John Zant: Introducing Mr. and Mrs. Semana Nautica

He once bumped against her foot and then swam away from her in an ocean race. Trying to keep up with her on a trail run, he took a spill into the … [Read more...]

Smith wins 6-mile swim with fastest time since 2010

Ed Smith won the Semana Nautica 6-mile ocean swim for the second time in four years on Sunday, reaching Hendry's Beach from Goleta Beach in two hours, … [Read more...]

Gabriel wins first biathlon, Glusac reclaims title

Once he hit the water, no one was going to catch Cuyler Gabriel in Saturday’s Semana Nautica 5-mile biathlon at East Beach. The Santa Barbara High … [Read more...]

Brewer completes weekend sweep; Smith wins 3rd Swimmer of Year race

Ben Brewer posted an impressive 1.000 average for the week, while Olivia Smith recorded a solid .750. Brewer went 3-for-3 in open water swim events … [Read more...]

Brewer leads youth brigade in 1-mile ocean swim

  It was Teen Day at Semana Nautica's Mullen and Henzell 1-mile ocean swim on Saturday. Santa Barbara High School junior and Santa … [Read more...]

Mead’s tune-up swim is fastest in Semana Nautica 6-miler

Mallory Mead broke the male domination of the Semana Nautica 6-mile ocean swim on Sunday. Mead, a 27-year-old professional open water swimmer, … [Read more...]

Braden, Broderick collect biathlon crowns

Chris Braden dominated Sunday's Semana Nautica 5-Mile Biathlon with a winning time of 48 minutes and 20 seconds. Braden, a 21-year-old Dos Pueblos … [Read more...]

Point series for ocean swimmers among new additions to Semana Nautica Festival

There?s been a little spice added to this year?s Semana Nautica Summer Sports Festival, and the extra kick figures to generate more participation and … [Read more...]