Dockage

We have made arrangements to moor competitors at Island Gardens Marina . Located on the North West side of Watson Island close to the Miami Yacht Club. This is not mandatory. If staying at Island Gardens Marina the boats shall be kept in their assigned dock space.  Fender suitable for rafting and mooring lines will be required.

Entry fee does include dockage only at Island Gardens for the dates of the event (November 28th – December 3rd).   If you are using Island Gardens, please register directly with them via email dockmaster@islandgardens.com or call 305-531 3747. Additional days are available for $3.50 per foot. Other options for dockage will be posted on the website.

We are working with nearby clubs to accommodate all regatta participants dinghy’s and tender boats. Space for coach boats and tenders will need to be reserved and priority will be given on a first come first serve basis.

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Launch/Haul
2 – 3 mobile cranes will be brought onsite to launch and haul all Melges 24’s in an area near the staging area (B) on the below site map.

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Parking
Ample parking for boat trailers and containers is conveniently located at Island Gardens Marina (A) on above site map. Parking for competitors will be adjacent to Island Gardens Marina.

Meeting/Social Space
Regatta Village will be built nearby Island Gardens so teams and their families and friends can get right into party mode after sailing. All post race social / daily awards, and entertainment will take place here.

Protest Hearings/Jury/Measurement
Trailers and tents will be in the immediate vicinity for any hearings if need be.