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Beneteau Rendezvous at Catalina Island
August 4 @ 8:00 am - August 6 @ 12:00 pm
Join us for our annual Beneteau Rendezvous at Two Harbor, Catalina Island for possibly the MOST FUN YOU WILL HAVE THIS SUMMER! If you have not been to one of our annual rendezvous events, mark your calendar, you won’t want to miss it again!
Registration is now closed.
Intinerary below as well.
Dear Beneteau Owner and Friends:
South Coast Yachts, Naos Yachts, and Beneteau America cordially invite you to attend the 2017 Beneteau Rendezvous! This year’s event is scheduled for August 4th-6th at Isthmus Cove, Catalina Island. Keep in mind many sailors head over on Thursday the 3rd to extend their time on the island and claim moorings. Moorings are first come /first serve, but if you are registered, they are expecting you. Please join dozens of other Beneteau owners and friends for this fun and festive weekend. Don’t wait… RSVP below and fill out your attendance form. All boat brands and new friends are welcome! “The more, the merrier!” See You There!
Thursday August 3rd
Flotilla from San Diego, departs at 6am, Ballast Point. All are welcome, call to join us! Sailing with up to 20 other boats is Fun! Communicate on VHF channel 72.
4-6pm Arrive at Two Harbors. Grab your mooring and mellow into the Island pace. See you at the Harbor Reef Bar??!! “Wear something Beneteau” so we can find each other! (no scheduled activity, just island fun)
Friday August 4th
The first half of this day is free for you to enjoy the Isthmus, go snorkeling, hiking, nap on the
boat……it’s vacation…relax ..enjoy! Rick Day from “Audacious” will lead a snorkelling trip over to the cove to see the lemon sharks by dinghys. (safe) Depart at 2pm.
4-6pm: Register at the “Beneteau Compound”, receive your gift bag, goodies, and T-shirts. (2017 Beneteau burgee too!) Look for the “B” flags flying!
6pm: Welcome Party, Happy Hour starts and the Bar is open! Hosted Bar and food all evening!
7pm: Island Luau Buffett on the beach.
8pm til….???: Music, Dancing, Limbo, Raffle prizes, FUN, FUN, FUN! Meet new sailing friends, share adventurous sailing tales! Make some up. Dance and enjoy the evening under the stars!
Saturday August 5th
9-10am: “Two Harbors Hot Breakfast” (please be on time because good food goes fast!)
10am-Noon: “Seminars in the Sand”
Beneteau Updates with South Coast/ Naos Teams discuss “What’s new with Beneteau”
Hot service topics
Safety at Sea, *Welcome back Bruce Brown!
Other speakers scheduled
12:00-1:30pm: BYO Lunch or go to the Harbor Reef Café. (No noon BBQ this year)
1:30-4:00pm: “Ship Rock Challenge Regatta” Sail our New Beneteau Sailboats or yours for one of the most picturesque afternoons in Southern California! Professional Photographer, Cynthia Sinclair and video planned. Photo Op Picture of your Boat under sail! Sail trim seminars underway. Sail the new Beneteau Oceanis 45, Lagoon 420,or drive the new Swift Trawler 44!
4:30-6:00pm: Dinghy Raft up at Host Boats “Audacious”, “Swift Trawler 44” & New Beneteaus from South Coast & Naos, Bring your best cocktail or appetizer recipe to share and taste! This is always a memorable one!
6:00-9:00pm: “Red Neck Yacht Club” Theme party, “Dress as your favorite Pontoon Drivin’. Country Music Blarin’, Good ‘ol Boy or Girl”!” Prizes for best outfit. “2 Open BBQs”. BYO food to cook, light appetizers served, CASH BAR. New Isthmus rules this year don’t allow us to bring our own alcohol, so full cash bar available. Music on the beach, raffle prizes, dancing and big prizes!
Sunday August 6th
Lift anchor, sail off at your leisure. Safe voyage home! (Continue decompression)
IMPORTANT: You are responsible for Paying for Your Own Mooring. Contact Catalina Island Harbor Master Info: (310) 510-4253 A dinghy is a good idea. Saves $$! (Shore boat) VHF Channel 9