Brewer, Faust announced as Ocean Swimmers of the Year

For Immediate Release – August 26, 2013 SANTA BARBARA, CALIF. — The Santa Barbara Semana Nautica Association is pleased to announce the winners of this year's Semana Nautica Ocean Swimmers of the … [Read more...]

Introducing the 2012 Festival Poster

Here is the fresh-off-the-presses 2012 Semana Nautica festival poster designed by Andrea Russell. Less than a month away, we're excited to be putting the final touches on what will be a great 75th … [Read more...]

A look back at the 74th Semana Nautica Festival

If they weren’t dripping wet with ocean or pool water, they were drenched in sweat from taking part in events at the 74th annual Semana Nautica summer sports festival. Participants were either … [Read more...]

Video Highlights (2011)

Here are some videos from this year's Semana Nautica Sports Festival... If you have any video highlights from Semana Nautica that you would like posted on our site, please submit a link via our … [Read more...]

Clark preps for his specialty at Reef and Run duathalon

Jon Clark tuned up to defend his Semana Nautica Biathlon title this weekend by winning Tuesday night’s Santa Barbara Reef and Run Series duathalon at East Beach. Tuesday's event was part of the … [Read more...]

Mullen & Henzell 1-Mile Ocean Swim Recap

By Barry Punzal, PresidioSports.com After a career of competing around the world, swimmer Mark Warkentin has become a homebody. That doesn’t bode well for competitors who aim to win events like … [Read more...]

Mullen & Henzell 3-Mile Ocean Swim Recap & Results

By Barry Punzal, PresidioSports.com About the only thing missing at East Beach on Sunday morning was the chant, “Aussie Aussie Aussie, Oi Oi Oi.” Australians Max Halson and Luane Rowe took the … [Read more...]

McGuire-Dykstra dominate, win Santa Barbara Open title

By Barry Punzal, PresidioSports.com Andy McGuire, the senior libero on UCSB’s national runner-up men’s volleyball team, returned to Santa Barbara and brought some Gaucho magic with him. McGuire … [Read more...]

2011 CBVA Women’s Open Volleyball

By Barry Punzal, PresidioSports.com Kathrin Winkler and Tarin Keith, a pair of triple-A players, won their second California Beach Volleyball Association tournament title on Saturday, beating … [Read more...]

2011 Festival Overview

By Barry Punzal, PresidioSports.com Swimming, running, beach volleyball, softball and tennis — sports many Santa Barbarans love to do — will take center stage for the next two weekends as part of … [Read more...]