California Channel Islands

The Channel Islands are an archipelago off the coast of Southern California. This list includes inter-island swims and island circumnavigations (excluding Catalina) sanctioned by the Santa Barbara Channel Swimming Association.

Santa Barbara Channel and Catalina Channel swims are listed separately.

Route Swims First Fastest
Santa Barbara Island to mainland 1 Penny Palfrey - 2009 Penny Palfrey - 17:53:41 (2009)
San Clemente Island to mainland 1 Tina Neill - 2012 Tina Neill - 28:41:58 (2012)
Anacapa circumnavigation (CW) 1 Peter Hayden - 2014 Peter Hayden - 05:41:15 (2014)
Anacapa circumnavigation (CCW) 3 Elizabeth Fry - 2016 Elizabeth Fry - 06:40:25 (2016)
Santa Barbara Island circumnavigation 2 Natalie Merrow - 2015 Natalie Merrow - 02:41:58 (2015)
Anacapa Island to Santa Cruz Island 2 Scott Zornig - 2007 Santosh Patil - 02:12:49 (2012)
Santa Cruz Island to Anacapa Island 2 Lynn Kubasek - 2013 Dan Simonelli - 02:15:09 (2017)
Santa Rosa Island to Santa Cruz Island 3 Penny Palfrey - 2008 Penny Palfrey - 02:31:52 (2008)
Santa Cruz Island to Santa Rosa Island 1 Santosh Patil - 2014 Santosh Patil - 04:04:15 (2014)
San Miguel Island to Santa Rosa Island 2 Julian Rusinek - 2013 Julian Rusinek - 02:25:00 (2013)
Santa Barbara Island to Catalina Island 1 Peter Hayden - 2015 Peter Hayden - 13:27:35 (2015)
Anacapa circumnavigation + return to mainland 1 Peter Hayden - 2014 Peter Hayden - 12:40:00 (2014)
Santa Barbara Island circumnavigation + return to Catalina Island 1 Peter Hayden - 2015 Peter Hayden - 16:48:34 (2015)
San Clemente Island to Catalina Island 1 Dave Loeffler - 2018 Dave Loeffler - 15:29:10 (2018)

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California Channel Islands route
Date Name Gender Age Nation Route Km Time
2007 Oct 7 Scott Zornig M 48 Anacapa Island to Santa Cruz Island 9 02:18:44
2008 Jun 28 Penny Palfrey F 45 Santa Rosa Island to Santa Cruz Island 9.7 02:31:52
2008 Jun 28 Chris Palfrey M 50 Santa Rosa Island to Santa Cruz Island 9.7 02:52:05
2009 Sep 25 Penny Palfrey F 47 Santa Barbara Island to mainland 60.7 17:53:41
2012 Sep 6 Tina Neill F 46 San Clemente Island to mainland 83.7 28:41:58
2012 Oct 13 Santosh Patil M 31 Anacapa Island to Santa Cruz Island 9 02:12:49
2013 Aug 31 Lynn Kubasek F 55 Santa Cruz Island to Anacapa Island 9 05:08:25
2013 Sep 21 Julian Rusinek M San Miguel Island to Santa Rosa Island 5.8 02:25:00
2014 Sep 3 Peter Hayden M 56 Anacapa circumnavigation (CW) 17.7 05:41:15
2014 Sep 3 Peter Hayden M 56 Anacapa circumnavigation + return to mainland 37.7 12:40:00
2014 Oct 25 Santosh Patil M 33 Santa Cruz Island to Santa Rosa Island 9.7 04:04:15
2015 Sep 1 Natalie Merrow F Santa Barbara Island circumnavigation 8 02:41:58
2015 Sep 17 Peter Hayden M 57 Santa Barbara Island circumnavigation 8 03:20:59
2015 Sep 17 Peter Hayden M 57 Santa Barbara Island to Catalina Island 39.3 13:27:35
2015 Sep 18 Peter Hayden M 57 Santa Barbara Island circumnavigation + return to Catalina Island 46.7 16:48:34
2016 Nov 4 Elizabeth Fry F 58 Anacapa circumnavigation (CCW) 17.7 06:40:25
2016 Nov 4 Fionnuala Walsh F 42 Anacapa circumnavigation (CCW) 17.7 06:40:25
2016 Nov 4 Ned Denison M 58 Anacapa circumnavigation (CCW) 17.7 06:40:25
2017 Sep 26 Dan Simonelli M 51 San Miguel Island to Santa Rosa Island 5.8 02:30:00
2017 Sep 26 Dan Simonelli M 51 Santa Rosa Island to Santa Cruz Island 9.7 04:05:30
2017 Sep 27 Dan Simonelli M 51 Santa Cruz Island to Anacapa Island 9 02:15:09
2018 Oct 8 Dave Loeffler M 53 San Clemente Island to Catalina Island 36.5 15:29:10

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