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Event Name Catalina Sailing Buccaneer Weekend - Wenches only
Event Date/Time 10/5/2012 9:00 AM to 10/7/2012 5:15 PM
Location in LONG BEACH, CA
Event Type Sailing
Event Description

 

Buccaneer Days is the BIGGEST party of the year at the Isthmus.  Everyone dresses up like pirates and wenches all weekend. You shouldn't sign up for this trip if you don't like cocktails (alot).  You will have the most fun if you are single (not because of any funny business on my boat - just because, you''ll see). 

I'm a 33 year old female sailor with a 27 ft sailboat.  This will be an all girls trip.  I've already got one girl coming.    We're sailing from Long Beach to Catalina (a 5-6 hr sail) on FRIDAY morning (or motoring if there isn’t enough wind)  and return on SUNDAY (we should be back at least by 6pm).  So you must be able to show up in Long Beach by 9am (If I can't get anyone who can take all of Friday off, I would consider meeting at 1 so you can work a half day).  We will be going to 2 Harbors/Isthmus, not Avalon.  This will be a BIG PARTY weekend, so alcoholics will enjoy –not as much fun if you do not like alcohol...  also maybe not as much fun if you are married.  Also, you can hike, bike, snorkel, swim, dive, kayak the caves, drink or play pool at the bar, lay out on the beach, make new friends, dance on the outdoor patio in the evening, drink “Buffalo Milks” as you listen to the live band on the patio in the afternoons, yacht hop or relax by yourself (whatever you want basically). People who have the most fun on this trip are those that can rough it for a few days and are willing to pull their weight by sailing (learning to), and helping with cooking or washing dishes, etc.  Also, it's a great place to be single  or act like you are ;).  The people we will be hanging out with are single between the ages 27-39, so you will probably not feel comfortable if you fall outside of that range.  I'm not trying to offend anyone, but it's a small boat and you can't escape from us all weekend, so keep that in mind before you sign up.  I stock the boat with food and endless bottles of wine for all 3 days, take care of the fuel, mooring fees, etc, so I am asking for $110 per person.  You may want to eat out one day.  I am not a commercial boat, but a private boat owner asking to be reimbursed for expenses :)  Keep in mind that the Catalina Express costs $70 round trip and then you'd have to get a hotel!  but you can sleep on my boat!    It’s not luxurious, but it sleeps 5 comfortably.  It's like glorified camping - kind of like everyone is sleeping in your living room, therefore, if you snore, you may be asked to walk the plank in the middle of the night (not a good trip for you!).  (don't worry there are public showers on the island).    We will leave the island by 12 on SUNDAY(about 5 hours to get back).  

Oh and you must like doggies as I have a salty Brittany Spaniel. 


Disclaimer: although any idiot can legally sail a boat, I am not a licensed charter captain but a private boat owner. All money is to reimburse me for costs of the trip. In signing up, you realize that sailing can be dangerous and if you get hurt, you agree not to whine to your lawyer and sue me because I told you so, and I don’t have any money for you anyways!  

 I have room for about 3 more.  I’m sending out other invitations, so basically whoever wants to go must contact me personally via e-mail with your PHONE NUMBER and I'll call you to let you know that you are on the list.   Please do NOT SIGN UP  here until you hear back from me.  Whosever e-mail with phone number appears in my inbox first is on the list. This the only way I can think of to do it.  It may take me a few days to get back to you, so don't freak out, I'll try to reply to everyone as soon as I can.  So, please e-mail me with the following info (yes, all of it please) to my private e-mail address found under the private information section (you'll have to temporarily sign up to see it):
-Age
-approx weight & height (for buoyancy purposes and sleeping arrangements)
-single? (not trying to find a date or anything.  If there
is a couple, just want to invite another single so
noone is a 3rd wheel;
-type of sailing experience if any
-seasick?
-sports you are into
-dietary restrictions
-Where you live
-Phone number

I will ask you for a $40 deposit via credit card to secure your spot.  I will also ask you to sign a waiver (sorry but California appears to be sue-happy). 

Thank you in advance for not contacting me about future trips at this time.  They will be posted right here. 

PS. if it looks like the spots are filled check with me as the people on the list may not have sent me a deposit yet and you can still come.

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