The Catalina Channel, also known as the San Pedro Channel, is a 20.2-mile (32.5 km) waterway located between Santa Catalina Island and Southern California, USA. Solo swims and relays across the Catalina Channel are sanctioned and certified by the Catalina Channel Swimming Federation. It is part of the Oceans Seven and Triple Crown of Open Water Swimming challenges. Solo swims and relays in the Catalina Channel are governed by the Catalina Channel Swimming Federation