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The Coconut Grove Sailing Club (Miami, FL) will organize its 8th Annual Halloween Howler Regatta; one of the most sought after fall youth events, which takes place in the famous sailing ground of the Biscayne Bay.

It is open to the Opti RWB, Opti Green, Laser 4.7 and Laser Radial fleets.

Registration is available through Regatta Network

HALLOWEEN HOWLER REGISTRATION FEES / CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

AUG.01-SEP.30                    $9500      Online Early Bird Fee
OCT.01-OCT.19                    $11000     Online Regular Fee
OCT.20-OCT.25                    $13000     Online Late Fee
OCT.26                                 $15000    Walk-in Fee (Regatta Desk 1700-1900 EST)

HALLOWEEN HOWLER  SCHEDULE OF EVENT

FRIDAY OCTOBER 26TH
• 1700-1900          Competitors’ check-in
• 1700-1900          Spectator/support/coach boats registration
SATURDAY OCTOBER 27TH
• 0700-0900          Competitors’ check-in  /  Spectator/support/coach boats registration
• 0700-0930          Competitors/Coaches Continental Breakfast
• 0900                   Coaches’ Meeting (upstairs)
• 0930                   Competitors’ Meeting
• ASAP                  Mandatory safety check-out to race area for all competitors
• 1100                    First Warning
• ASAP                  Mandatory safety check-in from racing for all competitors
• 1730-2030          Taco Fiesta Dinner followed by the Trick-or-Treat in the Haunted Mooring Fields

SUNDAY OCTOBER 28TH
• 0700-0900         Competitors/Coaches Continental Breakfast
• 0900                  Mandatory safety check-out to race area for all competitors
• 1000                  First Warning
• ASAP                 Mandatory safety check-in from racing for all competitors
• ASAP                 All ID Flags must be returned at the Regatta Desk before end of protest time limit.
• ASAP                 Halloween Howler Raffle (must be present to win)
• ASAP                 Halloween Howler Awards Ceremony

Every year, on the occasion of the Halloween Howler Regatta, the CGSC members take great pride in decorating their boats and in welcoming trick-or-treaters. Our water taxis will take the trick-or-treaters from boat to boat to collect their stash of candies. To keep the fun going we even have awards for the boats participating!
• This event is open to all our registered racers, their siblings, and the children of our CGSC members
• Regatta participants are pre-registered for this event
• Racers’ siblings/kids of CGSC members must register (free) at the Raffle Desk
• All trick-or-treaters must wear an appropriately sized life jacket to be allowed on the water taxi.
• Children under the age of 7 must be accompanied by an adult.

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HAUNTED MOORING FIELD

Saturday October 27th – 1830 TO 2030 EST – REGISTER AT THE RAFFLE DESK (FREE)

Welcome Racers and Coaches!

CGSC and its Race Committee proudly organize over 26 regattas per year. In respect to our 1200 members, we kindly ask our guest racers, their parents and their coaches to support the OA by respecting a few guidelines:

COMPETITOR CHECK-IN UPON ARRIVAL

You must register/check-in at our dock office to be approved to store your boat on the premises in a designated space.

COACH CHECK-IN UPON ARRIVAL

You must register/check-in at our dock office to be approved to moor your vessel at CGSC. Note that only sailboats are authorized to dock. Call our launch to taxi to/from the mooring (VHF 78).

RACING DAYS RESULTS/INFO

Posted on notice board at the end of each day’s racing

REGATTA SHORESIDE RULES

  1. No parking for non-members.
  2. Follow the staff’s directions to unload/load.
  3. UPON ARRIVAL – Both competitors and coaches must register their boat with the dock office.
  4. BOAT/DOLLIES STORAGE – Competitors must keep both boat and dolly in their allotted space.
  5. GEAR & EQUIPMENT – Competitors must keep their gear & equipment in the allotted space. no bags, gear, or equipment under the clubhouse.
    Central grass area must remain clear of boats, dollies, gear, and equipment. this area may be used only for rigging purposes, not storing or rinsing.
  6. RINSING – Hoses are conveniently placed for you on the strip and at the end of the northern and southern docks. no rinsing is permitted on the central grass area.
  7. HELP US KEEP CGSC CLEAN – Several trash cans have been added around the boat storage areas, please pick up trash and debris.
  8. Only sailboats are authorized at docks.
  9. No coach boat may be stored at the docks. only a brief “touch and go” courtesy will be allowed.

PARKING

GROVE PARKING GUIDE

  • (1) 3500 Main Highway
  • (2) 3121 Commodore Plaza
  • (3) 3160 Grand Ave.
  • (4) 3062 Grand Av. (occasional)
  • (5) 3059 Grand Ave.
  • (6) 3351 Virginia St.
  • (7) 3300 Rice St.
  • (8) 2850 Oak Ave.
  • (10) 2800 Florida Ave.
  • (11) 2911 Grand Ave.
  • (12) 2984 Grand Ave.
  • (13) 2889 McFarlane Rd.
  • (14) 2980 McFarlane Rd.
  • (15) 3431 Main Highway