Maui Channel Swim

Maui Channel Swim

Solo and relay swimmers cross a deep-water, beautiful channel as they gaze upon 5 islands (Lanai, Maui, Molokai, Oahu and Hawaii) if the weather permits. Generally calm conditions, colorful marine life and clear warm cobalt blue water makes this event the most popular relay swim in the world. Marine life, strong winds and strong currents on occasion

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The Maui Channel Swim is a 9.9-mile (15.9 km) ocean swimming relay race between the islands of Lanai and Maui in Hawaii. Each team has six swimmers who rotate at fixed intervals. It is one of the World’s Top 100 Open Water Swims and annually named as one of the World’s Top 100 Island Swims by the World Open Water Swimming Association.

Name of Race

Maui Channel Swim

Event Month

September

Region

North America

Body of Water

Ocean

Distances Offered

Over 10k

Temperature

Warm
Very Warm

Experience

Advanced
Professional

Water Type

Ocean

Swim Type

Relay

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