPS Track

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

Alternative track data from Garmin watch - KML download.

Speed Plot

Nutrition: See log.

Observer Log

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By Siscu Pons. Click to enlarge


By Siscu Pons

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