Tag: San Nicolas Island

Round One Goes To Mother Nature

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Discretion is the better part of valor, especially in the ocean when the winds pick up. Anthony McCarley knows this all too well as he is on an airplane heading home instead of getting on his escort boat for a 6-hour ride out to the uninhabited San Nicolas Island this week. McCarley had planned and

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The Lone Woman Of San Nicolas Island

With all the recent activity in the Santa Barbara Channel Swimming Association, it is always fascinating to read about the history of these California Channel Islands. One of the true stories of these islands was documented for history in an American children's novel written by Scott O'Dell called Island of the Blue Dolphins. The story, based on the actual

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