Destination: NAPA VALLEY YACHT CLUB
Date: August 11-13
ADDRESS: 100 Riverside Drive Napa www.nvyc.org
PORT CAPTAIN: Robert Fowles
SLIP FEE: $1.50/ft/night includes power and water. Max LOA 125', Beam 16" Draft 8' NVYC requires each visiting captain to make their own reservations in advance through the internet at DOCKWA.COM. That includes the first night deposit which is refundable with a cancellation. When making reservations online, be sure to put "Ballena Bay YC Cruise" in the Special Request Field to ensure placement. Check in: 1:00 pm; Check Out: 11:00 am.
FOOD/BEV: Club is open Friday from 5:00pm-9:00pm for cocktails and dinner with RSVP. Downtown Napa has additional restaurants/and social activities and is a 15 minute walk from the marina. There is a dinghy dock in downtown Napa for cruisers wishing to go by water.
FACILITIES: NVYC has an outdoor BBQ and Bocce Ball Court available for visitor's use.
APPROACH: Cross the Bay, under Richmond-San Rafael Bridge, across San Pablo Bay to
Mare Island Strait (Chart #18652 or #18654). Travel up the Napa River under Mare Island Causeway Bridge (bridge tenders answer on VHF 13 or 707-648-4313) and Highway 37 Bridge (100' vertical clearance). Entrance: 38° 17.13N, 122° 17.14W
BEWARE OF SHALLOW WATER (4ft MLLW) at west end of dock per Port Captain and 9-10 ft at high tide. Bottom surface is mud.
SIGN UP: Deadline: July 7, 2023
PLEASE NOTE: NVYC has asked that we submit our reservations as soon a possible to ensure they can save spots for our cruise-in.
Even though Captains must make their own reservations at NVYC, please
fill in the registration form on the BBYC website for this cruise out. If you would like to
participate as a "drive-In" cruiser or would like to crew on another boat, please let him know.
Also, let him know if you are willing to accept guests for the cruise.