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Fear No Pier participants under the pier at Huntington Beach, including Lynn Kubasek, Julian Rusinek, Ray Meltvedt, Theo Schmeeckle, Natalie Merrow, Tanya MacLean, and Scott Zornig just after finishing their 19th stage swim. Photo by WOWSA

noun - An around-the-pier swim is a out-and-back open water swimming competition around a coastal pier.

The Huntington Beach around-the-pier swim is a charity swim for the local group.

There are many pier-to-pier open water swims and around-the-pier open water swims along the coast of California. Pier-to-pier swims are related to but dissimilar from around-the-pier swims.

Piers in California

Southern California

  • Coronado Ferry Landing, San Diego
  • Crystal Pier, San Diego County
  • San Clemente Pier, Orange County
  • Manhattan Beach Pier, Los Angeles County
  • Stearns Wharf, Santa Barbara
  • Balboa Pier, Newport Beach
  • Belmont Veterans Memorial Pier, Long Beach
  • Hermosa Beach pier, Hermosa Beach
  • Huntington Beach Pier, Huntington Beach
  • Newport Pier, Newport Beach
  • Ocean Beach Pier, San Diego
  • Oceanside Pier, Oceanside
  • Redondo Beach pier, Redondo Beach
  • Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica
  • Broadway Pier, San Diego
  • Malibu Pier, Malibu
  • Catalina Island Pier, Catalina Island
  • Pacific Beach Pier, San Diego
  • Seal Beach Pier, Seal Beach
  • Venice Pier, Venice

Central California

  • Pismo Beach, San Luis Obispo
  • Port Hueneme, Venture
  • Port San Luis (Harford) Pier, San Luis Obispo County
  • San Simeon Pier, San Luis Obispo County
  • Sea Cliff State Park Pier, Santa Cruz County
  • Santa Cruz Wharf, Santa Cruz
  • Still Water Cove Pier, Monterey County
  • Stearns Wharf, Santa Barbara
  • Ventura Pier, Ventura
  • Avila Pier, Avila
  • Cayucos Pier, San Luis Obispo
  • Goleta Pier, Goleta

Northern California

  • Capitola, Monterey Bay
  • Monterey, Monterey
  • San Mateo Pier, San Mateo
  • Pier 41, San Francisco
  • Elephant Rock Pier, Tiburon
  • Point Pinole Pier, Richmond
  • Trinidad Pier, Humboldt County
  • B Street Pier, Crescent City
  • Alameda Mole, Alameda
  • Berkeley Pier, Berkeley
  • Hyde Street Pier, San Francisco
  • Oakland Long Wharf, Oakland
  • Pacifica Pier, Pacifica
  • Pier 39, San Francisco
  • Santa Cruz Wharf, Santa Cruz

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