Margarita 'Tita' Llorens - Ibiza Channel
Ibiza to Javea
90.3 km (56.1 miles)
36 hours, 16 minutes on 26-27 July 2018
Observed and documented by Toni Huguet Arguimbau
First unassisted solo swim of Ibiza Channel.
- Name: Margarita ‘Tita’ Llorens
- Gender: female
- Age on swim date: 49
- Nationality: Spain
- Resides: Ciudadela, Islas Baleares, Spain
- 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
Category: Solo, nonstop, unassisted.
Rules: MSF Rules of Marathon Swimming, without exception or modification.
- Body of Water: Mediterranean Sea
- Route Type: one-way
- Start Location: Sa Figuera Borda, Ibiza (38.955140, 1.218806)
- Finish Location: Small cove ~400m southwest of Cabo de San Antonio, Javea, mainland Spain (38.800099, 0.195913)
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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.
- Start: 26 July 2018, 07:14 (Europe/Madrid).
- Finish: 27 July 2018, 19:30
- Elapsed: 36 hours, 16 minutes, 6 seconds.
Summary of Conditions
|Water Temp (C)||26||27|
|Air Temp (C)||25||30|
Trackpoint frequency: 30 minutes. Download raw data (CSV).
Alternative track data from Garmin watch - KML download.
Nutrition: See log.
By Siscu Pons. Click to enlarge
Video courtesy Siscu Pons