A non-profit association to support and sanction marathon swims in the Channel Islands region of California

Apply now for 2023 swims.

Banquet Info (Jan 28 in Ventura)


Steps to Swim with the SBCSA

  1. Choose a swim route.
  2. Make arrangements with an escort boat and identify your support crew.
  3. Submit a sanction application:
  4. The SBCSA will assign an observer to your swim.
  5. Train.
  6. Swim across!

2022 Swim Successes

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