Official Home Page for the 5th Annual, 1998
San Diego to Cabo San Lucas
|Rally Committee Boat Profligate off Turtle Bay, 1997
|IMPORTANT DATES (1998)
|Oct 25th (Sunday)
|11:00am Final deadline for all
Skipper and Crew Release & Waiver forms to be turned in at the Ha-Ha
Rally Center at Cabrillo Isle Marina in San Diego. If all the Release &
Waiver forms aren't in, you can apply for reinstatement at Turtle Bay.
1:00pm Skippers Meeting at Cabrillo Isle Marina, during which time final rally instructions will be handed out and questions answered. Skipper's only, please.
3:00pm The Fifth Annual Ha-Ha Halloween Costume Party and BBQ at San Diego's Cabrillo Isle Marina parking lot, hosted by West Marine. Come in costume! Skipper and First Mate get T-shirts, hats, tote bags and other souvenirs, as well as a free Mexican 'tune-up' dinner. Dinner and beverages for additional crew is $8. T-shirts and other souvenirs will also be for sale.
|Oct 26th (Monday)
|'Lay day'. Last chance to get your act together before heading off into the great unknown.
|Oct 27th (Tuesday)
|Start of Leg One, 11:00am at Coronado Roads - about 90 minutes from Cabrillo Isle Marina. (NOTE: 11:00 start, not 10:00am!)
|Oct 27th (Wednesday)
|Alternative Late Start for fast ralliers only (i.e. with under 30 PHRF), 10:00 a.m.
|Oct 30th (Friday)
|No host 'early arrivers' party at Vera Cruz Restaurant in fabulous downtown Turtle Bay.
|Oct 31st (Saturday)
|Famous Turtle Bay Beach Potluck Party
from 11 to 4. Don't get killed landing your dinghy.
Halloween Night. Enjoy it in Turtle Bay - if you dare!
|Nov 1st (Sunday)
|Start of Leg Two to Bahia Santa Maria
|Nov 3rd (Tuesday)
|Hiking, beach walking, adventuring, and beach party - if surf permits - at Bahia Santa Maria.
|Nov 4th (Wednesday)
|Start of Leg Three to Cabo San Lucas
|Nov 5th (Thursday)
|'Can't Believe We Cheated Death Again' dance and party madness for the young at heart at Squid Roe until the last body falls.
|Nov 6th (Friday)
|Cabo Beach Party hosted by ??? The default is a spontaneous cruiser party on the beach at Cabo in front of a resort or restaurant. Hopefully there'll be cheap beers again this year, but you never can tell. No food. Either way, no problema for a fleet that knows how to have fun.
|Nov 7th (Saturday)
|Awards presentations and party hosted by the Cabo Isle Marina and Corona Beer at the fabulous launch ramp in Cabo. Maybe there will be a couple of rounds of free beer again this year - but you never know.