Tag: Channel Islands

Places To Swim Way, Way, Way Offshore

Courtesy of SurflineTV from Cortes Bank. The Santa Barbara Channel Swimming Association (SBCSA) governs open water swims and channel attempts in the California Channel Islands, including the relay swims from San Clemente Island. SBCSA has observed and ratified two 6-person relays and Tina Neill's solo swim from San Clemente Island to the California

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Island of the Blue Dolphins

In trying to research the formal name of the Catalina Channel, the waterway between Santa Catalina Island and the Southern California mainland, The Daily News of Open Water Swimming was reminded of the Island of the Blue Dolphins, a story about a remarkably courageous woman who lived alone for 18 years on San Nicolas Island, the most remote of California's

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