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...]

2015 Festival Schedule

The 2015 schedule makes up the 78th edition of Santa Barbara's ultimate summer sports festival. This year's festival is scheduled to begin on Wednesday, July 1st and runs through Sunday, July … [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...]

RESULTS: Semana Nautica Michelob Ultra SUP/Prone 5-Miles Race

Semana Nautica Michelob Ultra SUP/Prone paddle 5 miles racePresented by USSUPA Sunday, July 6, 2014 East Beach, Santa Barbara, California Place                                     Name         … [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...]

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...]