Dawn Brooks

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Dawn Brooks is an escort pilot with the Santa Barbara Channel Swimming Association. She is a certified USCG Master Captain 50GRT Tow/Sail at Pacific Ocean and is a Kayak Guide at Blue Ocean Kayaking and Channel Islands Kayak Center, an Adventure Technician in High Ropes, Challenge Course Facilitator, Rock Climbing Guide, Belay Slave at Camp Ramah in Ojai, California.

Escort Highlights

Peter Hayden's Circumnavigation

Pat Gallant-Charette's Santa Barbara Channel Crossing

Captain Dawn Brooks escorted Pat Gallant-Charette on her 19.6 km Santa Barbara Channel crossing of 9 hours 22 minutes on 18 September 2021 with escort crew members Jean Murdoch-Gallant, Dana Brooks and kayaker Jerry Sellers, and Santa Barbara Channel Swimming Association observer Peter Hayden. Gallant-Charette completed a crossing from Anacapa Island to the California mainland to become the oldest individual to complete the California Triple Crown of Open Water Swimming and the Santa Barbara Channel crossing at the age of 70 years and 228 days.

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