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Cave Dwelling In The Open Water

Video courtesy of Masayuki Moriya of Ocean Navi. Masayuki Moriya of Ocean Navi organizes all kinds of swims and ocean expeditions around Japan and the western Pacific Ocean. Some are competitions, some are solo channel [...]

Going Swimming On Holiday

A swim holiday is a growing niche in the open water swimming world. Popularized by SwimTrek, the swimming holiday market is booming with tour operators from Europe to Asia, the Caribbean to the South Pacific. [...]

Safeguarding Swims With The Japan Coast Guard

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. The Japan Coast Guard (or JCG or 海上保安庁) in Japanese, was formerly called the Maritime Safety Agency when it was founded in 1948. The JCG is the Japanese federal [...]

Staying Powered Across The Tsugaru Channel

We gotta like the solar panels that the Tsugaru Channel Swimming Association uses on the Tsugaru Channel solo and relays swims in Japan. With Ocean Navi's Masayuki Moriya coordinating land logistics, marine operations and online [...]

The Far East Is Far Out

If you are find yourself traveling on vacation to the Far East or on a business trip to Japan, check out Ocean-navi. Its members range from newbies to world-class, from pool specialists to ocean-oriented. Its [...]

What Does The Tsugaru Channel Look Like?

Tsugaru Channel Masayuki Moriya of Ocean-navi photographed and filmed Triple Crowner Brad McVetta's valient 17 hour 13 minute attempt of a Tsugaru Channel crossing from numerous angles above, below and at the water's surface. The [...]

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