Ready to dive into water heralded in legends for centuries? You'll swim across the Messina Strait from Punta Faro in Sicily, to Cannitello, 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 Coach Pedro.
The Italian Marine Authorities will confirm the summer date for the swim across the Messina Strait by first days of March 2021. Due to the world pandemic the Italian Marine Authorities will be given us periodic notices accordingly from the World Health Authorities to go ahead with the swim and authorizing our main swim pilot and support to legendary Captain Giovanni. The permit will be granted after Water World Swim submit the final roster with all swimmers registered and approved to cross on the summer 2021. We apologize for the delay in announcing the confirmation of this date but to your and the world understanding, we are all hoping that by next summer, we have eradicated this terrible pandemic.. Do not hesitate to contact us if you have any question or concern about the swim and we are all hoping to see you safe and healthy swimming across this beautiful strait to after celebrate life. On behalf of Water World Swim, U.S.A. and Italy wishing you and your families the best health and to stay safe.