2016 Semana Nautica Festival Announcement

Santa Barbara’s Semana Nautica Summer Sports Festival returns for 79th Year with over a dozen local athletic events scheduled from June 29 through July 10. All Semana Nautica events are free for … [Read more...]

Gabriel makes it two straight in the beach biathlon

Santa Barbara's Cuyler Gabriel made it two for two in the Semana Nautica Biathlon, defending his title on Friday at East Beach by beating out Kyle Visin, Scott Mahan and Ed Smith . Gabriel, a … [Read more...]

Brewer, Smith win ‘Ocean Swimmer of the Year’ series

Ben Brewer and Olivia Smith - the 2014 Ocean Swimmers of the Year - will receive special recognition from the Semana Nautica Association for their outstanding performances in connection with this … [Read more...]

With Santa Barbara Open kicking off, Semana Nautica 2014 officially underway

The Santa Barbara Open tennis tournament and Semana Nautica are still going strong in their 70s. Celebrating its 78th year, the Santa Barbara Open is the kickoff event for the 77th annual Semana … [Read more...]

Semana Nautica’s summer festival ready for 2014

For Immediate Release – May 2, 2014 The Santa Barbara Semana Nautica Association is pleased to announce the sporting events that make up the 77th annual Santa Barbara Semana Nautica Summer Sports … [Read more...]

Olivera, McCarty win Semana Nautica 15k

Robert Olivera and Sergey Sushchikh’s friendly rivalry was at an all time high during this year’s annual 4th of July Semana Nautica 15k race. Olivera won the race with a time of 48:36, and with … [Read more...]

New in 2013: Ocean Swimmer of the Year Award

This year's festival will for the first time recognize an outstanding male and female ocean swimming athlete with the Semana Nautica Ocean Swimmer of the Year Award. To qualify for this … [Read more...]

CBVA Santa Barbara Results

Battling the fading light and an energized opponent, Hawk Hatcher and Parker Kalmbach came back from a set down in the day's final match to win the Santa Barbara CBVA Open on Sunday. Hatcher and … [Read more...]

Welcome to the 2013 Semana Nautica Summer Sports Festival

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Santa Barbara Semana Nautica Association is pleased to announce the sporting events that make up the 76th annual Santa Barbara Semana Nautica Summer Sports Festival. For a … [Read more...]

75th Semana Nautica festival packed with great memories

One of the beautiful things about the Semana Nautica summer sports festival is the unpredictability of the events. The athletes who participated in the ocean swims can attest to that. Those who … [Read more...]