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265.81 fathoms is about one-two-hundredth as as The English Channel.
In other words, it's 0.00454 times the of The English Channel, and the of The English Channel is 220 times that amount.
(average width between Isle of Ushant and The Walde Lighthouse) (La Manche, Ärmelkanal, Mor Breizh, Mor Bretannek) (a.k.a. The Channel)
The English Channel measures between 58,500 fathoms, narrowing as it flows northeast. The world speed record for a Channel crossing by swimmer was set by Australian Trent Grimsey in 2012, with a time of 6 hours, 55 minutes.
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