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13 August 2011
And first across the Firth is (again) ....

Pilot Pete Clunas (on right) led a group of ten swimmers who made the crossing from Nigg to the Cromarty ferry slipway at noon today, closely followed by PC Darren Williams (left).

Sweepstake winner Nora Watson had the closest guess to his actual crossing time of 26 minutes, 58 seconds and won the prize of a £25 voucher from Sutor Creek. Over £178 was raised in the sweepstake to go towards the purchase of an iPad and special apps for local autistic teenager Douglas Shepherd.