Brewer, Smith, Gabriel earn Semana Nautica awards

  Ben Brewer, Olivia Smith, and Cuyler Gabriel will receive special recognition from the Semana Nautica Association for their standout … [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...]

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...]

Semana Nautica’s multi-event ocean swimming competition begins

  Semana Nautica's Ocean Swimmer of the Year competition is underway after Wednesday's 1k swim at Nite Moves, won by defending champion Ben … [Read more...]

SB Open kicks off Semana Nautica summer sports festival

  The Santa Barbara Open tennis tournament and Semana Nautica are still going strong in their 70s. Celebrating its 78th year, the Santa … [Read more...]

Voulgaris places ninth in Sharkfest open water swim

Kyle Voulgaris is one gutsy kid. The 13-year-old Marymount School 8th grader braved the chilly, choppy water of San Francisco Bay and completed the … [Read more...]

To the Maxxx: Morrison’s channel swim featured at Santa Barbara Film Festival

There were many times Evan Morrison could have drowned while attempting to swim across the Santa Barbara Channel from Santa Cruz Island to the … [Read more...]

Valente, Schipper are first to reach the beach

Alex Valente and Carina Schipper were the first to touch dry land at Reef and Run's season-ending Boat-to-Beach ocean swimming event on Thursday, … [Read more...]