Sushchikh takes first at Semana Nautica 15k

Sergey Sushchikh won Wednesday morning's Semana Nautica 4th of July 15k race with a time of 48:57, winning the Semana Nautica 15k for the first time after two near misses. "It's just always been a … [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...]

O’Siadhail, Roy win in Semana Nautica biathlon debuts

Not even a wrong lef turn could keep Irishman Donncha O’Siadhail from winning the Semana Nautica 5-mile biathlon on Saturday. O’Siadhail was so dominant in the 1-mile swim of the race that he had … [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...]

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...]

2010 Presidio Sports Beach Soccer Summer Slam

There were discussions over food and drink at Union Ale on Saturday night about how to bring permanent soccer courts to the sand of West Beach. That's how much fun the first-ever Beach Soccer … [Read more...]