NAPLES - CAPRI 36K Swim Marathon BONIFACIO Swim crossing between Corsica and Sardinia MESSINA 3.5K swim crossing from Sicilia to Calabria
Come and join Water World Swim on our adventures in Italy! Coaches Pedro Ordenes and Alessandro Gottardis will keep you on shape to our next swim events. If you want to enjoy warm weather and white sands of the Mediterranean seas with friends and family, the 3.5 kilometer swim of Messina is the perfect place. Or if you want to prove yourself and feeling ready for long-distances, the Bonifacio channel holds 15 kilometers between the islands of Sardinia and Corsica.



Bonifacio Channel Crossing

Swim across the Bonifacio channel in this 15K lifetime achievement crossing from Sardinia (Italy) to the French coast of the island of Corsica! You'll start on the beach of Rena Bianca, Sardinia (Italy) and cross to the beach of Punta Sperone, Corsica (France) across a stretch of blue Mediterranean Sea linking the two. We have helped the first American, Mexican, and Brazilian make this crossing, as well as the world record holder. Join the ranks!


Capri - Napoli Gulf Marathon

Capri-Napoli is one of the most fascinating and difficult competitions in the world. Since 1992, helds a long distance world title, now the crossing swimming race Capri-Napoli is a “FINA World Grand Prix” leg over a distance of 36 km as the crow file distance.


Messina Strait Crossing - Summer 2019

Ready to dive into water heralded in legends for centuries? You'll swim across the Messina Strait from Punta Faro in Sicily, to Cannittello, Calabria in Italy with strong currents in your favor. With water at 73-77 degrees Fahrenheit, you can shed that wetsuit and soak up the blue Mediterranean - and the delicious food and wine in the region! You'll be joined by our Italian Coaches Alessandro, as well as Captain Tommaso and Coach Pedro.

Are you ready for your next challenges in Italy? Fill our International Application at the link below and come join Water World Swim and Coach Pedro, and be part of our adventures on the Mediterranean sea.


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Pedro Ordenes

WWS Coach & Director

Coach Pedro Ordenes is known worldwide for his record-breaking swims like crossing the strait of Magellan and a round trip crossing of the Beagle Channel between Chile and Argentina, in water temperatures averaging 39F and without a wetsuit. Read more


Alessandro Gottardis

WWS Coach - Italy

Ale is swim instructor, coach of the Italian Swim Federation and lifeguard. He trained children and young adults from 7 to 20 years, and some of them have won national youth championships in his country. Read more


Need a help booking your travel to Messina? Our italian friends from Private Tour in Italy are full-experienced. With more than 30 years on Touring business, they have reached different places over the world bringing a whole new touristic experience to their travelers.

You can contact Private Tour operator Raffaelle Guida via phone call: 0039.338.78.58.022 (from 6 pm to 8 pm italian time)