September Successes

Posted by SBCSA, 5 October 2016

The SBCSA congratulates Rachel G. Horn (age 31) who swam 12.2 miles on September 17th from Anacapa Island to Oxnard in 6 hours, 54 minutes, 39 seconds. Observer Jane Cairns reported the conditions were “beautiful.” A large gathering of supporters greeted Rachel on Silver Strand Beach.

Peter Lofquist (age 55) of Mesa, AZ conquered the swim from Anacapa Island to Oxnard in 7 hours, 14 minutes, 6 seconds on September 24th. He became the 53rd person to conquer the channel. Peter’s swim was observed by Dave Van Mouwerik.

Finally, congratulations to Jim Cherry (age 60) of Ojai who became the 54th person to swim Anacapa having completed the crossing in 7 hours, 5 min and 34 seconds. Jim’s swim was observed by Theo Schmeeckle.

Rachel Horn

Peter Lofquist


Annual Banquet & Cruise - Saturday, November 5th in San Pedro

The 2016 Banquet is set. Once again, we will be honoring our 2016 swimmers aboard the 90’ Spirit yacht with a dinner and cruise in San Pedro harbor. Please mark your calendars for Saturday evening, November 5th!

Tickets are $64, or $52 for SBCSA lifetime members. Please RSVP by October 31, via PayPal or by sending a personal check and the names of your party to:

Scott Zornig 1 Rockrose Ct Coto de Caza, CA 92679

santabarbarachannelswim.org/banquet

Chilled Jumbo Shrimp, Scored Crab Claws & Legs, Norwegian Smoked Salmon, Marinated Steak Skewers, Sesame Chicken Skewers, Charbroiled Vegetable Skewers, Swedish Meatballs, Steamed Rice, Caesar Green Salad, Garden Fresh Vegetables & Dips, Gourmet Assorted Cheese Cakes.

And did we forget to mention? Unlimited white wine and margaritas.


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