2015 Semana Nautica Award Winners

The Semana Nautica Association is pleased to announce the award winners from this summer's festival. Taylor Steffen, Karen Schultz, Stuart Sato and Curly Guillen will all be recognized on Thursday, … [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...]

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...]

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...]

Montgomery, Casebeer take down CBVA Santa Barbara Open

Local boys Will Montgomery and Jeremy Casebeer won Sunday’s CBVA Santa Barbara Open at East Beach, coming from behind in the championship match to defeat Adam Cabbage and Andrew Fuller 12-21, 21-15, … [Read more...]

Morrison wins second distance swim of 2012 Semana Nautica

Evan Morrison was the distance champion of this year’s Semana Nautica ocean swim events. One week after taking the 3-mile swim in choppy water off East Beach, he captured the 6-mile swim from … [Read more...]

Dome wins 76th Santa Barbara Tennis Open

A twister blew through the 76th Santa Barbara Open. Top-seeded Andre Dome, unleashing a fierce, twisting, two-fisted forehand and backhand and a big serve, overpowered Cal Poly teammate Marco … [Read more...]