Santa Barbara Channel swims

The Santa Barbara Channel lies between the Southern California mainland and the four northern Channel Islands.

Solo and relay swims have been sanctioned by the Santa Barbara Channel Swimming Association since 2006.

Santa Barbara Channel route
Route Swims First Fastest
Anacapa Island to mainland 113 David Yudovin - 1982 Jim McConica - 04:38:07 (2012)
Santa Cruz Island to mainland (Ventura County) 10 David Yudovin - 1983 Jim McConica - 08:59:58 (2013)
Santa Cruz Island to mainland (Santa Barbara County) 4 Ashby Harper - 1984 Rendy Lynn Opdycke - 10:51:00 (2007)
Santa Rosa Island to mainland 2 Marc Lewis - 2008 Marc Lewis - 15:46:19 (2008)
San Miguel Island to mainland 1 Penny Palfrey - 2008 Penny Palfrey - 11:29:33 (2008)
Mainland to Anacapa Island 21 Forrest Nelson - 2009 Jim McConica - 05:05:54 (2018)
Mainland to Anacapa Island to Mainland 3 Cindy Cleveland - 1978 Karina Garcia - 07:46:00 (2022)
Mainland to Santa Cruz Island (via east Anacapa) to Mainland 1 Ken Mignosa - 2018 Ken Mignosa - 29:22:22 (2018)
Mainland (Ventura County) to Santa Cruz Island 1 Caroline Block - 2019 Caroline Block - 14:56:42 (2019)

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Anacapa two-way

Date Name Gender Age Nation Route Km Time
1978 Aug 9 Cindy Cleveland Female 23 Mainland to Anacapa Island to Mainland 39.2 12:48:20
2008 Aug 14 Paul Lewis Male 47-48 Mainland to Anacapa Island to Mainland 39.2 12:54:25
2022 Sep 20 Karina Garcia Female 36 Mainland to Anacapa Island to Mainland 39.2 07:46:00

Anacapa

Date Name Gender Age Nation Route Km Time
1982 Aug 12 David Yudovin Male 31 Anacapa Island to mainland 19.6 08:27:14
1990 Aug 14 Suzanne Riedinger Female 45 Anacapa Island to mainland 19.6 08:01:00
2001 Oct 10 Scott Zornig Male 42 Anacapa Island to mainland 19.6 05:19:25
2007 Sep 3 Peter Urrea Male 67 Anacapa Island to mainland 19.6 08:15:00
2007 Sep 28 Kaustubh Vemuri Male 10 Anacapa Island to mainland 19.6 07:23:00
2008 Jul 10 Jim McConica Male 57 Anacapa Island to mainland 19.6 05:26:00
2008 Jul 11 Claudia Rose Female Anacapa Island to mainland 19.6 08:34:10
2008 Jul 26 Nicholas Caine Male 15 Anacapa Island to mainland 19.6 05:03:58
2008 Aug 16 Maria Regina Matheu Female 43-44 Anacapa Island to mainland 19.6 06:28:50
2008 Aug 17 Stanley Leventhal Male Anacapa Island to mainland 19.6 08:43:26
2008 Sep 8 Emilio Casanueva Male Anacapa Island to mainland 19.6 07:25:42
2009 Jul 31 Cara Silvas Female Anacapa Island to mainland 19.6 05:31:00
2009 Aug 13 Jim Neitz Male 41 Anacapa Island to mainland 19.6 08:37:00
2009 Sep 5 Forrest Nelson Male 44 Mainland to Anacapa Island 19.6 08:00:57
2010 Aug 7 Dave Van Mouwerik Male 52 Anacapa Island to mainland 19.6 07:00:11
2010 Sep 25 Kimberly Rutherford Female 51 Anacapa Island to mainland 19.6 08:18:39
2010 Oct 16 Joni Young Female 49-50 Anacapa Island to mainland 19.6 06:36:31
2011 May 6 Jim Neitz Male 42-43 Anacapa Island to mainland 19.6 10:23:32
2011 Jul 23 Chris Layton Male 52 Anacapa Island to mainland 19.6 06:00:08
2011 Jul 23 Marcia Cleveland Female 47 Anacapa Island to mainland 19.6 06:00:08
2011 Aug 21 Lynn Kubasek Female 53 Anacapa Island to mainland 19.6 07:08:10
2011 Sep 1 Jim Neitz Male 43 Anacapa Island to mainland 19.6 10:43:28
2011 Sep 24 Alan Morrison Male 49-50 Anacapa Island to mainland 19.6 06:59:38
2012 Aug 18 Michael Hird Male Anacapa Island to mainland 19.6 05:48:09
2012 Aug 18 Walter Bean Scott Male 39-40 Anacapa Island to mainland 19.6 05:48:09
2012 Aug 25 Cherié Edborg Female 37 Anacapa Island to mainland 19.6 08:20:32
2012 Sep 8 Jim Neitz Male 44 Anacapa Island to mainland 19.6 08:58:52
2012 Sep 9 Nicholas Vargas Male 17 Anacapa Island to mainland 19.6 04:58:11
2012 Sep 9 Zach Jirkovsky Male 30-31 Anacapa Island to mainland 19.6 05:59:24
2012 Sep 23 John Chung Male 42-43 Anacapa Island to mainland 19.6 07:39:28
2012 Sep 23 Tom Ball Male 52-53 Anacapa Island to mainland 19.6 07:39:28
2012 Sep 23 Fiona Goh Female 13 Anacapa Island to mainland 19.6 10:10:18
2012 Oct 2 Jim McConica Male 61 Anacapa Island to mainland 19.6 04:38:07
2012 Oct 3 Jim McConica Male 61 Anacapa Island to mainland 19.6 05:23:53
2013 Sep 13 Jim McConica Male 62 Anacapa Island to mainland 19.6 06:51:57
2013 Sep 13 Tamie Stewart Female 40-41 Anacapa Island to mainland 19.6 06:51:57
2013 Sep 13 Tom Ball Male 53-54 Anacapa Island to mainland 19.6 06:58:57
2013 Sep 14 Scott Tapley Male 48 Anacapa Island to mainland 19.6 10:53:10
2013 Sep 19 Stacey Warmuth Female 57 Anacapa Island to mainland 19.6 06:42:18
2013 Sep 19 Theo Schmeeckle Male 50-51 Anacapa Island to mainland 19.6 06:42:18
2013 Sep 24 Jim Neitz Male 45-46 Anacapa Island to mainland 19.6 07:02:40
2013 Sep 29 Tanya MacLean Female 37-38 Anacapa Island to mainland 19.6 11:41:00
2013 Oct 17 John Chung Male 43-44 Mainland to Anacapa Island 19.6 08:05:28
2013 Oct 26 Michelle Macy Female 36 Anacapa Island to mainland 19.6 05:29:56
2014 Sep 4 Julian Rusinek Male Anacapa Island to mainland 19.6 07:36:55
2014 Sep 9 Carol Schumacher Hayden Female 64 Anacapa Island to mainland 19.6 09:51:08
2014 Sep 13 Penny Palfrey Female 52 Anacapa Island to mainland 19.6 06:30:25
2014 Sep 14 Helen Lin Female 30 Anacapa Island to mainland 19.6 08:30:22
2014 Sep 20 Bryant Lum Male Anacapa Island to mainland 19.6 06:30:44
2014 Sep 20 Dave Tanner Male 38-39 Anacapa Island to mainland 19.6 09:36:27
2014 Sep 20 Kelley Prebil Female 37-38 Anacapa Island to mainland 19.6 10:25:48
2014 Oct 19 Anthony McCarley Male 55 Anacapa Island to mainland 19.6 07:48:42
2015 Jun 5 Samantha Allen Female 21-22 Anacapa Island to mainland 19.6 06:45:41
2015 Aug 29 Sarah Green Female 51 Anacapa Island to mainland 19.6 08:07:19
2015 Sep 12 Michelle Poole Female 50-51 Anacapa Island to mainland 19.6 07:02:45
2015 Sep 19 Alex Honor Male 47-48 Anacapa Island to mainland 19.6 08:52:06
2015 Oct 3 Robin Rasmussen Rose Female 55 Anacapa Island to mainland 19.6 09:39:30
2016 Sep 17 Rachel Horn Female 31-32 Anacapa Island to mainland 19.6 06:54:49
2016 Sep 24 Peter Lofquist Male 55 Anacapa Island to mainland 19.6 07:14:06
2016 Sep 30 Jim Cherry Male 59-60 Anacapa Island to mainland 19.6 07:05:34
2016 Oct 9 Hank Wise Male 48 Anacapa Island to mainland 19.6 04:56:54
2016 Oct 26 Russ Parker Male 59 Anacapa Island to mainland 19.6 10:42:00
2016 Nov 14 Bob Burrow Male 53 Anacapa Island to mainland 19.6 06:50:20
2016 Nov 14 Tiffany McQueen Female 44 Anacapa Island to mainland 19.6 10:09:40
2017 Jun 23 Amy Appelhans Gubser Female 49 Mainland to Anacapa Island 19.6 06:02:59
2017 Aug 10 Angel More Female 14 Anacapa Island to mainland 19.6 07:37:43
2017 Aug 21 Ryan Utsumi Male 38 Anacapa Island to mainland 19.6 05:29:19
2017 Sep 16 Steven Dalke Male 55-56 Anacapa Island to mainland 19.6 07:07:12
2017 Sep 18 Alice Ma Female 45 Anacapa Island to mainland 19.6 11:09:48
2017 Sep 23 Karina Garcia Female 31 Anacapa Island to mainland 19.6 05:28:34
2017 Oct 14 Linda Simons Female 52 Anacapa Island to mainland 19.6 06:09:54
2017 Oct 28 Ken Mignosa Male 53 Mainland to Anacapa Island 19.6 09:03:58
2017 Nov 12 Kim Hedges Female 39 Anacapa Island to mainland 19.6 09:50:11
2018 Jul 2 Abigail Fairman Female 41 Mainland to Anacapa Island 19.6 05:30:49
2018 Aug 7 David Rich Male 54 Anacapa Island to mainland 19.6 07:53:29
2018 Sep 14 Carly Miller Female 40 Anacapa Island to mainland 19.6 07:19:19
2018 Sep 16 Erika Shanahan Gliebe Female 45 Anacapa Island to mainland 19.6 07:55:06
2018 Sep 16 Pearl Simonelli Female 15 Mainland to Anacapa Island 19.6 08:20:17
2018 Sep 17 Michelle Squyer Female 50 Mainland to Anacapa Island 19.6 11:53:46
2018 Sep 20 Jim McConica Male 67 Mainland to Anacapa Island 19.6 05:05:54
2018 Sep 24 Susan Petro Female 68 Anacapa Island to mainland 19.6 15:53:30
2018 Sep 29 Luca Pozzi Male 33 Anacapa Island to mainland 19.6 05:48:55
2018 Oct 1 Mina Rhoden Female 55 Anacapa Island to mainland 19.6 13:03:11
2018 Oct 20 Barbara Lastelic Female 51 Anacapa Island to mainland 19.6 07:38:43
2019 Mar 31 Caroline Block Female 35 Mainland to Anacapa Island 19.6 10:04:54
2019 Jul 10 Prabhat Koli Male 19 Mainland to Anacapa Island 19.6 06:22:17
2019 Jul 23 Abigail Bergman Female 23 Mainland to Anacapa Island 19.6 05:58:00
2019 Jul 30 Denis Crean Male 59 Mainland to Anacapa Island 19.6 06:20:23
2019 Aug 4 Scott Kaloust Male 49 Anacapa Island to mainland 19.6 08:18:00
2019 Aug 25 David Sundius Male 60 Anacapa Island to mainland 19.6 07:40:00
2019 Sep 6 Georgia Wells Female 32 Anacapa Island to mainland 19.6 06:59:00
2019 Sep 9 Kris Berglund Female 60 Anacapa Island to mainland 19.6 08:49:00
2019 Sep 17 Tesla Profumo Female 42 Anacapa Island to mainland 19.6 06:14:00
2019 Sep 19 Cynthia Hertzer Female 50 Anacapa Island to mainland 19.6 06:31:00
2019 Sep 29 Rodger Delehanty Male 34 Anacapa Island to mainland 19.6 10:38:44
2019 Oct 3 John Horst Male 35 Anacapa Island to mainland 19.6 09:41:15
2019 Oct 9 Paige Kieding Female 16-17 Anacapa Island to mainland 19.6 07:01:35
2019 Oct 16 Ranie Pearce Female 59 Anacapa Island to mainland 19.6 08:36:19
2019 Nov 5 Jim Neitz Male 51-52 Anacapa Island to mainland 19.6 11:25:16
2020 Jul 1 Joe Zemaitis Male 40 Mainland to Anacapa Island 19.6 06:33:31
2020 Jul 1 Henry Palmer Male 17 Mainland to Anacapa Island 19.6 06:33:31
2020 Aug 16 Edie Markovich Female 14 Mainland to Anacapa Island 19.6 09:24:13
2020 Sep 9 Rose Filer Female 27 Anacapa Island to mainland 19.6 12:13:39
2020 Sep 21 Neil Hailstone Male 48 Anacapa Island to mainland 19.6 06:20:58
2020 Sep 23 Sarah Thomas Female 38 Anacapa Island to mainland 19.6 05:07:10
2020 Oct 2 Karina Garcia Female 34 Mainland to Anacapa Island 19.6 08:20:25
2021 Jun 7 Serbo Simeoni Male 55 Mainland to Anacapa Island 19.6 06:22:34
2021 Jul 10 Stacey Warmuth Female 64 Mainland to Anacapa Island 19.6 05:54:37
2021 Jul 15 Steve Sutton Male 55 Anacapa Island to mainland 19.6 05:51:02
2021 Aug 7 Jenny Leigh Smith Female 47 Anacapa Island to mainland 19.6 07:40:22
2021 Aug 9 Jake Glick Male 37 Anacapa Island to mainland 19.6 05:54:44
2021 Aug 13 Paige Blocker Female 15 Anacapa Island to mainland 19.6 08:56:25
2021 Aug 18 Barry Maloney Male 41 Anacapa Island to mainland 19.6 07:54:25
2021 Aug 24 Amy Dantzler Female 57 Anacapa Island to mainland 19.6 05:55:12
2021 Aug 29 Peter Frank Male 60 Anacapa Island to mainland 19.6 07:00:54
2021 Aug 31 Paul Hornyak Male 65 Anacapa Island to mainland 19.6 08:52:19
2021 Sep 11 Kelley Schall Female 32 Anacapa Island to mainland 19.6 06:32:31
2021 Sep 13 Jacquelyn Braggin Female 34 Anacapa Island to mainland 19.6 05:55:21
2021 Sep 18 Pat Gallant-Charette Female 70 Anacapa Island to mainland 19.6 09:22:27
2021 Sep 25 Jessica Kieras Female 41 Mainland to Anacapa Island 19.6 07:08:42
2021 Oct 4 Krista Anderson Female 50 Anacapa Island to mainland 19.6 06:40:35
2021 Oct 7 Ross Simmons Male 58 Anacapa Island to mainland 19.6 05:35:43
2021 Oct 16 Cynthia Aguilar Valdéz Female 40 Anacapa Island to mainland 19.6 06:55:22
2022 Jun 22 Suzanne Heim Bowen Female 63 Anacapa Island to mainland 19.6 05:40:00
2022 Jul 9 Sidney Russell Female 34 Mainland to Anacapa Island 19.6 07:28:00
2022 Jul 20 Martin Henriksen Male 48 Anacapa Island to mainland 19.6 05:37:26
2022 Aug 11 Steven Robles Male 58-59 Anacapa Island to mainland 19.6 09:10:00
2022 Sep 2 Camilla Shaffer Female Anacapa Island to mainland 19.6 09:16:00
2022 Sep 20 Karina Garcia Female 36 Anacapa Island to mainland 19.6 05:24:00
2022 Sep 20 Karina Garcia Female 36 Mainland to Anacapa Island 19.6 13:10:00
2022 Oct 1 Deborah Jourdain Female Anacapa Island to mainland 19.6 07:56:00
2022 Oct 11 Boguslaw Ogrodnik Male 57 Anacapa Island to mainland 19.6 09:32:00
2022 Oct 18 Kerianne Brownlie Female 29-30 Anacapa Island to mainland 19.6 06:25:00
2022 Nov 6 Melanie Tyrrell Female 52-53 Anacapa Island to mainland 19.6 07:48:00

Santa Cruz

Date Name Gender Age Nation Route Km Time
1983 Aug 16 David Yudovin Male 32 Santa Cruz Island to mainland (Ventura County) 30.6 15:15:30
1984 Aug 18 Ashby Harper Male 67 Santa Cruz Island to mainland (Santa Barbara County) 37.8 16:24:00
2006 Sep 7 Paul Lewis Male 45-46 Santa Cruz Island to mainland (Santa Barbara County) 37.8 13:16:30
2006 Oct 4 Ned Denison Male 48 Santa Cruz Island to mainland (Ventura County) 30.6 10:27:06
2007 Jul 7 Rendy Lynn Opdycke Female 23 Santa Cruz Island to mainland (Santa Barbara County) 37.8 10:51:00
2007 Aug 14 Kathleen Wilson Female 44 Santa Cruz Island to mainland (Ventura County) 30.6 11:43:00
2007 Sep 23 Kevin Murphy Male 58 Santa Cruz Island to mainland (Santa Barbara County) 37.8 17:31:00
2011 Jul 15 Tina Neill Female 45 Santa Cruz Island to mainland (Ventura County) 30.6 10:33:09
2012 Sep 15 Evan Morrison Male 32 Santa Cruz Island to mainland (Ventura County) 30.6 09:47:39
2013 Jul 26 Maria Regina Matheu Female 48-49 Santa Cruz Island to mainland (Ventura County) 30.6 11:40:44
2013 Sep 20 Jim McConica Male 62 Santa Cruz Island to mainland (Ventura County) 30.6 08:59:58
2018 Sep 12 Marilyn Korzekwa Female 61 Santa Cruz Island to mainland (Ventura County) 30.6 18:45:00
2019 Jan 12 Caroline Block Female 34 Mainland (Ventura County) to Santa Cruz Island 30.6 14:56:42
2019 Sep 24 Karina Garcia Female 33 Santa Cruz Island to mainland (Ventura County) 30.6 10:39:15
2021 Aug 13 Jessica Kieras Female 41 Santa Cruz Island to mainland (Ventura County) 30.6 09:26:41

Santa Rosa

Date Name Gender Age Nation Route Km Time
2008 Jul 12 Marc Lewis Male 45-46 Santa Rosa Island to mainland 44.3 15:46:19
2018 Oct 8 Caroline Block Female 34 Santa Rosa Island to mainland 44.3 20:36:49

San Miguel

Date Name Gender Age Nation Route Km Time
2008 Sep 26 Penny Palfrey Female 46 San Miguel Island to mainland 41.7 11:29:33

Santa Cruz two-way

Date Name Gender Age Nation Route Km Time
2018 Sep 21 Ken Mignosa Male 54 Mainland to Santa Cruz Island (via east Anacapa) to Mainland 66 29:22:22

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