Följebåt

English translation: pilot or support

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Swedish term or phrase:Följebåt
English translation:pilot or support
Entered by: Catherine Skala

14:37 Nov 26, 2017
Swedish to English translations [PRO]
Sports / Fitness / Recreation
Swedish term or phrase: Följebåt
A boat that follows/oversees/monitors for example swimmers swimming long distances.

https://www.google.co.uk/search?q=följebåt&oq=följebåt&aqs=c...
Catherine Skala
United Kingdom
Local time: 07:52
pilot or support
Explanation:
Never done this myself... but this site uses the terms suggested (https://www.channelswimmingassociation.com/training). The bbc uses both in the reference article.

Search "open water swimming" + "pilot boat"

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Note added at 49 mins (2017-11-26 15:27:36 GMT)
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Yes... that is *** boat
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Deane Goltermann
Sweden
Local time: 08:52
Grading comment
Tackar!
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3 +2pilot or support
Deane Goltermann


  

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49 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5 peer agreement (net): +2
pilot or support


Explanation:
Never done this myself... but this site uses the terms suggested (https://www.channelswimmingassociation.com/training). The bbc uses both in the reference article.

Search "open water swimming" + "pilot boat"

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Note added at 49 mins (2017-11-26 15:27:36 GMT)
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Yes... that is *** boat


    Reference: http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-kent-11664240
Deane Goltermann
Sweden
Local time: 08:52
Meets criteria
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in SwedishSwedish
PRO pts in category: 16
Grading comment
Tackar!
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Asker: Thank you!


Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Michele Fauble
3 hrs
  -> Thanks Michele!

agree  Alison MacG: Also escort boat http://www.channelswimming.com/P&E.htm
20 hrs
  -> Thanks, Alison! Yep, another possibility...
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