2024 New Year’s Day Alcatraz/Cove

January 1, 2024

Thanks to SERC for hosting their annual New Year’s Day Alcatraz swim and maintaining the tradition of our two clubs starting the year together. This swim was not timed. Conditions were beautiful and the jump was right on slack with a slight flood rising as the swim progressed.

Dolphin Club swimmers completing the crossing from Alcatraz: Gary Arabatyan, Lauren Au Brinkmeyer, Regina Bianucci Rus, Tom Brown, Ben Chun, Jeffrey Citron, Daniel DeLeon, Kathleen Duffy, Elspeth Farmer, Joe Ferrero, John Gibbon, Marci Glazer, Lewis Haidt, Ernst Halperin, Robin Hart, Ryan Hedum, David Holscher, Kati Hopman, Mackenzie Kirk, Keira Koss-Baker, Heather Kremer, Sean Lavelle, Alice Ma, Alix Marduel, Sean McFadden, John Melcher, Mike Mitchell, Devan Nielsen, Greg Norris, Anne Obendorf, Anna Olsen, David O’Reilly, Eric Reed, Lawrence Remstedt, Miranda Rouse, Anna Schatz, Wendy Schuss, Kala Sherman-Presser, Ally Sillins, Joe Spallone, ELizabeth Stein, Andy Stone, Michael Tschantz-Hahn, Laura Vartain, Mitch Witek

Pilots (kayak and wooden): Susan Allen, Marcus Auerbuch, Jon Bielinski, Catherine Breed, Barbara Byrnes, George Chamales, Karin Christenson, Barry Christian, Ken Coren, James Dilworth, Tony Foe, Diane Jackson, Charmaine Leonard, Dominic Lusinchi, Tom McCall, Sunny McKee, Dolores Meehan, Raine O’Conner, Don Osborne, Holly Reed, John Robiola, Tobias Sieg, Willis Stebbins, Pete Strietmann, Sara Wessen Chang, Lisa Weaver, Dave Zovickian

Motorized pilots: Nathaniel Berger, Tim Kruetzen, Will Kushner, Tim McElligott, Abby Mohan, Joseph Omran, Nihan Tiryaki, Diane Walton, Ramsey Williams, Eric Wind, Sharon Wong

Test swimmer: Peter Cullinan
Test swim pilots: Nathaniel Berger, Ben Chun, Tim McElligott

New Year Day Cove swimmers include Bonnie Jacobson, Morgan Kulla, Marie Sayles, Jim Frew, Robin Rome, Will Powning, Era Osibe, Chloe Noonan, Janice Wood.

Sustenance and caffeine: Alix Marduel, Sue Garfield

And thanks Joni Beemsterboer, Bobby Lu for helping with cleaning up.

Please contact swim commissioners (swim@dolphinclub.org) if your name is missing from the list.

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