Dear BENETEAU Owner and Friends:
South Coast Yachts, NAOS and BENETEAU America cordially invite you to attend the 2021 BENETEAU Rendezvous! This year’s event is scheduled for August 6th-8th in Two Harbors, Catalina Island. Keep in mind many sailors head over on Thursday the 5th to extend their time on the island and claim moorings. Moorings are first come/first serve and not guaranteed, 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 today!
Please keep in mind, the only way to sign up for this event is through the link above.
Cost of Admission: $125 per person, kids under 12 are free.
- This will include t-shirts, breakfast buffet, regatta entry, professional photos and drone footage taken by Eddie Frank, light dinner appetizers, and open bar all on Saturday the 7th.
Thursday August 5th, 2021
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 relax into the Island pace. See you at the Harbor Reef Bar for a cold Buffalo Milk! “Wear something Beneteau” so we can find each other! There is no scheduled activity for this day.
Friday August 6th, 2021
The first half of this day is free for you to enjoy the Isthmus, go snorkelling, hiking, nap on the
4-6pm: Dinghy Raft Up! Join us at our host boat, an Oceanis 41.1 (look for our flags!) for a fun raft up with the teams from South Coast Yachts, BENETEAU America, the Dinghy Doctor, and Golden Rule Spirits! BYOB and food to pass around (or keep to yourselves).
The Dinghy Raft Up will also be the time to pick up your Welcome Packets and any remaining t-shirts that your crew ordered. (We will be accepting payment via Check, Cash, or Venmo).
6pm-and on: The rest of the night is free! Relax on your boat, on the beach, or up at the Harbor Reef Bar!
Saturday August 7th, 2021
8am-10am: Buffet breakfast on land at our compound (to the right of the General Store).
10am-12pm: “Ask the Experts.” Casual seminar with industry experts. Welcome Bruce Brown, International Safety at Sea Expert.
1pm-4pm: Ship Rock Regatta. Sail your own boat. Professional photos and drone footage taken by Eddie Frank! Please enjoy our regatta video from last year: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T5FwcwR4h_0&t=4s
5:30pm-9pm: Join us on land at our compound for our “Roaring 20’s” themed party! Come dressed up in your best 1920’s outfits for a fun night of raffles and dancing! There will be appetizers and tapas provided. Open bar from 5:30pm-6:30pm – cash bar for the rest of the evening!
Sunday August 8th, 2021
Lift anchor, sail off at your leisure. Safe voyage home!
IMPORTANT: You are responsible for Paying for Your Own Mooring. Contact Catalina Island Harbor Master Info: (310) 510-4253. Shore boat VHF Channel 9. Moorings are not guaranteed, but they’ve always been able to accommodate our BENETEAU owners.