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 [...]

The Tsugaru Current Runs Strong Unpredictably

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California. The notorious Tsugaru Current turned its back on yet another accomplished marathon swimmer this late evening in northern Japan. Brad McVetta, a Triple Crown swimmer with successful swims across [...]

Challenging The Oceans Seven In Asia

Courtesy of WOWSA, Huntington Beach, California The Oceans Seven includes 2 channels in the United Kingdom (North Channel and English Channel), 1 channel in the Mediterranean (Strait of Gibraltar), 1 channel in Oceania (Cook Strait), [...]

Tacking The Tsugaru

Like all the other Oceans Seven swims, channel swimmers around the world are gearing up for the Tsugaru Channel. In addition to the good number of Japanese relays with masters swimmers, channel swimmers from South [...]

Travel To Tsugaru, Journeys To Japan

Some countries just seem so far away from the average American or British open water swimmer. These far-flung nations are geographically distant, culturally separate and linguistically different. The food is nothing like home and the [...]

Channel and Marathon Swims in Japan

Channel and Marathon Swims in Japan The Far East is so far away. But island nations like Japan present a number of wonderfully challenging opportunities for ocean swims from the tropical waters of Okinawa to [...]

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