2019 Goblin Optimist Regatta

The 2019 Goblin Optimist Regatta is the first part of the SCYYRA Carrie Series.  Please select the links below for information regarding the event. If you have further questions, please contact the Santa Barbara Yacht Club Race Office: racing@sbyc.org or (805) 965-8112.

Online registration for 2019 Goblin Optimist Regatta

For visiting boats, Santa Barbara’s central California location provides easy access from anywhere between San Diego and San Francisco. Trailer storage and dockage will be available for the event.

SANTA BARBARA CHANNEL Santa Barbara Channel offers 50 miles of unparalleled scenery. It is bordered by the Channel Islands National Park to the south and the ‘American riviera’ to the north. The city of Santa Barbara is one of Southern California’s top family vacation destinations, and offers a wide range of options for racers and their ‘shore crew’.

SANTA BARBARA YACHT CLUB One of the oldest clubs on the west coast, Santa Barbara Yacht Club has served racing sailors since 1872. Its current location overlooks the mountains, beaches, and harbor of Santa Barbara. The club supports a wide range of one design, dinghy, and rating rule classes for all ages. The members welcome all regatta participants to enjoy SBYC, the city, and the excellent sailing conditions of Santa Barbara.

image

Race Documents

Schedule

Friday, October 18

1700 Appetizers and no host bar Santa Barbara Yacht Club Bar

Saturday, October 19

0915 - Registration & check-in opens at launch ramp
1015 - Registration & check-in closes
           Competitor meeting at the launch ramp
1230 - Warning signal for first race
Post Racing - Snacks at launch ramp

Sunday, October 20

1030 - Report Time & Costume Contest Judging
1230 - Warning signal for first race
1515 - No warning signal after this time
Post Racing - Snacks at launch ramp & Awards presentation at the Launch Ramp


 

Logistics

Lodging

There are several hotels on Cabrillo Blvd.within walking distance of the regatta site. Early reservations are usually necessary. More affordable options are also available in Santa Barbara or Goleta within a 15 minute drive. SBYC recommends that hotel reservations be made as far in advance as possible. Visit https://santabarbaraca.com/places-to-stay/ for a list of area hotels.

 

Parking

Parking is restricted to certain areas. Below is a map that shows where you can park your trailers, boats, and cars. Please keep the roadways clear as other launch ramp visitors and the harbor patrol may be coming through at several points. Additionally, please only launch using the middle and east most ramp.  Support boats may dock on the UCSB sailing docks located near the launch ramps overnight free of charge.  There is limited dock space and it is first come first serve.


Other Information

Below is a map of local services in Santa Barbara.  Additionally, there are numerous day trips, activities, wine tasting, and shopping locally that can be found simply by visiting https://santabarbaraca.com/plan-your-trip/.

Results