Semana Nautica is a non-profit organization that promotes athletic and recreational activity in Santa Barbara via a series of public events every summer. This year marks the organization’s 75th annual summer sports festival.

Gene Deering

Deering has served on the non-profit’s board of directors for the last 5 years. He also serves on the board of the Santa Barbara Athletic Round Table and is a co-author of the Santa Barbara Athletic Association monthly profiles. A lifelong athlete, Deering formerly played soccer for UCSB and now takes part in various other local events.

Semana Nautica’s annual summer sports festival includes activities such as ocean swimming (1, 3, and 6 mile), age group and masters swimming, water polo, volleyball, beach biathlon, 15k road race, cycling, sailing, tennis, semipro baseball, the Krazy Kardboard Kayak Race and more. For additional information about Semana Nautica, visit

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