He swam the outbound leg via east and south around Anacapa Island and then returned back to the mainland for a total route distance of 41 miles (65.98 km).
This was the second longest solo marathon swim in California Channel Islands history.
Mignosa was supported by Captains Dawn Brooks and Alicia Stratton, crew chief Amy Appelhans Gubser, and paddlers Miguel Melendez, Russell Kenny, and Ryan Rockenbach. Jane Cairns and Charles Slosberg observed the swim for the Santa Barbara Channel Swimming Association.
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