FIRST THINGS FIRST: Fill out the online registration form! Do it by June 30th if you want reserved parking in Monterey.

Friday, July 27
5:30 The Bar at Monterey Yacht Club opens


Most participants arrive Monterey, park in regatta reserved section, pay for slip assignment at harbormaster's office, and launch.  
Reserved parking only available for all three days for $59.00 payable with registration to PY'ers.   Reservations no longer accepted after June 30th. Those not pre-reserved can use public parking kiosk or pay @ Harbormaster's office for any available spots.   Several boats are expected to launch and sail down from Moss Landing, but not as an official part of Cruiser Challenge.   Shuttling cars/trailers if not sailing back Sunday would have to be worked out by the individuals.   Reserved parking at the Monterey waterfront is a privilege, is not refundable, and we must pre-pay.... so deadline is June 30.

5:30 pm: Happy Hour at Monterey Peninsula Yacht Club.

Happy Hour is open to the public; this is not an official Cruiser Challenge event.

Saturday, July 28
Before 8:00 am: Rig and Launch



Arrive before 8:00 am and park, rig and launch at the Monterey Yacht Harbor.

Pay your berth fees at Harbormaster's Office
If you didn't pre-pay for reserved parking, you'll need to use the kiosk to purchase a ticket.

8:00 - 9:00 a.m. at the
Monterey Peninsula Yacht Club

Event Registration. Sign in and complete the required liability waivers.

9:00 am: Skipper's meeting at MPYC
We will pass out course maps and explain the starting sequence.
11:30. Start of the first race, followed by lunch on the water.
Click here for a description of the format for this race and of the awards for the participants. Pack a lunch to eat on your boat after the first race. Also click here for the Eligibility and Regatta Rules
1:00 pm: Start of second race.   Conditions permitting, a third race will follow.

The racing continues.  Click here for more information.  If you decide to drop out and head for the bar at the yacht club, you won't have far to sail!

Click here for the Eligibility and Regatta Rules.

4:00 pm  Bar opens at MPYC The cash bar at Monterey Peninsula Yacht Club opens.
5:00 p.m. or as soon as race results are compiled The Awards Ceremony begins!  Dinner will be served at MPYC immediately following the awards ceremony.

Sunday, July 29



Whale watching flotilla and/or cruise/race back to Moss Landing for those returning there.

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