Cruising Rally Schedule

Tentative Schedule 1-5 February 2023

RALLY AND RACE:
Wednesday 1 February 2023 – 1630 to 1930 – BY INVITATION ONLY:
Owner’s plus one evening gathering. CMC entered Race and Rally yacht owners and captains only are invited to an early evening cocktail party held in the tented Asian-style garden located at the head of the main dock at Yacht Club Port De Plaisance Marina in Cole Bay. Sponsor executive personnel also invited. Open Bar and light refreshments served. Light musical accompaniment.

RALLY AND RACE:
Thursday 2 February 2023 – 1400 to 1800 – OPEN TO ALL CMC ATTENDEES
Official registration for all Race and Rally participants.
Distribution of event shirts and materials.
Pre-clearance for all Rally yachts for country Anguilla and for French side at Anse Marcel.

RALLY Only:
Thursday 2 February 2023 – 1800 to 2200 – OPEN TO ALL ATTENDEES & GUESTS
Welcome and kick off party with music.
Sponsor pop-up shops open.

RALLY Only:
Friday 3 February 2023 – 1100 hrs – OPEN TO CRUISING RALLY REGISTERED ENTRIES ONLY
Rally start in Simpson Bay not before 1100.
Rally boats assemble on West side of Simpson Bay in specified area separate from Race boats.
Pursuit-style timed start to separate vessels at the starting line.
Sail to Anse Marcel and enter marina by reservation; or anchor down in bay.
BBQ at Blue Sail Hotel and Restaurant. (Cost no included in entry fee.)
After dinner on your own.

RALLY Only:
Saturday 4 February 2023 – 1100 hrs – OPEN TO CRUISING RALLY REGISTERED ENTRIES ONLY
Rally start offshore of Anse Marcel not before 1100.
Pursuit-style timed start to separate vessels at the starting line.
Sail to Road Bay, Anguilla and anchor.
Beach games to begin in afternoon (time TBD)
Dinner at Lit-Lit. (Cost not included in registration fee.)
After-party at Elvis Beach Bar (Cost not included in registration fee.)

RALLY Only:
Sunday 5 February 2023 – 1100 hrs – OPEN TO CRUISING RALLY REGISTERED ENTRIES ONLY
Rally start offshore of Road Bay not before 1100.
Pursuit-style timed start to separate vessels at the starting line.
Sail back to Simpson Bay and Rally finish.
Rally prize-giving at SMYC at 1800 hrs.
After Regatta / Rally party for all racers and rally goers/skippers, crew/guests.