Beckoning Bangla Channel Swimming 2018
Invitation for Bangla Channel Swimming 2018, Bangladesh
Greetings from Everest Academy.
The organization is proud to arrange Open Water Long Distance Swimming at Bangla Channel, Bangladesh since 2011 and 2018 will be the 13th year of this channel history.
You are cordially invited to Bangla Channel’s 2018 season’s first swimming on February 1, 2018 along with other international and Bangladeshi Swimmers. Here some brief about the Channel for your kind review.
About Bangla Channel
Bangla Channel Swimming at the Bay of Bengal, a sea route from Teknaf to the Saint Martin’s Island with a distance of 16.1 Kilometers, is in part of Bangladesh. The Channel swimming reached to a new height on 2012 when English Channel Swimmer Van Gool Milko from Netherlands took part in and the channel had been listed in the book of Long Distance Open Water International Route. Now it’s a lucrative open water long distance sea swimming for international and local swimmers and the 2018 will be the 13th year of organizing Bangla Channel Swimming.
Grade : Adventure Sport (Open Water Long Distance Swimming)
Location : Teknaf & Saint Martin’s Island at South-East Bangladesh
Swimming starts from: Teknaf Fisheries Jetty
Swimming ends at: Saint Martin’s Island Jetty
Distance: 10 Miles / 16.1 Kilometers
Base: The Saint Martin’s Island, Teknaf, Cox’s Bazar
Climate: Calm, Max 28 degree Celsius to Min. 20 degree Celsius
Best Season: December – March
Bangla Channel Swimming at the Bay of Bengal was initiated on 2006 by late Mr. Quazi Hamidul Hoque. Three swimmers took part in the first year with snorkel mask and fin. Later, it draws attention from different non-professional swimmers as well. The swimming reached to a new height on 2012 when English Channel Swimmer Van Gool Milko from Netherland took part in and the channel (http://
Organize and Certified by: Everest Academy
Guided by: Pilot boat for each swimmer
Awards: Certificate and Medal.
Service Provider: Allegro Tours Bangladesh
Service Starts and ends at: Dhaka, Bangladesh
Accommodation: Hotel at St. Martins Island
Transport: AC Bus, Microbus/Bus/Jeep, Cruise Ship/Boat
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner while staying at St. Martin’s Island
Swimming in the 2018 season will commence on February 1, 2018 at 09:30AM and we have to start journey from Dhaka, Bangladesh by 29 January 2018 by Air or by Road. Arriving at the St. Martins Island on January 30, it’s a free day for rest and next day, 31 January is reserved for practice and warm up.
The St. Martins Island is the southernmost tip of Bangladesh, is only coral island of Bangladesh. During our swimming trip, we will stay at Hotel in St. Martins Island. There is no luxury and AC accommodation in the island and even no running electricity. But light and fan runs by alternative power supply from solar and generator. Other necessary amenities are available in the hotel rooms. Every swimmer and the team will stay in twin/double share Non AC room and dine at there. Weather is pleasant during the winter season at the St. Martins Island, temperature about 20 degrees Celsius. The Channel water is almost warm, clear and less salty than many other ocean channels and is a natural hazard free channel for swimming.
So, we would like to request your Club/Association and their members for Bangla Channel Swimming in this season (2018) and onward.
We are eagerly waiting for your kind interest to move forward. Thanks and best regards.