A swim between Honshu, the main island of Japan, and Hokkaido in northern Japan connecting the Sea of Japan with the Indian Ocean. The channel is known for winds, turbulence and waves. Marine life and a variety of sharks including Great Whites. May be encountered. Bellamy’s first attempt at Tsugaru was October 2017, but this was foiled by strong currents and very cold water.
Distance: 19.5km Duration: 11 hours and 7 minutes and 28 seconds