Adventure Swims

Last year we kicked off Change Your Latitude weekend with a few adventure swims on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday evenings before race day on Sunday. Fisherman’s Quay with the Morning Mist and a few of our local swimmers with boats transported swimmers out to a couple of remote locations for an hour swim. For 2018 […]

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2018 Registration is OPEN!

2018 Change Your Latitude – 57° North Open Water Challenge will be held August 12th at the Sitka Sound Science Center beach in Sitka Alaska. Still the Northernmost open ocean race in the United States (and as far as we can tell planet Earth!) Register at www.bbsc.configio.com For early arriving swimmers we will again be offering […]

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2017 Results

2017 Race Results! What a great weekend (week for some) of swims! Pictures to follow soon and more on the events that we so thoroughly enjoyed! Thank you to all who came up to swim and a special thank you to all for your contributions to the Baranof Barracudas Swim Club!! Fisherman’s Quay, Murray Pacific, […]

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Weekend Schedule of Events

Hello Swimmers!!! I am attaching the current schedule of events for the 2017 Change Your Latitude – 57 North Open Water Challenge. We are looking forward to a great event again this year! With a record 17 swimmers (so far) registered for the 10k, as many more in the 3/6k combined and a growing school […]

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2017 CHANGE YOUR LATITUDE DATES

2017 Change Your Latitude – 57° North Open Water Challenge will be held August 13 in Sitka Alaska.  Still the Northernmost open ocean race in the United States (and as far as we can tell planet Earth!) Weekend events will begin for those who arrive Thursday or early Friday morning with a short swim along […]

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Schedule of events for 2016 Change Your Latitude!

SCHEDULE AND REMINDERS 2016 (PDF document in link) SATURDAY, August 6, 2016               Location: Sitka Sound Science Center – 834 Lincoln St 4:30 PM – Pre-Race Registration 5:00 Welcome, Introduction and Sitka Sound Swim History 5:15 Swimmer Safety and Course Review 5:30 USCG Auxiliary Course Safety 5:35 Kayaker Responsibilities 5:35 Safety Boats and Start/Finish Crew 5:50 Tips/Techniques/Additional […]

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