Donald Hope Robertson: Accompanied Hugh on his
first attempt across the channel 32 years ago and again in 2003
Fran Tucker: Another long-suffering
wife that will be in charge of feeding and swimming every alternate
Chris Osmand: My pilot for the
second year and a man who will not give up.
Trevor Tucker: To keep the swim
good fun and the sense of humour going in the tough times
Nick and Cindy: Who want to repay
me for the monstrous walk I took them on Table Mountain and make
sure that this is a successful swim.