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

Apply now for 2023 swims.


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!

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