Guillen, O’Donnell triumph at 4th of July 15k

Happy 4th Santa Barbara! Curly Guillen and Annie O'Donnell get it done on our nation's birthday, each winning this morning's Semana Nautica 15k for the second year in a row. Full results on … [Read more...]

Roderick rises to occasion, wins Semana Nautica 6-miler

Alex Roderick had been thinking about doing the Semana Nautica 6-mile ocean swim for a year. He was up for it last summer, but at 16 he didn’t meet the event’s minimum age requirement for … [Read more...]

Maassen wins 79th Santa Barbara Tennis Open

Having grown up learning how to play at Santa Barbara Tennis Club, Graham Maassen felt right at home in the championship match of the Santa Barbara Tennis Open on Friday. Maassen, a former Channel … [Read more...]

Santa Barbara’s Semana Nautica Summer Sports Festival Returns for 78th Year

The Santa Barbara Semana Nautica Association is pleased to announce the sporting events that make up its 78th annual Summer Sports Festival. This year’s festival officially commences Wednesday, July 1 … [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...]

Photo Gallery: Semana Nautica 6-Mile Swim

  Starting at Goleta Beach and finishing at Hendry's Beach in Santa Barbara, the 2014 Semana Nautica 6-Mile Ocean Swim featured 44 contestants. Ed Smith was the fastest, completing the swim … [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...]

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...]

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...]