Semana Nautica’s Athlete of the Year Caitlin Swalec

The 2023 Semana Nautica Athlete of the Year is Caitlin Swalec, women's champion of the Stud Ironman and a top performer in multiple events. Besides the victory in the Stud Ironman, Swalec was the … [Read more...]

Bish, King claim 2023 Ocean Swimmer of the Year titles

John Bish earned his second-consecutive Ocean Swimmer of the Year title, while 16-year-old Alina King broke through as the female champion in the 2023 Semana Nautica Ocean Swimmer of the Year Point … [Read more...]

Semana Nautica honorees to be recognized August 10

The Semana Nautica Association looks forward to Thursday, August 10th when the honorees from the 2023 summer sports festival will be recognized at a special ceremony. All are welcome to join us at … [Read more...]

Semana Nautica Results Recap

The 84th Semana Nautica Summer Sports Festival was full of outstanding, inspiring athletic performance. Here's a recap highlighting the top performances from each event on the 2023 festival … [Read more...]

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Alumni, junior sailors come together for Sea Shell regattas

Sea Shell alumni gather for a group photo at the first annual Semana Nautica Alumni Sea Shell Regatta On July 2nd, the Santa Barbara Sea Shell Association held the current member junior Zimmerman … [Read more...]

Cabrillo Pavilion Open House

All Semana Nautica athletes and spectators are invited to explore the recently renovated Cabrillo Pavilion from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, July 1, and Sunday, July 2. The City of Santa … [Read more...]

Semana Nautica 2023 returns with many of Santa Barbara’s favorite sporting events

For the first time since before the pandemic, the Semana Nautica Summer Sports Festival will bring a full schedule of events to Santa Barbara starting June 24th. Among events returning this year … [Read more...]

Stud Ironman – July 2nd

The Stud Ironman is a classic rite of passage event for the city's nationally recognized Junior Lifeguard Program. This event is a swimming and running tour of the lifeguard towers and … [Read more...]

Semana Nautica 4th of July 5K Trail Run

Running on the 4th of July is a Santa Barbara tradition and the SB Running Association welcomes all to this year's Semana Nautica 5K Trail Run at Elings Park. All proceeds benefit youth running … [Read more...]