Fins Up In The Maui Channel

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. 62-year-old Bill Goding [shown above], Quinn Riordan and Masa from Japan swam a three-man solo crossing from Lanai Island to Maui across the Maui Channel this afternoon in a [...]

Ex Marks The Spot In The Maui Channel

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Penelope Nagel completed an unprecedented crossing across the Maui Channel from the island of Lānaʻi to Napili, Maui. Her 7 hour 42 minute shore-to-shore swim started with the sunrise [...]

Four Days Of Fun And Competition In Hawaii

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. With the postponement of the Pan Pacific Swimming Championships 10 km marathon swim to Maui on August 31st (see related article here), it will be an incredible 4 days [...]

The Beauty And Artistry Of Ocean Swimming

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Kaeti Bailie is an artist who owns the Artifax International Gallery and Gifts store in Sonoma, California, but she moonlights as an open water swimmer. "I like to start [...]

Red Sky At Night, Swimmer’s Delight

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. "Red sky at night, sailor’s delight. Red sky in morning, sailor’s warning,” so goes the mariner's saying. Back in September 2004 when the sky was red, Betsy Jordan and [...]

Gator Wildlife In Florida With Bob Luce

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Bob Luce crossed the Maui Channel in May 1977 together with Bob Justman and Judy Collins in 6 hours 30 minutes. "I will say that the Maui Channel swim [...]

Racing Strips Of Yesteryear

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. Bob Justman, Judy Collins, and Bob Luce completed one of the early Maui Channel crossings when fewer than 10 people had completed the 9.6-mile crossing between the islands of [...]

Janet Lamott Was Never Far From Water

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. A swim out - paddle-out will be held at La Jolla Cove on June 28th for Janet Hill Lamott who passed away late last month. The long-time member of [...]

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