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Catalina Channel - Fastest Circumnavigation of Catalina Island

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Location: Santa Catalina Island, California

Country: USA

Current Record Holder[edit]

Forrest Nelson

Country: USA

Time: 25 hours 34 minutes

Previous Record Holder[edit]

Cindy Cleveland

Country: USA

Time: 34 hours 24 minutes. Cleveland started at 9 pm on August 13th 1979 near Avalon on Santa Catalina Island. She swam counterclockwise, finishing back at Avalon in the early morning of Aug 15th to become the first person to complete a solo circumnavigation of Santa Catalina Island.