Posts by James Dilworth

Swim: Golden Gate Bridge to Bay Bridge

Kate & Rory came up to visit San Francisco after Kate completed a Catalina swim the week before. The swim from the Golden Gate Bridge to the Bay Bridge is about 9 miles, but it goes pretty quickly when you …

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Swim: Escape to Alcatraz!

The classic swim from Alcatraz to San Francisco is a well trodden path. But the tides aren’t always right for it, and it’s also kind of a short swim. A really fun alternative is the Escape TO Alcatraz… or rather …

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Swim Ocean Beach to Aquatic Park

This is a fun one…. never too far from shore, but with plenty of tricky current and swell to deal with. Sarah and the DFS team left Ocean Beach at the beginning of the flood with Steve, Terry and Kel …

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Boating in 2022

The Dolphin Club is uniquely positioned to offer a community boating program on the North shore of San Francisco. It’s not only in our history, but written into our agreement with the city. How we offer that program is up …

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Bay Bridge to Golden Gate in Under an Hour?

Jari’s at it again! This time we had our sights on the bridge-to-bridge record. Is it possible to swim from the Bay Bridge to the Golden Gate in under an hour. We picked a rocking ebb at the end of …

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Point Bonita to China Beach

This is just an incredibly tricky swim. Point Bonita on the Marin shoreline to the San Francisco side. Distance is only 3.5 miles. It’s difficult to because it’s exposed to the ocean, it crosses the main shipping channel in and …

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Angel Island Row, Camp ‘n Swim

A fun swim with some of my fellow Dolphin Club members. Cyrus, Steve and Kaitlin decided to swim around Angel Island before breakfast. Distance 5 miles. Timed to catch the last of the ebb and the beginning of the flood!…

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Oakland to SF (and Back again!)

So Jari is a machine in the water. Rumor has it he was on the Finnish national team. No-one’s going to question that. So we’re looking at the Dolphin Club record board, and something crops up. The women hold all …

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