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Terry Forshier

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Catalina island
« on: May 02, 2021, 08:45:39 AM »

I am going to Catalina island this summer and wondering about the marina there and the sailing opportunities. Have any of you had any experience there?
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Re: Catalina island
« Reply #1 on: May 02, 2021, 09:29:19 AM »

Terry,

Boy have you come to the right place! A while back I was sitting on a mooring in Avalon Harbor and decided to go through the log to see how many times I had made the trip. On just my C34 "Top Gun", we've made the trip 141 times since we got the boat in 1988!

Avalon doesn't have a marina, but they do have a lot of moorings which can be rented on a nightly basis. For our size boat I believe it's about $45 a night. Weekends in the summer moorings are all but impossible to get. If you want to stay through the weekend you'd better plan on arriving early in the week.

At the other end of the island is the Isthmus which also has moorings and the rental situation is about the same.

I could go on and on but it might be better if you just ask specific questions.
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Re: Catalina island
« Reply #2 on: May 02, 2021, 09:55:42 AM »

Terry,

If you go to www.visitcatalinaisland.com there is a webcam and you can check it out.
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