We recommend you begin this process at least 90 days prior to the day you want to swim. If you are wondering WHY you would want to partner with MBSA for this swim (vs. going at it alone), please read our commitment to your swim.
Plan Your Swim
Monterey Bay offers a variety of swims to challenge all levels of swimmers. Each swim has its own unique characteristics, challenges, and qualifying swim requirements.
If you are new to open water marathon swimming, you may want to start with one of the recommended swim routes (non-sanctioned swims).
If you are an experience ultra-marathon swimmer, check out the two MBSA sanctioned swims.
Intent to Swim
Contact MBSA to let you know your plan to swim the Monterey Bay. We'll reach out to you with more information about signing up, selecting boats, and planning your swim.
Pilot & Crew