Patrick Horn served on the crew of the SF to SB Relay, an attempt to swim 339 miles (545.5 km) from San Francisco to Santa Barbara along the California coast. Horn helped Captain Vito Bialla and swimmers Phil Cutti, Dave Holscher, Joe Locke, Kim Chambers and Zack Jirkovsky swim non-stop for 6 days before the swim was unexpected halted due to safety when the athletes encountered bloom after bloom of venomous jellyfish.
Horn was also a crew member of the Nighttrain228 together with the Night Train Swimmers who did a California Coastal Swim, a 228-mile relay swim under the direction of captain Vito Bialla with Hal McCormick and Patrick Horn as well as relay members Phil Cutti, David Holscher, Zach Jirkovsky, Luane Rowe, Blair Cannon, and Grace van der Byl with Walter Bean Scott as the alternate swimmer between 22-26 August 2013.
SF to SB Relay
Two-way Farallon Relay
Horn was a member of the unprecedented attempt of a two-way Farallon relay, a 6-person 60-mile (95.6 km) relay from the Golden Gate Bridge to the Farallon Islands in the Pacific Ocean off the coast of San Francisco Bay, on 25 April 2015. The team stopped on a one-way crossing at the buoy located at Fisherman's Cove at the South Farallon Island after 29.68 miles in 14 hours 9 minutes in rough seas. The swim was sanctioned by the Farallon Islands Swimming Association. Members included Emily Kreger, Patti Bauernfeind, Simon Dominguez, Kim Chambers, Ashley Horne, Dave Holscher, Kate Webber, Captain Vito Bialla, co-captain Patrick Horne and Dr. David Ogden.
- Night Train Swimmers website
- Open Water Swimming website
- Drive Up, Swim Down, An Unprecedented California Adventure
- Kraving For Food In The Open Water
- When Jellyfish Replace Sharks
- Night Train Swimmers Announce World Record Relay Attempt
- Doing Good While Swimming With Sharks And Jellies
- Blue And White And Perhaps Red All Over
- The Night Train Going From Gaviota, Culminating In Coronado
- Marathon Swimming versus Marathon Running
- Swimming With Bait Balls
- Phil Cutti, Lead-off Man For Nighttrain228
- Prequel To Sequel
- Rough And Tough. No Guts, No Glory
- World Open Water Swimming Association
- Camaraderie On The High Seas
- Swimming With Seals, Afraid Of Apex
- Monday Monday, If You Can Believe Your Eyes And Ears
- When Man Is Mightier Than Machine
- Night Train Swimmers Do It In 100 Hours
- Great Job Daddy. Welcome Home
- Phil Cutti Finishes The Job After 100 Hours
- Luane Rowe Does Her Job Well, Quietly
- Zach Jirkovsky Is All Smiles After 100 Hours Of Swimming
- David Holscher Gets The Job Done Harmoniously
- Grace Van Der Byl Triumphantly Tired
- Craig Lenning Has The Right Stuff After 47 Years
- Gotta Good Feeling About The Farallons
- Big Day Out On The Ocean (Atlantic Division)
- Big Day Out On The Ocean (Pacific Division)
- 4.4 nm To Go For Craig Lenning
- So Far, So Good For Craig Lenning
- Craig Lenning's 15 Hours 46 Minutes Ends 47-Year Hiatus
- Evans, Erikson And Lenning - Three With The Right Stuff
- Were Records Made To Be Broken In Open Water?
- Do You Krave GU Or Maxim?
- Record-setting Relays Rock 'N Roll
- What Have You Eaten In The Open Water?