For the Solo-Beltquerung every swimmer is allowed to announce himself. The swimmer should be able to stay a long time in water, because he is not allowed, while the attent, to leave the water.
The geographically shortest distance is nearly 21 Km. Because of current or the swimming direction can that be more. You can calculate a real swimming distance of nearly 25 Kilometer.
Relays of 2, 3, 4 or 5 swimmers
Only one swimmer is in the water. Every swimmer must swim one hour and will be change by a flying change in the water. It is not allowed to change the order of the team. The trainer or team captain can be one swimmer of the team but must be out of the water.
Beach of Rødby/Danmark
Open coast of the island Fehmarn/Deutschland
free choosable in the summer
ca. 300 € (this includes the inscription fee and the neutral observer, wo will ride on your boat while the attempt)
Swimming suit, goggles, bathing cap
Grease in all forms (Vaseline etc.)