SCHEDULE

The 69th Catalina Ski Race

Hosted by the Long Beach Boat & Ski Club
FRIDAY & Saturday august 11 ~ 12, 2017!

 

 SCHEDULE of EVENTS

 

CSR CHILDRENS FOUNDATION Event – July 14th, 2017

9:00am – 3:00pm: Our event begins with the 23rd Annual Kid’s Day.

A fantastic event for children from surrounding areas held at Long Beach Marine Stadium. Come out to share a full day of water related activities including gifts and food for these amazing kids!! Volunteers are needed to help out! 

Set up begins at 7:00am. Enjoy the day spending time with the children both in and or out of the water. Clean up begins at 3:00pm. You cannot beat this rewarding experience!! Be sure to join other ski race team members giving their time and experience this special event.

Win or Lose the race, everyone wins at this event!

For more information call (714) 788-2516 or email jody@csrchildrensfoundation.org.


 

FRIDAY, August 11th 2017

All Team members MUST “Sign In” on FRIDAY to validate their entry!

10:00am – 3:00pm: Registration & Skier Sign-in and Skier Gear Safety Inspection: Hotel Maya Luna Solstice Room.  Bring your Wetsuit, Helmet, and Ski to sign in!

12:00 pm – 3:00 pm: Mandatory Race Boat Inspections for all competitors: Launch Ramp Area near the hotel.  All boats must be on the trailer. Call Gary Anderson @ (714)-962-0042 with any questions.

4:30pm: DRIVER / OBSERVER / NAVIGATOR MEETING. ROLL CALL at 4:30pm SHARP! Hotel Maya Salon De Reyes.  Photo ID’s REQUIRED for admission. {Only Credentialed Drivers, Observers & Navigators will be Admitted!}

No Alcohol permitted into this meeting. {Do NOT Be Late!!}


 

SATURDAY, AUGUST 12th 2017   { Race Day }

7:00am – 8:00am: SKI TEAM PARADE, DRIVERS LICENSE DROP-OFF, INVOCATION & U.S. NATIONAL ANTHEM.

All Ski Teams get a good luck send off from those on the shorelines before heading for the race starting point.

  • ONLY the entered RACE PARTICIPANTS are ALLOWED in the RACE BOATS! !
  • Mandatory License drop-off at the Victory Dock at the HOTEL Maya.
  • NO OTHER BOATS ALLOWED WITHIN 50 yards.

 

~ ~ ~  Viewing The Race   ~ ~ ~

8:53am SHARP: 69TH Catalina Ski Race STARTS Between Oil Island White and Island Grissom, inside Long Beach Harbor.

Split start, Minimum 7 minutes apart. (Weather/visibility permitting)
First flight: 24-foot boats @ 8:53am
Second flight: All Others @ 9:00am

RACERS FINISH: The Finish Line is just off the Queen Mary Stern Area.  The Race officially ends and scoring stops 3 hours after the start.

4:00pm: Celebrate the winners at the TROPHY PRESENTATION!  On the patio at the Hotel Maya.  EVERYONE is welcome!
Stay and enjoy the After Party!